2021 GIM Excellence Award Winners

Friday, December 17, 2021

We are proud to announce the 6th annual GIM Excellence Awards, presented by our Division Chief, Dr. Ebony Boulware, in the video below. This year we have 7 different awards and 7 individual awardees as well as one team awardee. 

A special thank you goes out to all those who submitted nominations for these awards. 

Staff Excellence Award

 

This award recognizes exemplary service to the division. Eligible candidates must have been with the division for at least 1 year. Nominations were based on the following attributes: problem solving, creativity, leadership, team work and overall positive attitude.

Recipients: 

  • Team Award: DUHS Hospital Medicine Team - Ginger Newbold, Angel Artis, Temika Allen, Tamara Mueller, Cody Woodlief, Jon Brewster, Terri Day, Jennifer Harris, Laura Kelly, Frenequa Holloway, Danielle Johnson, Kim Melton
     
  • Individual Award: Ytina Mangum, Division Administrator

 

Early Career Research Award

This award recognizes early career achievement. Criteria are scientific merit, innovation, clinical/medical impact, and quality of the research environment.

Recipient: Lana Wahid, MD

 

Practice Excellence Award

This award recognizes a GIM faculty member in a clinical setting, who has distinguished himself/herself and the profession by outstanding clinical performance.Practice Excellence Award.

 

Clinical Mentoring Award

This award recognizes excellence in clinical mentoring by a faculty member who demonstrates qualities of a trusted advisor and an influential supporter as demonstrated by the accomplishments of individual mentees.

Recipient: Dan Kaplan, MD

 

Research Mentoring Award

This award recognizes excellence in research mentoring by a faculty member who demonstrates qualities of a trusted advisor and an influential supporter as demonstrated by the accomplishments of individual mentees.

Recipient: Rowena Dolor, MD

 

Educational Excellence Award

Eligible candidates are those who consistently deliver high standards of care and are looked upon as a role model by his or her peers. Additional consideration is given to: (a) impact on education of residents and students in our midst, (b) a track record of sharing his/her expertise with other health care professionals, and/or, (c) recognized contributions and volunteer service to national organizations.

 

Quality Improvement Award

This award recognizes a faculty member(s) who leads quality improvement initiatives in General Internal Medicine that improve important aspects of clinical care at Duke. The award is intended to highlight outstanding team approaches to implementing interventions that improve both patient care and safety.

Recipient: Colby Feeney, MD

 

Click here to see a full listing of past excellence award winners.