Awards

Our residents are have been recognized for a number of important clinical, academic, research and service contributions.

Class of 2016

  • Kenyani Davis, MD:
    • Evan Calkins Grant, 2014: "The elephant in the room: the underutilization of Hospice services within the African American Community in Buffalo, NY"
    • GME 2013-2014 Quality Improvement Award for "Increasing obesity screening amongst clinical providers at Hertel-Elmwood Clinic"

Class of 2015

  • Zubair Butt, MBBS - GME 2014-2015 Quality Improvement Award for “Improving the medical care of chronic lung disease patients at HEIM Clinic”
  • Aparanjita Kolluru, MBBS - Fellowship in Health Policy at the American College of Preventive Medicine. 2014. Washington, DC.
  • Wudeneh Mulugeta, MD, MPH:
    • GME 2014-2015 Quality Improvement Award for “Improving transition of care through timely primary care follow up.”
    • First place award poster presentation: Scholarly Exchange Day and Department of Medicine Research Day in Buffalo, NY. Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Orlando, FL. 2014. “Improving patient safety when using aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.”
    • GME 2013-2014 Quality Improvement Award for “Improving patient safety when using aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. “
    • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. 2013

Class of 2014

  • Erin Campbell, MD, MPH - The cooking for Health Initiative: An Interdisciplinary Pilot Program, 2013, February 2014. Poster presentation, American College of Preventive Medicine. New Orleans, LA. Green Belt Certification, Lean Six Sigma. UB TCIE 2014

Class of 2013

  • Imran Ahmad, Rashmi Bismark and Tyler Evans - “Burnout and Health Promoting Behaviors Among Residents in Buffalo, NY,” 2013 Scholarly Exchange Day, University at Buffalo, First Place Award for Poster
  • Rashmi Bismark – Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society, Gamma Lambda Chapter, SPHHP
  • Bi Tadzong – Gold Humanism in Medicine Society, University at Buffalo; Green Belt Certification, Lean Six Sigma, UB TCIE

Class of 2012

  • Dhanashri Kohok – GME 2011-2012 Quality Improvement Award for “Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors at a Renal Transplant Clinic – Interventions to Minimize Clinical Inertia”; Green Belt Certification, Lean Six Sigma, UB TCIE
  • Joel Beatty – Pfizer Fellowship in Health Policy, ACPM (Jul-Aug 2011); Green Belt Certification, Lean Six Sigma, UB TCIE

Class of 2011

  • Sohaib Aleem – Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2010-2011; Green Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma
  • Roberto Diaz Del Carpio – Chair, UB Resident’s Committee; Green Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma

Class of 2010

  • Christopher Co and Deirdre Wheat - First Place in Category of Patient Safety, “An Assessment of Patient Sign-outs Conducted by University at Buffalo Internal Medicine Residents,” NY Chapter ACP Annual Resident/Student Poster Competition, April 2010
  • Deirdre Wheat – Philip Goldstein, MD Memorial Award, Dept of Medicine University at Buffalo; Outstanding Resident Poster in Clinical Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine, “Intention to Receive HPV Vaccine Among Male College Students,” ACPM Annual Conference, February 2010