Scholarships and Awards

Stanley F. Fernandez, MD, PhD, stands in a clinic’s waiting room.

We have supportive faculty members. Cardiology expert Stanley F. Fernandez, MD, PhD — who assists in overseeing our lifestyle medicine rotation — is one of many professors who will encourage you to apply for awards.

We will recognize your accomplishments and support your research.

You will have the opportunity to present a quality improvement project at the school’s Celebration of Scholarship day; this makes you eligible for an award in the quality improvement research category.

Further, as a preventive medicine resident, you will be eligible for a number of other awards:

  • Award of Excellence for Promoting Inclusion and Cultural Diversity
    This honorary award acknowledges individuals whose actions, example and efforts contribute to a respectful and supportive environment at the university and in the Western New York community.
  • Eugene R. Mindell, MD, and Harold Brody, MD ’61, PhD, Clinical Translational Research Award
    This award recognizes a junior research scientist for the best basic science research that seeks to solve a clinical problem.
  • Evan Calkins, MD, Community Based Research Fellowship
    Provides funding to residents and junior faculty who conduct community-based research or quality improvement projects.
  • Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Awards for Excellence in Teaching
    The Siegel Awards are the foremost means for recognizing extraordinary teachers in our school. Considerations for the Siegel Awards include: instructional skill, ability to stimulate thinking and develop understanding, demonstration of sensitivity toward the human condition and serving as a role model for students.
  • Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Our chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society strives to elevate the values of humanism and professionalism in medicine.
  • Social Justice and Equity Award
    Supports residents or fellows who design and begin implementation of projects that will support an inclusive, supportive learning environment or improve healthcare equity.
  • Thomas F. Frawley, MD Research Fellowship Award
    Supports medical or surgical residents and new graduates for whom research represents a primary personal interest and passion.