Student Awards

Feinberg students, residents and fellows are doing some extraordinary things in the clinical spaces, research labs and out in the community. Here we share internal and external recognition they have received.
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Courtney Morgan, MD, wins Edelstone-Bendix award in Resident Basic Science Research

Vascular surgery resident, Courtney Morgan, MD, won the Edelstone-Bendix open competition in the category of Resident Basic Science Research. Her winning abstract was “Tissue Factor-Targeted Peptide Amphiphile as an Injectable Therapy for Hemorrhage.”

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Eric Keller received RSNA Research Medical Student Grant

Eric J. Keller, a second-year medical student, received a Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research Medical Student Grant to fund his project, “Finding a Common Ethical Language for Healthcare: the Case of Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids.” The grant will provide him with a stipend that includes funds awarded by the RSNA Research & Education Foundation Board of Trustees and the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University.

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Victoria Weston, MD, named president of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Association

Victoria Weston, MD, a resident in emergency medicine, was named president of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Association.

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26th Annual Department of Medicine Resident Research Day

The first place winner in basic science was Michael Donnan, MD, for his research on the “Role of Epithelial Membrane Protein-2 (EMP2) in Nephrotic Syndrome.” Second place in basic science was awarded to Ryan Nelson, MD, for his research on “Cardiac Glycosides Inhibit Influenza A Replication.”
In clinical science, Shishir Sharma, MD, won first place for his research on the “Association of Serum Leptin with Future Left Ventricular Structure and Function: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).” Carlos Almanza, MD, was the clinical science runner up for his research on the “Predictors of Unsuccessful Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) of Complex Colon Polyps (CCP): Results from a Large Multicenter US study.”

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Michael Wanding received an NIH/NIGMS F32 award

Michael Wanding, MD, a resident in surgery, received an NIH/NIGMS F32 award for “The Impact of Public Reporting on Clinical Outcomes and Quality Improvement.”

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