Alumni Awards

Each year, through our Alumni Awards, we recognize the exceptional accomplishments of the alumni of our residency program in Emergency Medicine. Awards recognize excellence in the following categories:


The Excellence in Research Award honors an alumnus/alumna with high achievement in research and discovery. Awardees will demonstrate a record of research innovation and productivity, a scientific publication of particularly high quality, or development of important, funded research programs, centers, or institutes


The Excellence in Education Award honors an alumnus/alumna dedicated to medical education who has a record of outstanding teaching effectiveness, possesses the ability to inspire, promote, and sustain the intellectual development of learners, and/or develops innovative educational courses and programs.


The Excellence in Service Award honors an alumnus/alumna for exceptional and dedicated service. Awardees will have made significant contributions to the service of vulnerable populations, or of faculty, staff and/or students. This individual will have demonstrated a commitment to facilitating the well-being and success of others

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award honors an alumnus/alumna who has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion on an institutional and/or national level within the clinical or academic workplace, with regard to education and/or patient care.

Health Administration

The Excellence in Health Administration honors an alumnus/alumna who exemplifies how leaders, managers and caregivers proactively collaborate to create programs or system changes that improve patient care.

Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award honors an alumnus/alumna who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in Emergency Medicine through education, research, administration, DEI, or service. The alumnus must be less than or equal to 6 years post training.