On June 5, students graduating from the UW School of Medicine participated in the 55th Investiture of Doctoral Hoods and the Physician's Oath Ceremony. Several students were honored as part of the ceremony.
Twenty-nine students earned entry into Alpha Omega Alpha, the national honor medical society. Eighteen students also graduated with honors or high honors.
Other awards and honors listed below:
GRADUATION WITH HIGH HONORS: Kyle J. Garton, Alyssa Stephenson-Famy
GRADUATION WITH HONORS: Brock A. Anderson, RJ Axtell, Justin Lee Hopkin, Annalise Noelle Husen, Anna S. Loge, Kristin Hendren Magee, Barbara Norquist, William Thomas Page, Katherine Bruya Reed, Jared William Remington, Amber C. Robbins, Leah Smith, Benjamin J. Staudinger, Daniel William Suver, Joseph Folsom Woodward
ELLEN GRIEP AWARD: Elizabeth Christine Hutchinson
The graduates give this award to the classmate who inspires others by maintaining excellence in both medical school academics and in outside endeavors.
JAMES W. HAVILAND AWARD: Celine Rani Gounder
This award is given for outstanding clinical competence and for unusual promise as a leader of medicine in the future.
GARY E. LEINBACH AWARD: Timothy J. Malins
This award honors clinical excellence and sensitivity to the needs of both individuals and the medical school.
GEORGIANA KIRBY AWARD: Sachita Pramodchandra Shah
This award is for outstanding dedication to studies and clinical work, and compassion for patients embodied in the ideal physician.
MERCK MANUAL AWARDS: Catherine J. Bakewell, Aaron M. Dalan, Christine Chen Jensen, Wendy L. McGoodwin
VIRGINIA MASON MEDICAL CENTER AWARD: Meredith Pierce Sheedy
WYOMING MEDICAL SOCIETY TOP GRADUATE: Amber C. Robbins
Department of Anesthesiology
JOHN J. BONICA AWARD: Annie Irwin Kiesau
Department of Family Medicine
KING COUNTY ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FAMILY MEDICINE/THEODORE J. PHILLIPS AWARD: Kelly K. Givler and Zahra Aminmohamed Karmali
WASHINGTON ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICANS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH IN FAMILY MEDICINE: Shelley Ringo
Department of Medicine
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICANS AWARD: Melissa Sweet Rockefeller
SOCIETY FOR ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE EXCELLENCE IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE AWARD: Sachita Pramodchandra Shah
PFIZER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN INTERNAL MEDICINE: Heather Dawn Rogers
ROBERT S. EVANS AWARD: Zahra Aminmohamed Karmali
SEATTLE ACADEMY OF INTERNAL MEDICINE AWARD: Anna S. Loge
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
SEATTLE GYNECOLOGICAL SOCIETY AWARD: Mary F. Murdoch
Department of Pediatrics
FREDERICK C. MOLL PRIZE IN PEDIATRICS: Aaron M. Dalan
Department of Psychiatry
MARGARET O'DONNELL PRIZE IN PSYCHIATRY: Catherine J. Bakewell
Department of Surgery
HENRY N. HARKINS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SURGERY: Brock A. Anderson