Residency Education Awards and Recognition

Kim L. Walker Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching

Outstanding faculty achievement in didactic and/or clinical teaching of residents in the Department of Anesthesiology during the past academic year, as well as for excellence in serving as a mentor, building residents in the development of their careers in Anesthesiology at the Penn State College of Medicine.

2013-2014            Cathy Paige, M.D.
2012-2013            Sanjib Adhikary, M.D.
2011-2012            Sanjib Adhikary, M.D.
2010-2011            W. Bosseau Murray, M.B., Ch.B.
2009-2010            Venugopal S. Reddy, M.D.
2008-2009            Venugopal S. Reddy, M.D.
2007-2008            W. Bosseau Murray, M.B., Ch.B.
2006-2007            J. Eric Greensmith, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Faculty Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching Associate Professors and Professors

2013-2014            Verghese Cherian, M.D.
2012-2013            Khaled Sedeek, M.D.
2011-2012            W. Bosseau Murray, M.B., Ch.B.
2010-2011            Leonard Pott, M.B., BCh
2009-2010            W. Bosseau Murray, M.B., Ch.B.
2008-2009            W. Bosseau Murray, M.B., Ch.B.
2007-2008            Venugopal S. Reddy, M.D.
2006-2007            Venugopal S. Reddy, M.D.

Junior Faculty Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching
Clinical Instructors and Assistant Professors

2013-2014            Carolyn A. Barbieri, M.D.
2012-2013            Carolyn A. Barbieri, M.D.
2011-2012            Carolyn A. Barbieri, M.D.
2010-2011            Sanjib Adhikary, M.D.
2009-2010            Carolyn A. Barbieri, M.D.
2008-2009            Michael S. Ingerski, M.D.
2007-2008            David A. Burns, M.D.
2006-2007            Arne Budde, M.D., D.E.A.A.

Resident Teaching Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching

2013-2014            Theodore J. Cios, M.D., MPH & Michael Sharghi, M.D.
2012-2013            James Lamberg, D.O.
2011-2012            Theodore J. Cios, M.D.
2010-2011            Stephen Sardino, M.D.
2009-2010            Eric Chappell, D.O.
2008-2009            Richard Month, M.D.
2007-2008            Richard Month, M.D.
2006-2007            Matthew L. Stiles, M.D.

Outstanding Senior Resident Award for Excellence in the Operating Room presented by the Anesthesia Technicians

2013-2014            Demetrius Karanzalis, D.O.
2012-2013            Sprague William Hazard, III, M.D.
2011-2012            Filip B. Trojanowski, M.D.
2010-2011            Shannon M. Kline, M.D.
2009-2010            Richard C. Month, M.D.
2008-2009            Pia V. Lippincott, M.D.
2007-2008            Richard Month, M.D.

Senior Resident Scholar Award

For consistent and excellent performance in all of the ACGME Core Competencies: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Interpersonal Communication Skills, Systems-Based Practice, Practice Based Learning and Improvement

2013-2014         Saifeldin Mahmoud, M.D., Ph.D., Sarah Nie, M.D., S. Michael Roberts, D.O., Justin Pachuski, M.D., Michael Sharghi, M.D.
2012-2013         Justin Pachuski, M.D.; Michael Sharghi, M.D.; David B. Owen, D.O.; Matthew Suchy, D.O.; Julie T. Vuong, M.D.
2011-2012         Jeremiah J. Blankenship, D.O.; David B. Owen, D.O.; Julie T. Vuong, M.D.

Junior Resident Professional Practice Award

For consistently displaying excellence of professionalism in patient care, accountability, mentoring, collegiality, integrity, and teamwork during your initial year of training at Penn State Hershey

2013-2014        Jacob Gillikin, M.D.
2012-2013        Kevin Funez, M.D.; Jennifer Sogge, M.D.
2011-2012        Bryan A. Currie, D.O.; James Lamberg, D.O.

Resident Research Publication Awards

2013-2014      Saifeldin Mahmoud, M.D., Ph.D., 1st Place, James Lamberg, D.O., 2nd Place, S. Michael Roberts, D.O., 3rd Place
2012-2013      Michael Sharghi, M.D., 1st Place; Bunty Shah, M.D., 2nd Place
2011-2012      Ravish Kapoor, M.D., 1st Place; Sprague William Hazard, III, M.D., 2nd Place; Andaleeb A. Ahmed, M.D., 3rd Place


Case Conference Presentation Award

2013-2014      Bryan Currie, DO, 1st Place, Meghan Whitley, DO, 2nd Place, James Lamberg, DO, 3rd Place


Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Resident Scholars and Grants

2014       Monique Mostert, M.D.; Ashlee Pruett, D.O.
2013       Jason Conway, M.D.; Sarah Nie, M.D.
2012       Theodore J. Cios, M.D., M.P.H.; Andrew T. Waberski, M.D.
2010       Saravanan Ramamoorthy, M.D.
2007       Shawn C. Murphy, D.O.
2006       Jason Bundy, M.D.; Sanjay Dabas, M.D.
2005       Jennifer Gilbert, D.O.
2004       Brian D. Wickham, M.D.
2003       William A. Tisdall, M.D.
2002       Baihan Li, M.D.
2000       Fernando Gutierrez, M.D.
1994       Jeffrey Taekman, M.D.
1991       John C. Keifer, M.D. - New Investigator Award
1990       David Fehr, M.D. - Research Starter Grant; Marilyn G. Larach, M.D. - Research Starter Grant
1989       J. Eric Greensmith, M.D., Ph.D. 
1998       Steven E. Zgleszewski, M.D.
1987       Thomas M. Skeehan, M.D. - Research Starter Grant
1985     William Andrew Kofke, M.D., M.B.A., F.C.C.M. - New Investigator Award