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Resident Graduation Recognitions and Awards Friday, June 19, 2020 Hiram C. Polk, Jr. , M. D. Department of Surgery
Welcome by Dr. Kelly Mc. Masters! I would like to begin todays Program with a very special THANK YOU to several leaders in this group who have made the past Academic Year flow seemingly smooth and effortless. o o o Drs. Matt Benns, Keith Miller and Farid Kehdy Drs. Bill Cheadle and Glen Franklin Dr. David Richardson Mark Nicolas - Administrative Chief Resident Alexis Nickols - Administrative Chief for Surgical Education Molly Poole and Machenize Eason
Speaker: Dr. Susan Galandiuk Shannon Mc. Chesney, M. D. Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellow Residency: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 2013 – 2016 and 2017 – 2019; Research Fellowship Ochsner Dept. of Colon and Rectal Surgery 2016 -2017 Future Plans: to be determined
Speaker: Dr. Gary Vitale John “Isaac” Young, M. D. ERCP Fellow Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda, MD Residency: Oregon Health and Science University, Dept of Surgery Future Plans: Dr. Young will return to his position as Staff General Surgeon at the Phoenix
Speaker: Dr. Bradon Wilhelmi Swapnil Kachare, M. D. , MBA Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow Medical School: University of Buffalo School of Medicine Residency: East Carolina University, Department of Surgery Future Plans: Accepted to two Fellowships – 2020 -2021 Harvard/Beth Israel Deaconess Hand Surgery 2021 -2022 Harvard/Mass General Hospital Craniofacial and Aesthetic Fellow
Speaker: Dr. Glen Franklin Lindsey Arnold, M. D. Surgical Critical Care Fellow Residency: University of Louisville Future Plans: Baptist East Hospital Associates in General Surgery All physicians in this practice are former Residents in General Surgery, U of L Dept. of Surgery: Drs. Danielle (Patterson) Humphrey, Graham Englund, Robert Cacchione, Jan Chipman, Richard Pokorny.
Speaker: Dr. Glen Franklin Ryne Marshall, M. D. Surgical Critical Care Fellow Residency: Indiana University Future Plans: Bryn Health (Lincoln, NE) for Trauma/Critical Care
Speaker: Dr. Glen Franklin Frank Wood, M. D. Trauma Fellow Residency: University of Oklahoma Future Plans: Instructor in General Surgery, Hiram C. Polk, JR. , M. D. , Dept. Of Surgery, Univ. of Louisville
Speaker: Dr. Robert C. G. Martin, II Conor O’Neill, M. D. Surgical Oncology Fellow Residency: General Surgery, University of Texas Future Plans: Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2020 General Surgery Resident Graduates Introductions by Matt Benns, M. D.
Eric Anderson, M. D. Medical School: Creighton University Future Plans: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellow, Salt Lake City, Utah
Charles “Beau” Bush, M. D. Medical School: University of South Alabama Future Plans: Vascular Fellow, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Christopher Murter, M. D. Medical School: Pennsylvania State University Future Plans: Vascular Fellow, Eastern Virginia, Norfolk, VA
Alexis Nickols, M. D. Administrative Chief for Surgical Education Medical School: Georgetown University Future Plans: Surgical Critical Care Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Mark Nicolas, M. D. Chief Administrative General Surgery Resident Medical School: University of Cincinnati Future Plans: Surgical Critical Care Fellow, Indiana University
Ashley Watson Taylor, M. D. Medical School: University of Cincinnati Future Plans: Private Practice, Houston, Texas
William “Micah” Whited, M. D. Medical School: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Future Plans: Cardiovascular Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas
2020 Recognitions and Awards Hiram C. Polk, Jr. , M. D. Department of Surgery • • • Julep Cups will be or have already been distributed by Division Directors Monetary Awards (Minus taxes as per University guidelines) should be in your June 30, 2020 paycheck unless paid by an outside source Certificates will be placed on the desk next to the Resident Mailboxes (same cubicle) in the Ambulatory Care Building Offices. These will be in alphabetical order by name of recipient.
Frank B. Miller, M. D. Surgery Resident Education and Medical Mission Fund Presented by: Matt Benns, M. D. Dr. Frank Miller was a beloved member of the Univ. of Louisville community for over forty years. Dr. Miller gave much of his life to the university, as Chief of Trauma at University Hospital, the Division of General Surgery and an outstanding surgeon, teacher and mentor. Two of Dr. Miller’s brothers have created the Frank Miller, M. D. Surgery Resident Education and Medical Mission Fund. e would like to thank Mr. Don Miller and the entire Miller family, as well as Frank’s partner of over 40 years, Pat Hunt, for the continued support of the Dept. of Surgery, in Frank’s name. W The 2020 Recipient of this recognition is Dr. Amy Wise. Frank B. Miller, M. D.
Price-Brohm Award Presented by Dr. Nick Nash Given in Recognition of Excellence in Undergraduate as Voted by Senior Students. This award was selected from the Post Graduate Level I – III Residents Recipient: Medical School: Gianna Katsaros, M. D. University of Cincinnati
The Frank B. Miller, M. D. Excellence in Teaching Award Presented by Dr. Nick Nash Given in Recognition of Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction as Voted by Senior Students This award was selected from the Post Graduate Level IV and V Resident Recipient: Medical School: Alexis Nickols, M. D. Georgetown University
Edelen-Hagan Award Presented by Dr. Mike Egger Best Publication by Resident – Voted by Faculty Committee Recipients: Matthew Woeste, M. D. and Jessica Schucht, M. D. Matthew Woeste, M. D. Medical School: University of Louisville “Identifying Factors Predicting Prolonged Opioid Use After Mastectomy” MD, Matthew R. Woeste, MD, Neal Bhutiani, MD, Ph. D, Anne E. Geller, BS, Harriet Eldridge-Hindy, MD, Kelly M. Mc. Masters, MD, Ph. D, and Nicola´s Ajkay, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, KY; Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Louisville, KY “Identifying Factors Predicting Prolonged Opioid Use After Mastectomy” Ann Surg Oncol (2020) 27: 993 -1/001 DOI 10. 1245/s 10434019 -08171 -4 Ann Surg Oncol (2020) 27: 993– 1001 https: //doi. org/10. 1245/s 10434 -019 -08171 -4 Jessica Schucht, M. D. Medical School: Wright State University "Incidence of and Risk Factors for Multiple Readmissions after Kidney Transplantation". Schucht J, Davis EG, Jones CM, Cannon RM. "Incidence of and Risk Factors for Multiple Readmissions after Kidney Transplantation". Am Surg. 2020; 86(2): 116 -120.
Hugh C. Williams, M. D. Travel Scholarship Presented by Dr. Farid Kehdy Mrs. Hugh C. Williams Luckett established an award in memory of her late husband, Hugh C. Williams, M. D. , for his outstanding contribution to the Department of Surgery and the School of Medicine. Presented annually, this award is given to a deserving scholar who plans to train in another institution of excellence. The candidate is nominated by the Chairman of the Department of Surgery to be applied for travel expenses incurred for scientific meeting during the academic year. Recipients: Michael Carr University of South Florida Amelia Rogers Thomas Jefferson University Joseph Sweeney Wake Forest Jonathan Vacek St. George University Brittany Hegde University of Tennessee Ansley Smith University of South Alabama Andrew Tuman University of Tennessee Matt Woeste University of Louisville
Pediatric Surgery Annual Award Presented by Dr. Mary Fallat Given in Recognition for Leadership and Compassionate Care to Pediatric Surgery Patients. Recipient: Timothy Dawson, M. D. Medical School: University of Louisville
Waterman-Abrams Award Presented by Dr. Keith Miller In Recognition of Compassionate Patient Care This award is named in honor of former Faculty Members Norton Waterman, M. D. and Berel Abrams, M. D. and established by Martha Mc. Coy, M. D. to pay tribute to her former partners/colleagues. Recipient(s): Christopher Murter, M. D. Medical School: Pennsylvania State University Elizabeth Brunderman, M. D. Medical School: University of Louisville
Vascular Surgery Service Award Presentation by Dr. Amit Dwivedi Given in Recognition for Leadership to one Senior Resident and one Junior Resident for Exemplary performance on the Vascular Service. Selected by the Vascular Surgery Faculty Recipient(s): Gerald “Jack” Cheadle, M. D. Medical School: University of Louisville David Keevan, M. D. Medical School: University of Kentucky
University of Louisville Third-Year Resident “Wedge” Award Presentation by: Dr. Brian Harbrecht For Excellence Displayed on the Trauma Service Presented to the Third-Year Resident on the Trauma Service who Best Exemplifies the Principles of Trauma Care at the University of Louisville First presented in 1998 5 Qualities Illustrated (1) Communication; (2) Compassion; (3) Dedication; (4) Knowledge; (5) Professionalism Recipient: Medical School: Amelia Rogers, M. D. Thomas Jefferson University
Ashley K. Wilson, M. D. Award This award is given to the 2 nd year surgical resident who during their Trauma Rotation best demonstrates the principles of compassion, medical knowledge and ICU care characteristic of the commitment Dr. Wilson, former Trauma Fellow, gave to the patients in her care. Recipient: Anthony Grzeda, M. D. Medical School: St. Louis University
Recognition of Surgical Oncology Service Award Presentation by Dr. Robert C. G. Martin, II Recognition of Excellence while on the Surgical Oncology Service Recipient: William “Micah” Whited, M. D. Medical School: University of South Carolina – Chapel Hill
Gerald M. Larson, M. D. Award (formerly the William L. Brohm Award) Presentation by: Dr. Matt Benns Dr. Larson was a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. He completed his Internship and Residency at Boston University. Following his Residency he completed a Surgical Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Illinois where he remained on the faculty for several years. In 1980 Dr. Larson joined the University of Louisville faculty where he remained teaching Residents and Students until his retirement in August, 2017. Dr. Larson was the Director of the Surgery Student Education program for many years and he continues to assist with lectures and mentoring the students. Dr. Larson created a gift in celebration of his career at the University of Louisville. Outstanding Overall performance by a Surgical Resident – Voted by a Faculty Committee Recipient: Medical School: Mark Nicolas, M. D. University of Cincinnati
RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS By Mark Nicolas, M. D. • Special Thanks to Graduate Medical Education Coordinator – Molly Poole • Thanks to General Surgery Resident Program Coordinator – Machenize Eason
RESIDENT PRESENTATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS Commentary by Mark Nicolas, M. D. Chief Administrative Resident in General Surgery
Robert L. Fulton, M. D. Award Presentation by: Dr. Christopher Murter Dr. Fulton was both a Resident and Faculty member of the Department of Surgery for over 30 years. He was an outstanding teacher and mentor. This Award Is selected by the General Surgery Chief Residents and is presented to the faculty member who best demonstrates the leadership, technical expertise and clinical judgment of a true surgical role model. Recipient: Prejesh Philips, M. B. B. S. Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology and Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program, Hiram C. Polk, Jr. , M. D. Dept. of Surgery, Univ. of Louisville
J. David Richardson, M. D. Award Presentation by: Dr. Mark Nicolas Presented for Clinical Excellence to a 3 rd year Resident as Voted by the Department of Surgery Chief General Surgery Residents Recipient: Medical School: Amelia Rogers, M. D. Thomas Jefferson University
Hiram C. Polk, Jr. , M. D. Award Presentation by: Dr. Alexis Nickols Selected by Chief Residents in General Surgery to honor former Chairman, Dr. Hiram Polk, Jr. for his significant contributions to Surgery. Recipient announced on next slide
Recipient: Dr. Keith Miller
Closing Comments by Kelly Mc. Masters, M. D. , Ph. D. Ben A. Reid, Sr. , M. D. Professor and Chairman, Hiram C. Polk, Jr. , M. D. Department of Surgery University of Louisville School of Medicine Please visit our Facebook page for a slide presentation featuring our Resident Graduates – “Department of Surgery University of Louisville Alumni” https: //www. facebook. com/University-of-Louisville-Department-of-Surgery-102605266479288/