2024 Chief Appreciation and Residency Award Ceremony

On June 14th Residency Education held their Annual Resident Awards and Recognition Luncheon following the PGY-4 Grand Rounds. Several of the residents were recognized for their hard work and contributions to the program during the 2023-24 academic year.

Administrative Chief Residents

Jeffrey Plante, DO and Minyi Lin, MD

The Chief Resident Award is a prestigious recognition given to our Administrative Chief Residents who have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, clinical competence, and a commitment to the overall well-being of their fellow residents and the medical community.

Outpatient Chief Residents

Gerald Richardson Outpatient Chief Award

Gerald Richardson, MD and Gurumayan Somesan, DO

The Outpatient Chief Resident Award is a prestigious recognition given to an exceptional individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership, clinical skills, and dedication in the field of outpatient medicine during their residency program. This award highlights the outstanding contributions made by the recipient in the outpatient setting, where they have displayed a commitment to providing high-quality patient care, promoting efficient and effective healthcare delivery, and exhibiting strong leadership qualities.

John Adams Academic Award Winners

John E. Adams Memorial Academic Achievement Award

The John E. Adams Memorial Academic Achievement award is a recognition bestowed upon residents who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance and excellence in their educational endeavors. This prestigious award is presented to the residents who scored the highest in their class on the PRITE exam.

Dr. Lin receiving the Joseph Cheong Award with Dr. Gopinath

Josepha A. Cheong, MD Medical Student Clinical Teacher Award

Minyi Lin, MD
This award recognizes and honors exceptional clinical teachers who have made significant contributions to the education and training of medical students. These individuals serve as role models and mentors, demonstrating outstanding dedication, knowledge, and skill in their interactions with students.

Richard Christensen, MD Community Service Award

Diego Nolasco, MD
This award is a prestigious recognition given to individuals that have made outstanding contributions and demonstrated a strong commitment to serving their community. This award aims to acknowledge those who have selflessly dedicated their time, skills, and resources to making a positive and lasting impact on the lives of others.

John M. Kuldau, MD Research Award

Steven Toffel, MD
This award recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of research and honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in psychiatry. This prestigious award acknowledges the dedication, innovation, and impact of researchers who have demonstrated excellence in their work.

Brent Beck

Ross McElroy, MD Psychotherapy Award

Brent Beck, MD
The recipient of this award is someone who has demonstrated outstanding expertise, innovation, and effectiveness in their therapeutic approach. They have made notable contributions to the development and application of psychotherapeutic techniques, theories, or interventions, resulting in improved patient outcomes and enhanced mental health care.

Patient Care Award

Minyi Lin, MD
The recipient of this award consistently goes above and beyond their professional responsibilities, demonstrating a deep understanding of the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of those under their care. They establish meaningful connections with patients, treating each individual with respect, empathy, and kindness.

Medical Student Teaching Awards

Excellence in medical student teaching in the adult outpatient clinic.

Excellence in Medical Student Education during the Psychiatry Clerkship

VA Awards

CL Awards