Serchuck Award

The Serchuck Award is given annually at the Medical Student Summer Research Symposium for outstanding research posters created by medical students at Boston University School of Medicine. Students who display posters are part of the Medical Student Summer Research Program that awards scholarships to students to undertake research at Boston University Medical Center (BUMC).

The award honors Jerry Serchuck, one of the longtime donors to the Medical Student Summer Research Program. Mr. Serchuck has given generously to the research program from its official establishment in 2000 when fifteen class-of-2003 students undertook research in various BUMC departments. The program continues to flourish as a direct result of his initial contribution and ongoing support. The first Serchuck Award was given in 2007.

Award categories are:
Best Poster Categories:
  • Best basic science poster
  • Best clinical science poster
  • Best medical education poster
  • Best quality improvement (QI) poster
Honorable Mention Categories:
  • Honorable mention (basic science poster)
  • Honorable mention (clinical science poster)
  • Honorable mention (medical education poster)
  • Honorable mention quality improvement (QI) poster

Directory of Serchuck Awards

The following poster presentations earned the Serchuck Award.


Best Basic Science Poster
Best Clinical Science Poster
Best QI Poster
Best Medical Education Poster


Honorable Mentions – Basic Science Poster
Honorable Mentions – Clinical Science Poster
Honorable Mention – QI Poster
Honorable Mentions – Medical Education Poster