Department of Medicine Awards

  Congratulations to two of our staff on receiving awards from the Department of Medicine! Lindsay Demers, MS, PhD, Director of Education Evaluation Core, received the Excellence in Education Scholarship Mentoring Award, which acknowledges the value of mentoring trainees, junior faculty, and peers in technical , scholarly, and other intangible aspects required for a productive […]

ASH Abstract Achievement Award

Congratulations to our Geriatric Oncology Fellow, Dr. Maya Abdallah, on receiving the American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award! This merit-based award is for trainees who are the first author and presenter on a high-scoring annual meeting abstract. We are so happy and proud to have Dr. Abdallah representing us! Check out her abstract here!

2022 BMC Service Awards

Three members of our section are receiving service awards from Boston Medical Center this year! The 2022 Service Awards took place on October 7th and honored those who marked their 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, or 45 years of service to BMC in 2021. Irina Vovnoboy, MD and Reina Andrade will be celebrating […]

Knight Steel Awarded to Dr. Emily Jones

Each year the geriatrics section selects a resident to receive the Knight steel award. This award was created in honor of R. Knight Steel, the first professor of Geriatrics and Chief of Geriatrics at the Evans Memorial Department of Medicine. The recipient of this award is an individual who has a “personal commitment to older […]

Henry J. Bakst Awarded to Lindsay Merlotti

Each year this prestigious honor is awarded to a medical student who has completed their Geriatrics Rotation here at BU. Awardees are chosen by the faculty of the Boston University Geriatrics Section based on their qualities of personal commitment to individuals in need of care, social awareness, and excellence in clinical medicine as exemplified by […]

Dr. Lau-Ng Receives Award from Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. Rosie Lau-Ng for winning an award at the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine annual conference! She received a “Best of Poster” award in the category of education with her poster titled, “Implementation of an Educational Curriculum on Care of Older Adults with Opioid Use Disorder in Long-Term Care.”

BUSM Distinguished Staff of the Month

Congratulations to Jessica Restrepo, MPH, on receiving the BUSM Distinguished Staff of the Month Award for March! This award recognizes staff who provide exceptional commitment and service to the BUSM community. Jessica is the Geriatrics fourth-year medical student Clerkship Coordinator and has been with the section for three years.

2021 Evans Day Awards

Two of our own physicians, Dr. Hollis Day and Dr. Lisa Caruso have received Evans Day awards. Dr. Day received the Excellence in Educational Scholarship Mentoring Award, which awards clinicians who have been great mentors. This includes demonstrating leadership skills; demonstrating a commitment to mentorship; and developing a supportive environment. Dr. Caruso was designated as […]

Robert Dawson Evans Distinguished Professor of Medicine – Dr. Thomas Perls

One of our own physicians, Dr. Thomas Perls, was recently recognized as a Robert Dawson Evans Distinguished Professor of Medicine. This designation is given to faculty at the Professor rank whose academic achievements have greatly impacted their field in research, education or clinical care. This award includes a stipend to support their respective academic programs. Dr. Perls was […]

2021 George Rosenthal Award

The Dr. George Rosenthal Award for Service Excellence is awarded annually to a Section member who goes “above and beyond”, exerting additional effort, demonstrates energy and enthusiasm for their work and has pride in the section. This year the award goes to Barbara Buczynski, RN. Barbara goes above and beyond daily for patients. She is […]