Department of Medicine Award Winners

The Department of Medicine recognizes research, education and clinical excellence for faculty, trainees and staff at the annual Evans Research Days Reception Dinner.

2023 Award Recipients

Outstanding Citizenship Award
Sarah Kimball, MD – General Internal Medicine

Clinical Quality Improvement Award
David Yuh, MD – General Internal Medicine

Clinical Innovation Award
Deepa Gopal, MD, MS – Cardiovascular Medicine
Nir Ayalon, MD – Cardiovascular Medicine

Junior Faculty Mentoring Award
Jessica Taylor, MD – General Internal Medicine

Research Mentoring Award
Alexander Walley, MD – General Internal Medicine  

Special Recognition Teaching Award
Mark Sloan, MD – Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Excellence Award
Praveen Govender, MB BCh – Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

Faculty Diversity Award
Kaku So-Armah, PhD – General Internal Medicine

Evans Clinician
Lauren Stern, MD – General Internal Medicine

David Coleman, MD Junior Faculty Prize
Anica Law, MD, MS – Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleepy & Critical Care Medicine

Maria Antoinette Evans Award
Erin Kane – Computational Biomedicine
Daneiris Heredia-Perez, MSPM – General Internal Medicine

David “Aaron” Freed Award
Dennis Chow – Central Finance

Evans Center/IBRO Outstanding Research Collaborator Award
Elise Morgan, PhD – Engineering Design & Innovation