Honors & Awards

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Inaugurated as a medical student and recognized for “demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service.” Honored for elevating the values of humanism and professionalism within the field of medicine.

Mercy Catholic Medical Center: Transitional Resident of the Year

Honored for embodying a great spirit of altruism, advocacy for patients, compassion, teamwork, education, and medical knowledge and abilities.

Stanford University: Fellowship in Anesthesia Research and Medicine

Admitted to fellowship to train as an excellent clinician, future leader in the specialty, and clinician-scientist in simulation-based medical education.

Funding: $30,000

Stanford Society of Physician Scholars

Inaugurated during residency and recognized for leadership, research, education, collaboration and mentoring of medical students.

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research: Resident Scholar to American Society of Anesthesiologist and Society for Education in Anesthesia annual meeting

Selected nationally as a promising resident to lead the specialty in the fields of education and research.

Funding: $1,000 and $1,500 departmental supplement



Stanford Senior Resident Teaching Scholar – Education “Chief”

Selected by faculty and peers for outstanding educator skills as a resident. Charged with enhancing the educational experience of residents and medical students in anesthesiology.

Society of Technology in Anesthesia: Excellence in Technology Abstract

Abstract title: ImPRINT: A blended-learning online and simulation-based curriculum to promote intern wellness and increase medical knowledge during the CB-1 year.

American Society of Regional Anesthesia: Resident of the Year

Selected nationally for contributions to advancing regional anesthesia, the welfare of resident education, and showing strong role modeling and mentorship ability among my peers.

Funding: $1,500 and $1,000 departmental supplement

Stanford University: Outstanding Contributions to Research in Anesthesia

Selected for contributions in medical education research, publication and dissemination, national and international scholarly activity, and securing extramural funding as a resident.

Funding: $100

Stanford Anesthesia Research: Best Educational Abstract

Abstract title: Simulation-based crisis resource management training between anesthesiology and general surgery residents is efficacious in team building and communication development.

Funding: $200



Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (AHEAD)

Selected locally to promote excellence in education of health professionals through scholarship, fostering innovation, and outstanding teaching.

American Society of Anesthesiologists Social Media Ambassador

Selected internationally to engage social media audience in missions of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Duke Gold Star for Clinical Excellence; Duke University Hospital

Selected locally for excelling in clinical care

Global Health Fellow in Education Research and Quality; ChatrHealth

Selected internationally for expertise in medical education research and implementation science

Funding: $15,000

Duke AHEAD Supporting Health Professions Educators (DASHE) Award

Selected locally to advance educational research and scholarship.

Funding: $2,500