Department of Pediatrics Excellence Awards

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2022 Application Materials

The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce awards to recognize faculty who have distinguished themselves with exceptional performance in the past fiscal year (September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022).  These efforts are part of a broader aspiration to foster a culture that acknowledges the accomplishments of our faculty.

  • The Excellence in Advocacy Award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in advocating to improve the health and well-being for children and adolescents at the hospital, city, state and national levels. 
  • The Excellence in Outreach Care Award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in the missions of clinical care, education, and/or leadership while devoting more than 60% of their time in outreach settings.
  • The Excellence in Scholarship Award recognizes faculty who have distinguished themselves with exceptional achievement in areas of scholarship within the past year
  • The Excellence in Education Award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated exceptional contributions in education of medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, post-graduate students, faculty, other trainee disciplines (e.g., RNs, EMTs, PAs, APNs, etc.) and other learners
  • The Excellence in Clinical Care Award recognizes faculty who have delivered high quality patient care at Lurie Children’s, affiliated practices and partner hospitals, and in local, community, state, national and international settings
  • Note: While there is no longer a Leadership Award, leadership accomplishments will be an important consideration in all other award categories.
See the FAQs for full details about submission.

2021 Winners

We are delighted to acknowledge the following individuals for outstanding performance and contributions to our mission over the past year. Three awards were bestowed in each category per rank (assistant professor/instructor; associate professor/clinician; professor/master clinician. View the achievements of the award winners. Congratulations!

Excellence in Clinical Care

Recipients: Kate Lucey, Emily Roben, Amy Lay, John Fortunato

Excellence in Education

Recipients: Priya Jain, Suzanne Schmidt, Ravi Jhaveri

Excellence in Leadership

Recipients: Erin Paquette, Mariana Glusman, Priya Verghese

Excellence in Outreach Care

Recipients: Shivani Patel, Shivani Desai, Anita Swamy, Meta Carroll

Excellence in Scholarship

Recipients: Amanda Marma Perak, Seema Shah, Mary Clyde Pierce

2020 Winners

We are delighted to acknowledge the following individuals for outstanding performance and contributions to our mission in 2020. View the achievements of the award winners. Congratulations!

Excellence in Clinical Care

Recipients: Becca Stephen, Malika Shah, Joel Fisher

Excellence in Scholarship

Recipients: Sherif Badawy, Todd Florin, Anne Rowley

Excellence in Leadership

Recipients: Kiona Allen, Nia Heard Garris, Dana Schinasi, William Muller, Kelly Michelson

Excellence in Education

Recipients: Robyn Bockrath, Zarina Norton, Mary McBride, Mark Adler

 

Pictured: Drs. McBride, Schinasi, Badawy, Shah, Rowley, Muller, Allen, Adler, Florin

2019 Winners

photo of award winners

We are delighted to acknowledge the following individuals for outstanding performance and contributions to our mission in 2019. View the achievements of the award winners.

Excellence in Scholarship

Recipients: Larry Kociolek, Michelle Macy, Robert Garofalo

Finalists: Sherif Badawy, Greg Webster, Oren Becher, Todd Florin, Ruchi Gupta, Anne Berg

Excellence in Leadership

Recipients: Irini Kolaitis, Sameer Patel, Alexis Thompson

Finalists: Maria Rahmandar, Dana Schinasi, Jackie Corboy, Kelly Michelson, Ravi Jhaveri

Excellence in Education/Mentorship

Recipients: Karen Mangold, Michael Carr, Sarah Chamlin

Finalists: Lindsay Koressel, Alanna Higgins, Walter Eppich, Rishi Agrawal, Mark Adler, Youyang Zhao

Deadline

September 30, 2022

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