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Top Faculty 2012

The radiology residency program recognizes the
"Top Ten Teachers" based upon resident evaluations of each faculty member.
This is a semi-annual award to show appreciation to the faculty for their
hard work and dedication to teaching. 
For Jan - June 2012 the following faculty received this honor:

Note: All comments are from our Residents not necessarily the ones pictured here!
 

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Jon A. Baldwin, D.O.
Nuclear Radiology

Four-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 

Evaluation Comments:

  • Dr. Baldwin did an excellent job of teaching. I learned a great deal from him. Great to work with.
  • Always enjoy working with Dr. Baldwin. Appreciate his approachable teaching style. I always feel comfortable asking questions throughout the workday.
  • Great board reviews.
  • Makes learning fun! Always answers your questions and teaches on a daily basis.

 

 

 




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Philip R. Chapman, M.D. (right)
Neuroradiology

Four-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 

Evaluation Comments:

  • An asset to UAB. Great radiologist and teacher. Very practical approach.
  • Dr. Chapman represents the ideal combination of great teaching and personality. Always a good time.
  • I really enjoy working with Dr. Chapman. He has an incredible fund of knowledge and a unique perspective.
  • Dr. Chapman is a great asset to us as residents. He always has a great attitude about work and is exceptionally easy to ask questions to.
 

 




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Eva V. Dubovsky, M.D., Ph.D. (right)
Nuclear Radiology

Eight-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 

Evaluation Comments:

  • Excellent physician and teacher. I truly enjoyed working with her.
  • Excellent teacher. Very helpful, always wanting to meet one on one to go over cases. Wish she were in town more often to teach more during my month.
  • Dr. Dubovsky was a wonderful teacher. She went above and beyond to arrange morning teaching sessions weekly, which were extremely helpful. I really enjoyed working with her, and look forward to working with her again in the future.

 

 

 

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Desiree E. Morgan, M.D.
Body Imaging Radiology

Nine-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 


Evaluation Comments:

  • Always a pleasure working with Dr. Morgan.
  • Wish I had more time to work with Dr. Morgan on GI. Her experience and practical approach to problems make her a great role model.
  • A pleasure to work with. Very good teacher and radiologist.
  • Enjoyed working with Dr. Morgan.
 

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Stuart A. Royal, M.D. (right)
Pediatric Radiology

Eight-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 


Evaluation Comments:

  • Excellent teacher and role model.
  • Excellent teacher and physician. Dr. Royal is definitely one of the brightest faculty members on staff, and he is a valuable resource for the residents.
 

 

 

 
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Joshua P. Smith, M.D. (right)
Musculoskeletal Radiology

First-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 


Evaluation Comments:

  • Great teacher, excellent with patients, and a lot of fun to be around. He's a great asset to the MSK department.
  • Dr. Smith gives the residents great, helpful, and practical teaching.
  • It is obvious that Dr. Smith has much enthusiasm for teaching residents and fellows. I like that he is personable and is able to foster a fun learning environment.
 

 
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Joseph C. Sullivan, III, M.D.
Neuroradiology

Four-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 

Evaluation Comments:

  • Appreciate all of the feedback and suggestions to improve. Extremely hard worker. Makes a significant effort to teach.
  • Great Attending. Resident advocate.
  • Dr. Sullivan always makes for a good workday. His teaching style is great and I always get the feeling that our education as residents is most important.
  • Dr. Sullivan represents the ideal combination of teaching and personality. Always a good time.
 

 

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Surjith Vattoth, M.D. (right)
Neuroradiology

Four-time recipient to Top Ten Award

 

 Evaluation Comments:

  • Dr. Vattoth is a consistent asset to the residents for his skill in and willingness to teach.
  • Great and patient teacher.
  • An involved teacher and a great person. He is a real credit to the Neuro section. It’s a good day when you get to work with him.
  • Wonderful teacher! Makes significant effort to teach during the day and to share interesting cases. Enjoyed the thematic morning Neuro conferences.
 

 

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Jonathan W. Walter, M.D.
Musculoskeletal Radiology

First-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 


Evaluation Comments:

  • I thoroughly enjoyed working with Dr. Walter this month. He is very efficient in the reading room. He takes times to go through cases but teaches at the same time. He is enthusiastic about teaching residents and fellows. You know you will get quality teaching when you work with him.
  • Extremely knowledgeable and very efficient. Makes an effort to go over cases and to give cases appropriate for level.
 

 
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Jubal R. Watts, Jr., M.D.

Cardiothoracic Radiology

Eight-time recipient of Top Ten Award

 

Evaluation Comments:

  • Dr. Watts always takes his time to have teaching sessions with residents.
  • Excellent teacher.
  • Provides excellent conferences and teaching. Really goes the extra mile to teach in the reading room whenever time permits.
  • Dr. Watts teaching is the best we get. Thanks for taking the time to teach the residents.