April 12, 2017

Dean's Excellence Award winner profile: Lauren Walter, M.D.

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Lauren A. Walter, M.D., assistant professor of Emergency Medicine, is a junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award for Mentoring. 

Walter has brought together the female physicians in the Department of Emergency Medicine through the creation of the Women in Emergency Medicine Mentorship and Interest Group and through quarterly events hosted for female residents and attending physicians. Walter has been active in the revival of the student and faculty chapters of the American Medical Women’s Association in the School of Medicine, and is also a formal mentor for several former and current Emergency Medicine residents, scholarly mentor for a second-year medical student and summer research mentor for two, first-year medical students.