Each year, UAB Surgery residents select two faculty to receive the Junior Faculty Teaching Award and the Senior Faculty Teaching Award. In turn, the faculty select two residents to receive the Junior Resident Teaching Award and the Senior Resident Teaching Award. These awards, as well as the Mark H. Deierhoi Faculty Mentor Award, Chief Resident of the Year and Intern of the Year are announced each year at the annual General Surgery Resident Graduation Chiefs' Dinner and celebrate the spirit of teaching within the UAB Department of Surgery.

Resident Teaching Awards

PGY2 GibsonQuince Gibson, M.D.
2021 Senior Teaching Award
bakerSam Baker, M.D.
2021 Junior Teaching Award
Garner white coat 263x363Evan Garner, M.D.
2020 Senior Teaching Award
RajaeiMohammad Rajaei, M.D.
2020 Junior Teaching Award 
Witcher white coat 263x363Adam Witcher, M.D.
2019 Senior Teaching Award
killianJohn Killian, Jr., M.D.
2018 Junior Teaching Award 
2019 Junior Teaching Award
 Papoy resizeAndrew Papoy, M.D.
2017 Senior Teaching Award 
2018 Senior Teaching Award
Hollis.1Robert Hollis, IV M.D.
2017 Junior Teaching Award
 Shoultz cropTom Shoultz, M.D.
2016 Senior Teaching Award
PGY5 gunnelsDrew Gunnells, Jr., M.D.
2016 Junior Teaching Award
 Cain cropBrandon Cain, M.D.
2015 Senior Teaching Award
Martinez.1Joseph Martinez, M.D.
2015 Junior Teaching Award 

Faculty Teaching Awards

HelslinMartin Heslin, M.D.
2021 Senior Teaching Award
gunnells 2 crop squareDrew Gunnells, M.D.
2021 Junior Teaching Award
Reddy sushanth surg oncSushanth Reddy, M.D.
2020 Senior Teaching Award
rose new cropJ. Bart Rose, M.D.
2020 Junior Teaching Award 
Morris WebMelanie Morris, M.D.
2019 Senior Teaching Award
Tanner Lauren acute CareLauren Tanner, M.D.
2019 Junior Teaching Award
 Cannon Jamie GeneralJamie Cannon, M.D.
2018 Senior Teaching Award
012Surgery Parker SurgOncCatherine Parker, M.D.
2018 Junior Teaching Award
 Deierhoi Mark H. MMark Deierhoi, M.D.
2017 Senior Teaching Award
Reddy sushanth surg oncSushanth Reddy, M.D.
2017 Junior Teaching Award
 HelslinMartin Heslin, M.D.
2016 Senior Teaching Award
Chu new cropDaniel Chu, M.D.
2016 Junior Teaching Award 
Windham Samuel acute careSamuel Windham, III, M.D.
2016 Senior Teaching Award
White jared transplantJared White, M.D.
2015 Junior Teaching Award

Mark H. Deierhoi Faculty Mentor Award

In honor of Dr. Mark Deierhoi and his dedication to education, the department created the Mark Deierhoi Faculty Mentor Award in 2020. Voted on by the PGY3 & PGY4 classes, This annual award will recognize a surgical faculty member who exhibits the characteristics of mentorship, patience and dedication to surgical training that Dr. Mark Deirhoi provided during his 34 years of service to the UAB Department of Surgery. The established award comes with a cash stipend that the award winner can designate to the charity of their choice.

 

 beierle new square cropElizabeth Beierle, M.D.
2021
Young new cropCarlton Young, M.D.
2020 

Chief Resident of the Year Award

martens cropGregory Martens, M.D.
2021
Witcher white coat 263x363Adam Witcher, M.D.
2020
Hollis.1Robert Hollis, IV, M.D.
2019
PGY5 gunnelsDrew Gunnells, M.D.
2018
Ashley Davis MDAshley Davis, M.D.
2017
McFarland for SiteGraeme McFarland, M.D.
2016
 Cain cropBradon Cain, M.D.
2016
 

Intern of the Year Award

Kelsey Montgomery 1Kelsey Montgomery, M.D.
2021
julson crop 104x140Janet Julson, M.D.
2020
smithson cropMary Smithson, M.D.
2019
Abraham cropPeter Abraham, M.D.
2018
TheissLauren Theiss, M.D.
2017
AUCOINVictoria Aucoin, M.D.
2016
 bakerSamantha Baker, M.D.
2016
MustianMargaux Mustian, M.D.
2015