Scholastic Awards

Academic Achievement Award

The Academic Achievement Award, on the recommendation of the faculty of the Medical School, is given to the graduating senior who has achieved the highest academic standing in his or her medical school class. The award is sponsored by the Medical Center Alumni Society.

        Jennie DeBlanc 

Academic Recognition Awards

Academic Recognition Awards are presented to the top five graduates who have demonstrated academic excellence throughout the four years of their medical education.

2022 Recipients 

Arjun Rohit Adapa 
Jennie DeBlanc 
Clare Jacobson 
Nicole Marie Mott
Robert Porter
Eric A. Wilson Jr.

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

AOA is the only national honor medical society. Its mission is to recognize and enhance professionalism, academic excellence, service, and leadership within the profession. The society’s motto is “Worthy to serve the suffering” and membership is based upon scholarship and character.

2022 Recipients 

Arjun Adapa
Clare Anderson
Devika Bagchi
Ruth Bishop
Christopher Connolly
Lia Delaney
Paulina Devlin
Michael Dieterle
Sarah Dugan
Alexandra Farthing
Gary Graca
Kelsey Herbert
Clare Jacobson
Taylor Jamerson
Vivian Ling
Isabel Lott
Netana Markovitz
Simona Martin
Anna McCarter
Ross Michaels
Allison Milen
Nicole Mott
Daniella Ortiz
Cayla Pichan
Bridger Rodoni
Jonathan Siden
Marquise Singleterry
Melinda Song
Arianna Strome
Henry Valora Tapia
Hillary Weiner
Eric Wilson Jr
Ann Wolski

Dean's Award for Research Excellence

This award is given by the faculty to those students who have made outstanding research contributions during their medical school career.   Standard and MSTP* students were considered separately.

Arjun Adapa  
Lia Delaney   
Daniel Lyons*

Dean's Commendation for Excellence in Clinical Skills and the Art of Medicine

This award is given to ten percent of senior students, based on top Comprehensive Clinical Assessment (CCA) scores and clinical grades from the required junior clerkships, for outstanding skills in verbal communication with patients, interviewing, counseling, and physical diagnosis.

2022 Recipients

Jennie DeBlanc
Paulina Devlin
Kelsey Gradwohl
Laura Hayward
Kelsey Herbert
Clare Jacobson
Adrienne Jarocki
Jonathon McBride
Samir Nath
Cayla Pichan
Robert Porter
Aditi Rao
Karin Roszell
Roshun Sankaran
Alanna Shefler
Benjamin Tooke
Eric Wilson Jr

Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Commendation for Academic Achievement

This award is given to a woman medical student, graduating with academic distinction, should she graduate first in her class.
       Jennie DeBlanc

Glasgow-Rubin Citations for Academic Achievement

These awards are presented by the American Medical Women's Association to those women who graduate with academic distinction from medical schools throughout the country.

2022 Recipients 

Jennie DeBlanc
Paulina Devlin 
Alexandra S. Farthing
Kelsey Gradwohl
Kelsey Jane Herbert
Clare Jacobson
Adrienne Jarocki
Nicole Marie Mott
Karin Roszell

Graduation with Distinction

The Graduation with Distinction Honor is awarded to the top 10% of students based primarily on grade point average.

2022 Recipients 

Rohan K. Achar 
Arjun Rohit Adapa 
Jennie DeBlanc 
Paulina Devlin 
Michael Dieterle 
Alexandra S. Farthing 
Kelsey Gradwohl 
John Hammond
Kelsey Jane Herbert
Clare Jacobson
Adrienne Jarocki
Nicole Marie Mott
Samir Redmond Nath
Milan K. Patel
Robert Porter
Karin Roszell
Roshun Rajiv Sankaran
Eric A. Wilson Jr.

Graduation with Distinction in Medical Education

The Graduation with Distinction in Medical Education Honor is awarded to 10% of the class based on the students’ commitment to medical education research and evaluation, involvement with innovation in education and academic program development, and exceptional teaching skills in clinical and non-clinical settings.

2022 Recipients 

Alec Max Bernard 
Ruth Bishop 
Claire Collins 
Michael Dieterle 
Alisha Christine Heximer 
Netana Hadas Markovitz 
Simona Alice Martin 
Aliya Moreira 
Nicole Marie Mott
Robert Porter
Aditi S. Rao
Bridger Michael Rodoni
Sangini Ketan Tolia
Vy T. Tran Plata
Kevin Walsh
Eric A. Wilson Jr.
Lucy Zhuo

Graduation with Distinction in Research

The Graduation with Distinction in Research Honor is awarded to 10% of the class based on the students’ research training experiences, publications, presentations, and letters of support from faculty.  Standard and MSTPstudents were considered separately.

2022 Recipients

Arjun Adapa
Devika Bagchi*
Alec Bernard
Kate Brieger*
Benjamin Cher
Juno Cho
Lia Delaney
Michael Dieterle*
Carl Engelke*
Mark Farha
Steve Grzegorski*
Clare Jacobson
Taylor Jamerson
Ajay Kolli
Henry Kuang*
Jeremy Lynn
Daniel Lyons*
Anna McCarter*
Ross Michaels
Aliya Moreira
Nicole Mott
Sam Nath*
Eric Perkey*
Robert Porter*
John Runge
Fred Shen*
Ron Siebenaler*
Ethan Sperry*
Arianna Strome
Charles Wang*
Phillip Yang
Yingchao Zhong*

Graduation with Distinction in Service

The Graduation with Distinction in Service Honor is awarded to 10% of the class based on the students’ service to the community and the medical school, drawn from the students’ curriculum vitae and letters of support. 

2022 Recipients 

Devika Priya Bagchi 
Ruth Bishop 
Claire M. Collins 
Jennie DeBlanc 
Cecilia Nolan Hollenhorst 
Sarah M. Jabour 
Taylor Alyse Jamerson 
Aliya Moreira 
Erica Odukoya
Bridger Michael Rodoni
Alana Zora Slavin
Melinda Runxi Song
Arianna Strome
Sangini Ketan Tolia
Vy T. Tran Plata
Alyssa Nicole Warburton
Eric A. Wilson Jr.