Awards were presented at the annual Keck School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

Interim Dean Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, presents awards at the annual Keck School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

The following awards were presented at the 2016 White Coat Ceremony:

Year I Faculty Awards
Joseph Hacia, PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Paul Holtom, MD, Internal Medicine
Kristi Lewton, PhD, Cell and Neurobiology
Kevin Nash, PhD, Pathology
Michelle Winfield, MD, DDS, Cell and Neurobiology

Year II Faculty Awards
Gene Albrecht, PhD, Cell and Neurobiology
Alex Balekian, MD, Internal Medicine
Paul Holtom, MD, Internal Medicine
Kathleen Jacobson, MD, Family Medicine
Patrick Sarte, MD, Internal Medicine

Year III Faculty Awards
Parul Bhatia, MD, Pediatrics
Jeffrey Canceko, MD, Internal Medicine
Kazuhide Matsushima, MD, Surgery
Patrick Sarte, MD, Internal Medicine
David Sheski, MD, Psychiatry

Year IV Faculty Awards
Seth Politano, DO, Internal Medicine
Sravanthi Reddy, MD, Radiology
Nerses Sanossian, MD, Neurology

Outstanding Required Scholarly Project Mentor Awards
Tanya Dorff, MD, Internal Medicine
Alan Epstein, MD, PhD, Pathology
Rick Friedman, MD, PhD, Otolaryngology
Alex Wong, MD, Surgery

Outstanding Teaching in Introduction to Clinical Medicine
Year I: Robert Wallace, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Year II: Victoria Szatalowicz, MD, Internal Medicine, Medical Education

Outstanding Teaching in Professionalism and the Practice of Medicine
Tania Kimia, MD, Pediatrics
Lindsay Dunn, MD, Family Medicine

Outstanding Teaching as a Resident
Evan Alicuben, MD, Surgery
Timothy Feldmann, MD, Colorectal Surgery
Stefan Leichtle, MD, Surgery
David Rosen, MD, Surgery
Abigail Zamora, MD, Surgery

Outstanding Teaching as a Non-Faculty Instructor
Year I: Alex J. Katz, MD, Class of 2016
Garren Low, MD, Class of 2016
Year II: Victoria Scala, MD, Class of 2016

Outstanding Year I Course
Foundations of Medical Sciences

Outstanding Year II Course
Cardiovascular System

Outstanding Year III Required Clerkship
Internal Medicine

Outstanding Year IV Course
Emergency Medicine