Chander and O’Rourke Receive Society of General Internal Medicine Awards

The Society of General Internal Medicine has announced its 2020 award and grant recipients, and two members of the DOM have been recognized.

Geetanjali Chander, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, receive the Mid-Career Research Mentorship Award in recognition of her mentoring activities as a general internal medicine investigator.

Paul D. O’Rourke, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the Frederick L. Brancati Mentorship & Leadership Award, which honors an individual at the junior faculty level who inspires and mentors trainees to pursue general internal medicine and lead the transformation of health care through innovations in research, education and practice.

The Society of General Internal Medicine is a member-based international medical association of 3,300 of the world's leading academic general internists, who are dedicated to improving access to care for vulnerable populations, eliminating health care disparities and enhancing medical education. SGIM strives to be the professional home for innovators and scholars in academic general internal medicine leading the way to better health for everyone. The members of the Society advance the practice of medicine through their commitment to providing comprehensive, coordinated, and cost-effective care to adults, educating the next generation of outstanding physicians, and conducting cutting-edge research to improve quality of care and clinical outcomes of all patients.