The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)’s 2023 annual meeting took place in Aurora, Colorado in May. Several faculty, students and residents within the Division of General Internal Medicine attended the event–with four major awards going to female faculty within the division.
Dr. Jeanne Clark, professor and director in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the Association of Chiefs & Leaders of General Internal Medicine Chief's Recognition Award. This award is given annually to the GIM division chief who most represents excellence in division leadership.
Dr. Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the John M. Eisenberg Award for Career Achievement in Research in recognition of her innovative research that has changed the way we care for patients, conduct research and educate students. Watch her acceptance speech via Twitter.
Dr. Mary Catherine Beach, received the Excellence in Medical Ethics Award, which recognizes the original scholarship that SGIM members have done to advance medical ethics.
Dr. Michelle Ogunwole, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was one of three people to win a highly competitive Milton W. Hamolsky Award for her abstract “Applying Critical Race Feminism to Explore Barriers and Facilitators to Postpartum Primary Care Utilization among Black Women with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: A Qualitative Study.” This award is presented annually to SGIM junior faculty whose abstracts are judged to be the most outstanding among those submitted.