Four Anesthesiology faculty were awarded Abraham Flexner Master Educator Awards at the College of Medicine Academic Convocation and Awards Day on October 3, 2012 for diverse and significant contributions in teaching, leadership, innovation, evaluation and development.
Lori Kral, M.D. and Melanie Witte, M.D., Anesthesiology Residents, have been selected as our resident of the month for December 2012. Nominated by a number of individuals at UK, the following was cited:
“They personally came up with the idea, organized and directed the Double Lungs for Life Golf Scramble, silent auction and dinner that raised a large sum of money to support a fellow resident and his struggle with CF/lung transplantation. This is an example of professionalism, empathy, and leadership…” “Drs. Witte and Kral spent a phenomenal amount of time and effort organizing the event...they raised over $20,000. Because the transplant could come at any time they wanted to get it done as soon as possible. As a result they set up the entire thing in a matter of 4 weeks...there were over 200 participants.”
Jonathan Bylund M.D., Anesthesiology Resident, has been selected as our resident of the month for May 2011. Nominated by several individuals at UK, the following was cited (amongst other things): "Dr. Bylund is awesome. I wish we could clone him! He is one of the nicest and most polite residents I have ever worked with.
(February 13, 2012) Arundathi Reddy M.B.B.S.Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, was awarded an honorary membership in Alpha Omega Alpha by the University of Kentucky Medical Students. The AOA Honor Medical Society is a professional medical organization which recognizes and advocates for excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine.
Kris Durbin, M.D., Anesthesiology Resident, has been selected as our resident of the month for October 2011. Nominated by a number of individuals at UK, the following was cited: “On more than one occasion, he has gone out of his way to help his colleagues take care of a declining patient.” “Dr. Durbin is always willing to go the second mile and does so quietly and without need for accolade,