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Main Match Results 2016
Friday, March 18, 2016
  Media/News Release Chattanooga, TN   Match Results Announced for Incoming Residents 2016   The National Resident Matching Program announced this year that more than 18,000 US allopathic medical school seniors and 17,000 other applicants vied for over 30,000 positions at more than 4,800 residency programs across the United States.   The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) announced today the results of the 2016 Main Residency Match® ("the Match"), the system through which United States and international medical school students and graduates obtain residency positions in U.S. accredited training programs. The 2016 Main Residency Match was the largest on record, encompassing 42,370 registered applicants and 30,750 positions. The number of United States allopathic medical school senior students grew by 221 to 18,668, and the number of available first-year (PGY-1) positions rose to 27,860, 567 more than last year.    The leadership of the University of Tennessee Colleger of Medicine Chattanooga is pleased to announce a very successful Main Match for 2016 and that we have filled all available incoming first year positions via the "the Match."  In addition, our advanced residency and fellowship programs have filled all incoming positions through Specialty Matching Programs with one exception.  Since we just received Initial Accreditation for our newest program, our Gastroenterology Fellowship, we are in the process of recruiting our first fellow via interviews this April.  Below are the results for our incoming residents and fellows for Summer 2016:   Program Name Level Emergency Medicine Atherton, Jeffrey Michael PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Jurma, Duane  PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Raynor, Rebecca Elizabeth PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Scott, Jamie Suzanne PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Smith, Quentin PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Tkachenko, Igor PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Walker, Wilson Tyler  PGY-1 Family Medicine Ager, Emily PGY-1 Family Medicine Bode, Ryan PGY-1 Family Medicine Cooke, Alexandria PGY-1 Family Medicine Garrett, William PGY-1 Family Medicine Kim, Jordan  PGY-1 Family Medicine Kinser, Stephen  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Abubakar, Ibrahim  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Ambrosetti, David Ryan  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Ban, Bung Hoon  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Doyle, Megan Elizabeth  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Fung, Russell Kinshun  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Lin, Shaung  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Patel, Suraj Shailesh  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Russo, Steven Michael  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Shahid, Muhammad Hassaan  PGY-1 Internal Medicine Taing, Richard  PGY-1 OB/GYN Blevins, Miranda PGY-1 OB/GYN Boyd, Sarah  PGY-1 OB/GYN Leath, Brad PGY-1 OB/GYN Lynch, Erica PGY-1 Orthopaedic Surgery Baker, Steven Chase PGY-1 Orthopaedic Surgery Boyd, Brandon PGY-1 Orthopaedic Surgery Davis, Franklin Brent (Jr) PGY-1 Pediatrics  Adememo, Monsurat Tayo PGY-1 Pediatrics Cox, Hannah Elizabeth  PGY-1 Pediatrics Dyess, Ryan John  PGY-1 Pediatrics Kerilman. Rachel Marie PGY-1 Pediatrics Mason, Stephanoie Alysse  PGY-1 Pediatrics Modica, Loretta Marie PGY-1 Pediatrics Vukin, Joseph Loren PGY-1 Pediatrics Webster, Nicholas Justin PGY-1 Surgery Forrest, Sean PGY-1 Surgery Harrell, Kevin PGY-1 Surgery Lee, William PGY-1 Surgery Rooks, Hunter PGY-1 Surgery Tanner, Richard PGY-1 Surgery - Preliminary Barnes, Laurel (MD) [Already here as PrelimSurgery Resident for 2015-2016] PGY-1 Surgery - Preliminary Carter, Amanda [Matched for PGY-2 Urology position here for 2017-2018] PGY-1 Surgery - Preliminary Capote, Water PGY-1 Surgery - Preliminary Couch, Luke PGY-1 Transitional Year  Mastin, Joshua PGY-1 Transitional Year Tudor, Danny PGY-1 Advanced Specialty Matches     Program Name Level Cardiovascular DIsease Fellowship Ketron, Lowell Lane (MD) PGY-4 Cardiovascular DIsease Fellowship Lolay, Georges (MD) PGY-4 Cardiovascular DIsease Fellowship Wingerter, Kelly Elizabeth (MD) PGY-4 Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellowship Hollister, Stephen Keith (MD) PGY-6 Gastroenterology Fellowship Suril Patel (MD) PGY-4 Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Row, Elliott Rutledge (MD) PGY-6 Plastic Surgery Residency Epps, Mathew Thomas (MD) PGY-6 Urology Residency Smith, Hugh (MD) [Already here as aPrelim Surgey Resident for 2015-2016] PGY-2 Vascular Surgery Fellowship Hogan, Jessica Louise (MD) PGY-6            Other Advanced Fellows - Faculty Program Name Status Internal Medicine Administrative ChiefResident/Instructor Salama, Michael (MD) Faculty MIGS Fellow Gupta, Natasha (MD) Faculty MIGS Fellow Radtke, Stephen (MD) Faculty Neuro-Interventional Surgery Fellow Winters, Hugh Stephen (MD) Faculty Pediatrics Administrative ChiefResident/Instructor  Katsuura, Julia (MD) Faculty Ultrasound Fellowship Graboyes, Benjamin James (MD)  Faculty               Revised 05/12/2016
2016 Alper Award
Friday, March 18, 2016
  News/Media ReleaseChattanooga, TN   9th Annual Harold Alper Humanitarian Award and Lecture2016 Awardee:  Anna Royer, MD, Chief Resident, Department of Surgery   Friday, March 18, 2016 from 8:00-9:15am Probasco Auditorium, Erlanger Baroness Campus - Chattanooga, TN   The Harold Alper Humanitarian Award is presented annually to a resident in his/her last year of training at the UT College of Medicine Chattanooga who has consistently demonstrated the humanistic qualities for which the late Dr. Harold Alper was known: integrity, exemplary compassion for patients, families & colleagues, community service, and humanitarian qualities during residency.  Almost 100 physicians and guests, as well as members of the Alper family, attended the lecture and ceremony.  The ceremony consisted of a 45-minute lecture/presentation about humanism in medicine,  recognition of the award nominees, and the presentation of the Harold Alper Humanitarian Award to the chosen resident. The ceremony is funded by an endowment provided by the family of Harold Alper, MD.  The ceremony was followed by brunch and photos in the Erlanger POB Conference Room.    The 2016 Awardee is Anna Royer, MD, Chief Resident, Departrment of Surgery.   Other 2016 Alper Humanitarian Award nominees:   Samirah Ashraf, MD - Pediatrics  Kiran Busireddy, MD - Transitional Year  Jacob Cantrell, MD - Internal Medicine  Beth Claydon, MD - Family Medicine  Kathleen Ellison, MD - Transitional Year Stanton Elseroad, MD - Emergency Medicine Jonathan Miller, MD - Transitional Year Vicky Ren, MD - Transitional Year Orlando Turner, MD - Internal Medicine     Click here to View the 2016 Invitation & Overview (.pdf)   About the Speaker:  The 2016 keynote speaker is Cynthia Hag, MD, and her lecture is titled "Promoting Humanism in Medicine: Local to Global".   Cindy Haq is Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She has been a champion for health equity, primary health care, community health, and family medicine throughout her career. She designs and leads socially accountable medical education programs and research initiatives to prepare  health professionals to reduce health disparities in medically underserved communities.  Dr. Haq has developed programs in Pakistan, Uganda, Ethiopia, with the World Health Organization, and with govermental and non-govermental organizations. She was the founding director of the UW Center for Global Health. She is currently leading Training in Urban Medicine and Public Health (TRIUMPH) in Milwaukee, WI to prepare medical students to become community engaged physician leaders. She has practiced full spectrum family medicine in Wisconsin and beyond.    Accreditation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   AMA Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.   Past Alper Humanitarian Award Recipients: 2015 - Natalie Johnson, DO - OBGYN 2014 - Philip Sutherland, MD - Family Medicine 2013 - Bryan Vance, MD - Emergency Medicine 2012 - Fernando Windemuller, MD - Pediatrics 2011 - Andrew Todd, DO - Internal Medicine 2010 - Brent Campbell, DO - Family Medicine 2009 - Amanda Grubb, MD - Internal Medicine 2008 - Laura Cooley, MD - Internal Medicine  
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