Awards, Award Winners

Excellence in EM: Honoring EMRA's Awards Recipients

In a year when everyone working in emergency medicine has demonstrated compassion, selflessness, and excellence, we want to show our gratitude and appreciation to all — and special recognition to these EMRA award recipients.

Joseph F. Waeckerle, MD, FACEP, Alumni of the Year
Andrew G. Little, DO | AdventHealth Orlando

Faculty Mentor of the Year
Adaira Landry, MD, MEd | Harvard University/Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
Laura Welsh, MD | Boston Medical Center

Steve Tantama, MD, Military Excellence Award
Capt. Joshua Lowe, MD | San Antonio Military Medical Center

Augustine D’Orta Humanism Award
Sheri-Ann Kaltiso, MD | Emory University School of Medicine
Alicia Lu, MD | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Clinical Excellence Award
James H. Williams, MD | Harbor UCLA Medical Center

Be The Change Project Grant
Herman Lee, DO | University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Honorary Members
Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT, FASHP
Nicole Harrington, PharmD
Jamie M. Rosini, PharmD, MS, BCCCP, BCPS, DABAT

FOAM(er) of the Year
Adam Gottula, MD | University of Cincinnati

EMRA Simulation Research Grant
Yasamin Soltanianzadeh, MD | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


EMRA/ACEP Resident-Fellow Health Policy Elective
Nishad Rahman, MD | St. John’s Riverside Hospital

EMRA/ACEP Medical Student Health Policy Elective
Kenneth Kim | David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Emily Shearer | Stanford University School of Medicine

Arnab Sarker, MD, MBA | New York University/Bellevue Medical Center
Nicholas Stark, MD, MBA | University of California – San Francisco General Hospital
Anisha Turner, MD | Baylor College of Medicine

International EM Rotation Scholarship
Alex Wang, MD | University of Connecticut

EDDA Travel Scholars
Monisha Dilip, MD | SUNY Downstate
Jared Ditkowsky, MD | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Kumar Gandhi, MD, MPH | Northwestern University
Tehreem Rehman, MD, MPH | Advocate Christ Medical Center
Vineet Sharma, MD | New York Presbyterian Hospital
David Weech, DO, MBA | Kingman Regional Medical Center

CORD Academic Assembly Travel Scholars
Jonathan Karademos, MD | Oregon Health & Science University

LAC Travel Scholars
Charles Sanky, MPH | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Excellence in EM: Honoring EMRA's Awards Recipients

EMRA strives to help you be the best doctor and leader you can be, helping to make emergency medicine the best specialty it can be. These outstanding physicians and trainees have gone an extra mile -