Appointed Co-Chair for Faculty Committee on Appointments and Promotion (Clinical and MEST)
Rich Duszak, MD
Dr. Rich Duszak is the newly appointed Co-Chair for the School of Medicine Faculty Committee on Appointments and Promotion (FCAP) for Clinical and Medical Educator and Service Track (MEST). The FCAP focuses supporting faculty on their journey to promotion. Clinical and MEST are among the tracks available for appointment or promotion of full-time faculty. The clinical and MEST designations after a given rank are intended for internal department files, university personnel actions, medical school faculty listings, and official university rosters.
American Society of Emergency Radiology Fellow
Jamlik-Omari Johnson, MD
Dr. Jamlik-Omari Johnson is one of the 2018 Fellows for the American Society of Emergency Radiology (ASER). The ASER is dedicated to advance the quality of diagnosis and treatement of acutely ill or injured patients by means of medical imaging and to enhance teaching and research in emergency radiology. Current fellows of the ASER are active members whose primary professional interest is in the emergency radiology field, or those who have made significant contributions to the field.
Accepted into Emory Health Services Research Course
Nima Kokabi, MD
Dr. Nima Kokabi was recently accepted into the Health Services Research course offered by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty Development. The course is open to faculty and fellows from each Georgia CTSA academic institution and consists of thirteen sessions held two to three times a month from August to December.
Appointed to SOM Faculty Committee on Appointments and Promotions Scholarship, Tenure and Research Tracks
Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD
Dr. Elizabeth Krupinski was appointed to the Emory School of Medicine Faculty Committee on Appointments and Promotions – Scholarship, Tenure, and Research Tracks. The committee focuses on supporting faculty on their journey to promotion. They provide assistance on building a CV and provide opportunities to meet one-on-one with a member of the committee to see if they are on track for promotion.
Pioneer Award for Best Scientific Paper
Jay Shah, MD
Dr. Jay Shah received the Pioneer Award for Best Scientific Paper at the Society for Pediatric Interventional Radiology (SPIR) Annual Meeting. It was awarded for his contributions to the research article, “Catheter-directed Pharmacologic Thrombolysis for Acute Submassive and Massive Pulmonary Emboli in Children and Adolescents.”
Accepted into the Woodruff Leadership Academy
Kush Singh, MD
Dr. Kush Singh was accepted into the Woodruff Leadership Academy (WLA) and is one of 22 fellows in the Class of 2019 representing areas throughout health sciences. The WLA combines a program of classroom sessions with off-site team projects and weekend retreats to motivate professionals and managers within the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center to develop, exercise, and strengthen individual leadership potential.
American Association for Women Radiologists Lucy Squire Distinguished Resident Award
Anna Trofimova, MD, PhD
Dr. Anna Trofimova received the 2018 American Association for Women Radiologists (AAWR) Lucy Squire Distinguished Resident Award. This award in diagnostic radiology recognizes outstanding contributions in clinical care and scholarship. Nominees must be members of the AAWR and must be in residency training at the time of the award.