Awards and Accomplishments
by Brown,Kristen Hartz — last modified Aug 14, 2013 03:08 PM
We have accomplished residents training in an award-winning hospital. Here is just a sampling of why we’re proud of our faculty, house staff and training hospital.
- Kim Boland, M.D., Residency Program Director, was honored with a 2013 Faculty Peer Clinician-Teacher Excellence Award for Established Faculty.
- Associate Program Directors Sara Multerer, M.D., and Michelle Stevenson, M.D., M.S., received 2013 Faculty Peer Clinician-Teacher Excellence Award for Mid Career Faculty. Dr. Stevenson also won a 2013 Top Three Peer Mentor Award from the Department of Pediatrics.
- Michelle Stevenson, M.D., was named Physician of the 1st and 2nd Quarter 2012 by the Kosair Children's Hospital RN Recognition & Retention Council.
- Amy Holthouser, M.D., Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, received the Golden Apple Teaching Award from the medical school class of 2013.
- UofL Pediatric faculty members Aaron Calhoun, M.D., and Katherine Potter, M.D., received a $25,000 Paul Weber Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching from the University of Louisville. Drs. Calhoun and Potter received this prestigious award the for their work with the Simulation for Pediatric Assessment, Resuscitation and Communication (SPARC) program. Learn more about the SPARC program.
- Abhi Bavle, Erika Cravanas, and Anthony Smith were award CATCH grants during the 2012-2013 academic year.
- Congratulations to Canaan Herrygers, recipient of the UL SOM Class of 2013 Excellence in Clinical Education Award in Pediatrics.
- Other resident awards given annually include Rookie of the Year (PGY-1 resident); academic achievement awards;Compassionate Pediatrician; Scholarly Activity; Chairman's Achievement; and the Spurling Award, the highest honor presented by the department faculty.
- See our residents' academic achievements
- Ranked among the top children’s hospitals nationwide in six specialties in U.S. News Media Group’s Best Children’s Hospitals 2013 rankings, now available online at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals.
- One of only 20 children's hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet designation from American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizing national excellence in nursing care
- Recognition as one of five benchmark centers in the country by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
- An ECMO Center of Excellence designation from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), recognizing centers for using the highest quality measures, processes and evidence-based structures
- Recognition by the Vermont Oxford Network as one of the best hospitals in the country for NICU survival and infection rates
- Voted one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky in 2010, 2011 and 2012.