Awards and Honors

John Guardiola with awards

Our program takes academic excellence and commitment to patient care seriously and formally recognizes faculty and trainees who excel in these areas.

Every year at graduation, we name recipients of each of the following distinctions:

University of Louisville Professionalism Award

2022-23 - Joey Hebert, M.D.
2021-22
- Matt Heckroth, M.D.
2020-21
- Viral Desai, M.D., Dipan Karmali, M.D.
2019-20
- Sara Ellingwood, M.D., Samuel Reynolds, M.D.
2018-19
- Samuel Reynolds, M.D.

Division of General Internal Medicine Teaching Award: Ambulatory Medicine

2022-23 - Jennifer Koch, M.D.
2021-22
- Yvette Cua, M.D.
2020-21
- Yvette Cua, M.D.
2019-20
- Nancy Kubiak, M.D.
2018-19
- Barbara Casper, M.D.

Division of General Internal Medicine Teaching Award: Hospital Medicine

2022-23
- Tyler Sharpe, M.D.
2021-22
- Tyler Sharpe, M.D
2020-21
- Tyler Sharpe, M.D
2019-20
- Tyler Sharpe, M.D
2018-19
- Mark Pfeifer, M.D.

Stuart Urbach Award for Excellence in Faculty Teaching

2022-23 - Rodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.
2021-22
- Rodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.
2020-21
- Tyler Sharpe, M.D.
2019-20
- Staci Mandrola, M.D.
2018-19
- Staci Mandrola, M.D.

Department Of Medicine Fellow Award for Excellence in Teaching (by house staff)

2022-23 - Dr. Zachary Baird, D.O.
2021-22
- Chris Reed, M.D.
2020-21
- Christopher Chan, D.O.
2019-20
- Mohammad Mathbout, M.D.
2018-19
- Bilal Jalil, MBBS

University of Louisville Outstanding Senior Resident Award (by house staff)

2022-23 - Michael Hogg, M.D., Jaewon Jung, M.D., Marianna Weaver, D.O.
2021-22
- Jeff Spindel, D.O.
2020-21
- Khushboo Gala, M.D.
2019-20
- William Tyler Smith, M.D.
2018-19
- John Guardiola-Bright, M.D.