Awards and Recognition


2013 ACOG Outstanding District Service Award
Peter Bernstein, MD, MPH, FACOG, Professor of Clinical OB/GYN & Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, for his tireless effort in the area of patient safety, preconception care, and preterm birth.

2014 ACOG Robert Cefalo Leadership Institute, Chapel Hill, NC
Anna Burgansky, MD, David Gandell, MD, and Laura Spector, DO participated in this year's program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, March 26-30, 2014.

2014 ACOG SOLD – Section Officer Leadership Development
Ann Do Tran, MD (Section 1 JF Vice Chair)
Hilda Coste, MD (Section 2 JF Vice Chair)
Birte Wolff, MD (Section 4 JF Chair)
Esther Dorzin, MD (Section 5 JF Chair)
Kasandra Scales, MD (District JF Vice Chair)
Laura Spector, DO (District JF Chair)

2014 ACOG Mentor Award – Given to Fellows who have mentored a Young Physician or Junior Fellow
David H. Barad, MD
Norbert Gleicher, MD
Divya Gupta, MD
Chavi Karkowsky, MD
Eli Serur, MD
Desmond A. White, MD


2014 ACOG Ob-Gyn Reporter Program- The Ob-Gyn Reporter Program promotes connections between residents from all around the world. The unique program affords residents the opportunity to develop leadership skills and provides exposure to current topics in OB/GYN. District II Junior Fellows who attended the 2014 ACM as Ob/Gyn Resident Reporters were:
Tara Renna, MD, Albany Medical Center
Joshua Stewart, MD, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical College
Stephanie Sublett, MD, University at Buffalo

2014 Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award – Two Junior Fellows are selected nationally to present their research at the Annual Clinical Meeting
Julia Jaffe, MD, SUNY HSC at Brooklyn
District II Junior Fellow Finalist, 2013 ADM, Grand Hyatt New York (National winners announced Jan. 2014)
 
2013 Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, MD Junior Fellow Research Day Oral Presentation Award
 – Given to the Junior Fellow whose research presented to meeting attendees during the Annual District Meeting is selected as having most merit
Reshef Tal, MD, PhD, Maimonides Medical Center

2012 John McCain Memorial Fellowship Program
Ronald Uva, MD participated in the program

2014 JSOG/ACOG Exchange Program
Jessica Harroche, MD, Administrative Chief Resident at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center has been selected to participate in the program in Tokyo, Japan, April 18-20, 2014

2013 Junior Fellow Professor of the Year
Erika Banks, MD, Residency Program Director, Montefiore Medical Center for her outstanding contribution, support, and education of Junior Fellows

2013 Louis M. Hellman Midwifery Partnership Award - This award recognizes a Fellow or Junior Fellow of The College who has been a champion and supporter of midwifery.
Paul H. Kastell, MD, JD, MBA, Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, New York, NY. 

2013 Residency Review Committee (RRC) – JF Representative

Caitlin Parks, MD, Upstate Medical University

2013-2014 Research Grant: Research Fellowship in Contraceptive Access within Low-Resource Populations
Julia Geynisman, MD, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, Contraceptive Access and Preference in Sex Trafficked Women in the United States

2013 Martin L. Stone, MD Scientific Poster Session Award
 – Given to the Junior Fellow whose research presented during the Annual District Meeting Poster Session is selected as having most merit
Eugenia Girda, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

John Gibbons Medical Student Award - 2014 ACM
Catherine Abied, Ashley Conway, Jennifer Slagus, Nikole Stevens, and Jenna Walters
University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences