Award Winners for 2020-2021

2020 ACOG Outstanding District Service Award

  • Nagaraj Gabbur, MD, FACOG - For the creation of the Education for All website (, a virtual platform for the didactic learning of residents.

2020 ACOG District II Adopt a Junior Fellow Mentor Award

Awarded to District II Fellows who have mentored District Junior Fellows.

  • Camille Clare, MD, MPH, CPE, FACOG
  • Eva Chalas, MD, FACOG, FACS
  • Erin Crosby, MD, FACOG
  • Olga Filippova, MD, FACOG
  • Molly Findley, DO, FACOG
  • Nagaraj Gabbur, MD, FACOG
  • Christopher Glantz, MD, MPH, FACOG
  • Deborah Goldfrank, MD, FACOG
  • Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, MD, FACOG
  • Leah Kaufman, MD, FACOG
  • Susan Khalil, MD, FACOG
  • Heather Link, MD, FACOG
  • Holly Loudon, MD, FACOG
  • Kathleen Morrell, MD, FACOG
  • Ceyda Oner, MD, FACOG
  • Mary Rosser, MD, PhD, FACOG
  • Loralei Thornburg, MD, FACOG
  • Michael Paul White, MD

2020 - 2020 Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award – Canceled due to COVID-19

Two Junior Fellows are selected from 12 national District finalists to present their research at the Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting.


2020 Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, MD, Junior Fellow Research Day Oral Presentation Award

Awarded to the Junior Fellow whose research presented to meeting attendees during the Annual Meeting is selected as having most merit.

  • Alexa Cohen, MD, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine

John Gibbons Medical Student Travel Award - 2020 Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting – Canceled due to COVID-19 

2020 Martin L. Stone, MD, Scientific Poster Session Award

Awarded to the Junior Fellow whose research presented during the Annual District Meeting Poster Session is selected as having most merit.

  • Emily Rosenfeld, DO, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center

2020 Mentor Award

Awarded to Fellows who have mentored a Young Physician or Junior Fellow.

  • Abeer A. Eddib, MD
  • John Vullo, DO
  • Mark Pillitteri, DO

2020 Ob-Gyn Reporter Program – 2020 Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting – Canceled due to COVID-19

Promotes connections between Junior Fellow residents from around the country. District II Junior Fellows who attended the 2019 ACM as Ob-Gyn Reporters.

2020 Professor of the Year – Canceled due to COVID-19

2020 Robert Cefalo Leadership Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC – Canceled due to COVID-19 

2020 Saad Khalil Memorial Junior Fellow Quality Improvement Challenge

Awarded to the Junior Fellow who has best utilized quality improvement science to implement a QI project.

  • Jarrett Masson, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University

2020 ACOG District II Junior Fellow Twitter Contest

  • J'Leise Sosa, MD, District II Section 6 (Buffalo) Junior Fellow Chair

2021 SOLD – Section Officer Leadership Development

  • Serena Liu, MD, District II JF Chair
  • Sarah Weingarten, MD, District II JF Vice Chair
  • Melanie Peters, MD, District II JF Secretary/Treasurer
  • Michelle Greenman, MD, MPH, Section 1 (Manhattan) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Sameera Vangara, MD, Section 2 (Brooklyn/Staten Island) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Aayushi Sardana, MD, Section 3 (Queens) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Emile Redwood, MD, Section 4 (Long Island) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Marcia DesJardin, MD, Section 5 (Syracuse) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Kelly Coughlin, MD, Section 6 (Buffalo) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Miriam Toaff, MD, Section 7 (Hudson Valley) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Roselle Bleck, MD, Section 8 (Bronx) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Elaine Jaworski, MD, Section 9 (Albany) JF Vice Chair Elect
  • Michelle Vu, MD, Section 10 (Rochester) JF Vice Chair Elect