2020 VCU Department of Radiology Resident and Fellow Education Awards

Resident and Fellow Education Awards recognize excellence in research and commitment to medical training. The awards acknowledge residents and fellows who demonstrate initiative, expertise and dedication to innovative research activities.

M. Pinson Neal, Jr., M.D. Outstanding Resident Award

  • Recipients: Wali Danish, M.D. and Avinash Pillutla, M.D.

Charles L. Baird Award

  • Recipient: Samarth Gola, M.D.

Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award

  • Recipient: Christopher Ovanez, M.D.

In-service Examination Award

  • Recipients: Landon Funiciello, M.D., Son Vo, M.D., and Dow Emerson, M.D.

ABR Physics Examination Award

  • Recipient: Wali Danish, M.D.

ABR Core Examination Award

  • Recipient: Samarth Gola, M.D.

McGuire VAMC Outstanding Radiology Resident Award (Award selection conducted by Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC Radiology faculty.)

  • Recipient: Soobin Kang, M.D.

Cardiopulmonary Case of the Week

  • Recipient: S. Mobeen Reza, D.O.

2020 VCU Department of Radiology Faculty Teaching Awards

VCU Department of Radiology administers several awards each year to recognize excellence in education, teaching and research leadership. The awards honor faculty members for their commitment to teaching medical education.

Klaus Ranniger Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nominations and award selection conducted by VCU Department of Radiology Residents to recognize excellence in teaching.

Recipient: Kelley Z. Allison, M.D.

VA Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nominations and award selection conducted by VCU Department of Radiology Residents to recognize excellence in teaching.

Recipient: Mack Hendrix, M.D.

Anthony V. Proto Resident Research Fund Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award

Recognizes faculty who displayed outstanding leadership to the VCU Department of Radiology.

Recipient: Gregory Vorona, M.D.

Anthony V. Proto, M.D. Faculty Research Mentorship Award

Recognizes faculty who demonstrate exceptional dedication to mentorship and educational research.

Recipient: Mark S. Parker, M.D.

Purple Heart in Radiology

Recognizes faculty who exhibits unyielding dedication and significant sacrifces within a subspecialty of radiology.

Recipient: Timothy Hofstra, M.D. (Emergency Radiology)