2021 AUR Awards

Congratulations to the 2021 AUR Award Winners.


Recognition Awards

Petra J. Lewis MBBS, FAUR
AUR Gold Medal Award

King C. Li, MD, FAUR
AUR Gold Medal Award

Deborah L. Reede, MD
APDR Achievement

Dr. Bedi

Harprit S. Bedi, MD
APDR Achievement

Dr. Bhalla Headshot

Sanjeev Bhalla, MD
A3CR2 Outstanding Teacher Award

Puneet Bhargava, MD, FAUR
ACER Achievement

Richard Duszak Jr, MD
RAHSR Achievement Award

Carl R. Fuhrman, MD
AMSER Excellence in Education Award

AUR Meeting Awards



RRA New Investigator Award
Terence P. Gade, MD, PhD

RAHSR Harvey L. Neiman Award
Farhad Pishgar, MD, MPH
Quantitative Analysis of Adipose Depots Using Chest CT and Associations with All-cause Mortality in COPD: Longitudinal Analysis from MESArthritis Ancillary Study



A3CR2 Research Award
Dennis Dwan, MD
Methods & Results of DartRad: A Complete Radiology Curriculum for Medical Students Delivered Via Social Media

AUR Memorial Award
Fatemeh Homayounieh, MD
Prediction of coronary and stenosis: Role of radiomics from Low-Dose CT




Joseph E. and Nancy O. Whitley Award
Jonelle Petscavage-Thomas, MD
Medical Student Elective to Improve Diagnosis in Health Care: Developing Solutions to Reduce Patient Harm

AMSER Henry Goldberg Medical Student Award
Grant E. Mackinnon, BS
The Impact of Integrating Radiology Didactics in Clerkship Curricula


AUR Trainee Prize Award



Poster or Exhibit

1st Place: Marissa B. Lawson, MD
Multi-Level Factors Leading to Delays in Time to Tissue Diagnosis After Abnormal Screening Mammography

1st Place: Nassier T. Harfouch, MD
Streamlining Research for Radiology Residents:  The Department Research Portal



2nd Place: Peter I. Kamel, MD
Conference Attendance Tracking and Evaluation in the Era of Virtual Conferences

2nd Place: Lillian G. Spear
Incorporating active learning with gamification incentives in a radiology preprocessor curriculum can improve patient care and radiologist productivity 



3rd Place: Thomas Y. Wong, MD
Resident Wellness in Radiology as Portrayed by Department Websites

3rd Place: Shadi Ebrahimian, MD
Artificial Intelligence can replace subjective assessment of emphysema severity on chest CT


2021 GERRAF Recipients


Jeffrey P. Guenette, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital: Radiologist Recommendation Variance and Recommendation Fulfillment Inequities in Neck Imaging


Eniola T. Oluyemi, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University: Evaluating the use of geographic tracing and patient navigation to promote timely diagnostic evaluation and breast cancer diagnosis in patient populations most severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic


AUR Research and Education Foundation Grant Recipients

2021 Strategic Alignment Grant - Judith Ann Gadde, DO, MBA - A Comprehensive Hybrid Radiology Interest Group with Mixed Live, Virtual, and Recorded Events Targeting Underserved Medical Student Population: A Regional Pilot Program to Prove Efficiency and Scalability.


2020 Venture Fund Grant - ACER; Tara Catanzano, MD, Primary Investigator- Where’s Waldo? Helping Mid-Career Faculty Stand Out from the Crowd