Trainee Awards

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

The D. Emerick Szilagyi Award is presented to a trainee with the most outstanding clinical research paper in vascular surgery and presentation at the Annual Meeting. This work has been done during the trainee’s training years.

Charles C. Guthrie Award

The Charles C. Guthrie Award is presented to the trainee with the most outstanding basic research paper in vascular surgery. This work has been done during the training years.

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

The John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award is presented in honor of John R. Pfeifer, MD, Past Secretary and Historian of the Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society. The award is presented for the best research in venous disease and presentation at the Annual Meeting.

MVSS Disparities Research Award

The MVSS Disparities Research Award is presented to the trainee or medical student with the most outstanding full-length research presentation related to healthcare disparities at the MVSS Annual Meeting

This award supports research on healthcare disparities with the goal of equity in access to excellent care and outcomes regardless of race/ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual identity/orientation, disability status, age, socioeconomic status and geographic location.

2022 Award Winners

D. Emerick Szilagyi Award

Nolan Cirillo-Penn, MD
Incidence and Risk Factors for Interval Aortic Events During Staged fenestrated-branched Endovascular Aortic Repair

From: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Charles C. Guthrie Award

Kevin Mangum, MD
IFNβ Regulates Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm formation by Modulating Expression of the Histone Methyltransferase SETDB2

From: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

John R. Pfeifer Best Venous Paper Award

Esmaeel Reza Dadashzadeh, MD
Surgical Treatment Outcomes for Axillary-subclavian Vein Thrombosis Due to Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

From: Washington University of Michigan, St. Louis, MO

DEI Disparities Research Award

Shannon McDonnell, MD
Healthcare Disparities Involved in Establishing Functional Hemodialysis Vascular Access

From: Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Best Poster Award

Ashley Penton, MD
The Impact of Physician Dependent Perioperative Variables on Long Term Survival Following EVAR

From: Loyola University, Chicago, IL

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