AAHPM — Summer Quarterly 2012
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Congratulations, Research Scholars and Year-Long Mentoring Pairs

The Research Committee recently awarded six Research Scholars Awards that support participation in the annual Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat and Research Symposium of the National Palliative Care Research Center. The 2012 recipients are Jonathan Bergman, MD; Stephanie Gilbertson-White, PhD RN; Liza-Marie Johnson, MD MPH MBe; Thomas W. LeBlanc, MD; Abby R. Rosenberg, MD; and Melissa Wachterman, MD MPH.<br /> <br /> Returning 2011 scholars are Kira Bona, MD; Laura Gelfman, MD; Arif Kamal, MD; Alisha Kassam, MD; Jessica Sautter, PhD; Rashmi Sharma, MD MHS; and Sharla Wells- Di Gregorio, PhD.<br /> <br /> AAHPM’s Year-Long Mentoring Program funds mentormentee pairs for 1 year to focus on professional development in clinical care, education, administration, and research. AAHPM congratulates the following six recipient pairs of the 2012 Year-Long Mentoring Program Awards.<br /> <br /> • Hunter Groninger, MD, National Institutes of Health, and mentor Amy Abernethy, MD FAAHPM, Duke University Medical Center<br /> <br /> • Thomas W. LeBlanc, MD MA, Duke University Medical Center, and mentor Charles F. von Gunten, MD PhD FAAHPM FACP, San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care<br /> <br /> • KellyAnn Light-McGroary, MD FACC, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, mentor Sarah J. Goodlin, MD FAAHPM FACC, Oregon Health and Sciences University<br /> <br /> • Debra Lotstein, MD MPH, Mattel Children’s Hospital/ UCLA, and mentor Chris Feudtner, PhD MD MP, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia<br /> <br /> • Anna Roshal, MD, Washington University St. Louis, and mentor Eduardo Bruera, MD FAAHPM, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center<br /> <br /> • Melissa W. Wachterman, MD MPH MSc, University of Pennsylvania, and mentor Karl Lorenz, MD MSHS, UCLA & Greater Los Angeles VA