ACP Celebrates Winners of 2017 Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarships

Philadelphia, March 27, 2017 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) will honor six chief residents as winners of the Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarships at Internal Medicine Meeting 2017, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Physicians. The 2017 chief resident awardees are:

  • Neil P. Bhalerao, MD, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
  • Jason Heino, DO, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Julie M. Knoeckel, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Lori de la Portilla, DO, University of Connecticut
  • Samuel Lai, MD, University of California, Irvine Medical Center
  • Nathaniel Warner, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarships were established in 2014 to recognize outstanding chief medical residents and to provide them an opportunity to help teach popular clinical skills workshops under the guidance and mentorship of expert faculty at ACP’s annual scientific meeting.

The Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center is a collection of activities offering physicians hands-on learning and simulation models focusing on office-based procedures, examination skills, and assessment and interpretation skills.

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