Five LDI Senior Fellows Win Penn Medicine Awards for Excellence

Five LDI Senior Fellows Win Penn Medicine Awards for Excellence

Cited for 'Scholarship, Innovation and Dedication to Patient Care'

Five Penn Medicine faculty members who are LDI Senior Fellows have been named winners of 2015 Penn Medicine Awards for Excellence and will be honored at a Nov. 18 banquet, Perelman School of Medicine Dean Larry Jameson has announced.

They are Susan Domchek, MD; Andrea Troxel, ScD; Mark Neuman, MD, MSc; Craig Umscheid, MD, MSCE; and James Lewis, MD, MSCE.

Jameson said the selections "exemplify our profession's highest values of scholarship and teaching, innovation, commitment to service, leadership, and dedication to patient care."

Domchek will receive the William Osler Patient Oriented Research Award. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Executive Director of the Basser Center for BRCA, Director of the Women's Cancer Risk Evaluation Center at Penn's Abramson Cancer Center, and an LDI Senior Fellow.

Troxel will receive the Samuel Martin Health Evaluation Sciences Research Award. She is a Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, and an LDI Senior Fellow.

Neuman will receive the Marjorie A. Bowman New Investigator Award. He is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, and an LDI Senior Fellow (see related article).

Umscheid will receive the Alfred Stengel Health System Champion Award. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Perelman - Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Practice,  Medical Director of Clinical Decision Support, and an LDI Senior Fellow.

Lewis will receive the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. He is a Professor of both Medicine, and Epidemiology, a Senior Scholar at the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Associate Director of Penn's Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, and an LDI Senior Fellow.