The 2011 award, named in honor of the prior director of the Office of Graduate Medical Education, was presented to six house officers for their exemplary service to patients and their families, professional performance and compassionate patient care. Of the six honorees, three were from the Department of Surgery:
- Jean Ashburn, MD, General Surgery Chief Resident
- Aaron Garrison, MD, General Surgery Chief Resident
- Mark Joseph, MD, Critical Care Fellow
For additional information on the Dr. Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award and a list of prior winners, see the Awards page on the Surgery web site.