Resident Awards


Vanderbilt Neurosurgery Resident Scholarship & Award Recipients


Since neurosurgery represents a lifelong endeavor of continual learning and self-improvement, we proudly recognize our residents for their achievements in research, education, leadership, and clinical excellence at national, state, and local levels.

Recipient: Lucy He, M.D.

2016 Resident Teaching Award
Department of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2015 Education Fellowship Award
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Recipient: Scott L. Parker, M.D.
2016 J.A.N.E. (Journalistic and Academic Neurosurgical Excellence) Award
American Association of Neurological Surgeon (AANS)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons(CNS)
Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves

2015 Resident/Fellow Research Paper Award
Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)

2015 Augustus McCravey Award
Southern Neurosurgical Society (SNS)

Recipient: Michael J. Dewan, M.D.
2015-2016 Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) Scholarship
Vanderbilt University

2016-2017 Paul Farmer Global Neurosurgery Fellowship
Program in Global Surgery and Social Change
Harvard Medical School

2016-2018 Endoscopic Training Grant
Eck Institute for Global Health
University of Notre Dame

Recipient: Peter Morone, M.D.
2016 Brain Aneurysm Foundation Grant
Tennessee Neurosurgical Society (TNS)

2016 Best Resident Presentation, 2nd Place
Tennessee Neurosurgical Society (TNS)

2015 Best Resident Presentation, 1st Place
Tennessee Neurosurgical Society (TNS)

2015 StrokeNet Research Fellowship
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2015-2016 Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) Scholarship
Vanderbilt University

Recipient: Scott L. Zuckerman, M.D.
2016 Think First Injury Prevention Abstract Award
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

2016 Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Vanderbilt Chapter

2016 Augustus McCravey Award
Southern Neurosurgical Society (SNS)

2015 Depuy/Synthes Research Award on Brain and Craniofacial Injury
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

2015 Resident Teaching Award
Department of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Recipient: Akshitkumar Mistry, M.D.
2016 House Staff Clinical Teaching Award
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Recipient: Ahilan Sivaganesan, M.D.
2016 Research Award, 2nd Place
Tennessee Neurosurgical Society (TNS)

Recipient: Rebecca Reynolds, M.D.
2016 Consultant of the Year
Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Recipient: Aaron Yengo-Kahn, M.D.
2016 Geoffrey David Chazen Award, Innovation in Medical Education
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine