BRIGID SCANLAN-EIYNCK MEMORIAL

TRAVELING MENTORSHIP AWARD

Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) and Scanlan International, Inc. are pleased to offer the Brigid Scanlan-Eiynck Memorial Traveling Mentorship Award for a female medical student or general surgery resident to work with a WTS mentor to gain exposure to women cardiothoracic surgeon for enrichment and education.

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2019

Dr. Rachel Lewis

We are proud to announce Dr. Rachel Lewis as the 2019 recipient of the Brigid Scanlan-Eiynck Memorial Traveling Mentorship Award.

This award allows a student or general surgery resident to work with a Woman Cardiothoracic Surgeon to gain enrichment and education through mentorship.

Dr. Lewis is a third-year General Surgery Resident at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee (UTMCK), and she is currently completing a

one-year research fellowship in General Surgery at UTMCK.  She received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 2016.

She will be working with Dr. Andrea J. Carpenter at the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio.

Carolyn Dubeau

We are proud to announce Carolyn Dubeau as the 2019 recipient of the Brigid Scanlan-Eiynck Memorial Traveling Mentorship Award.

This award allows a student or general surgery resident to work with a Woman Cardiothoracic Surgeon to gain enrichment and education through mentorship.

Carolyn Dubeau is a fourth year medical student at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University and an alumna of Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN.

She is interested in academic cardiothoracic surgery and the importance of mentorship in medicine. Carolyn will be working with Dr. Andrea J. Carpenter at the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio.

2018

Stephanie Nguyen

We are proud to announce Stephanie Nguyen as the 2018 recipient of the Scanlan / Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) Traveling Mentorship award. This award allows a student or general surgery resident to work with a Woman Cardiothoracic Surgeon to gain enrichment and education through mentorship.

Stephanie is a Medical Student at McGovern Medical School / The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and will be working with Dr. Lauren Kane at the University of Rochester.

2017

Rosalie Sterner

We are proud to announce Rosalie Sterner, Mayo Clinic, Medical Student as the 2017 recipient of the Scanlan / Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) award. This award allows a student or general surgery resident to work with a Woman Cardiothoracic Surgeon to gain enrichment and education through mentorship.

Rosalie will be working with Jennifer Lawton, MD at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Brittany Potz, MD

We are proud to announce Brittany Potz, MD –  Brown University School of Medicine, General Surgery Resident as the 2017 recipient of the Scanlan / Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) award.

This award allows a student or general surgery resident to work with a Woman Cardiothoracic Surgeon to gain enrichment and education through mentorship.

Brittany will be working with Kristine Guleserian, MD at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, FL.

2016

Kyla Joubert, MD

We are proud to announce Kyla Joubert, MD as the 2016 recipient of the Scanlan / Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) award. This award allows a student or general surgery resident to work with a Woman Cardiothoracic Surgeon to gain enrichment and education through mentorship.

Robin Boyer

Robin is a medical student at Ross University interested in pursuing a career in congenital heart surgery. She will travel to UCSF Medical Center to visit WTS member Tara Karamlou, in September 2016.

2015

Amanda Stram, MD

Dr. Amanda Stram was the 2015 resident award recipient. She traveled with Kathleen Fenton to Ukraine for her elective period.

Dr. Laura Seese

We are proud to announce Dr. Laura Seese as the 2015 recipient of the Scanlan/Women in Thoracic Surgery (WTS) award. This award allowed Dr.Seese to travel to Tegucigalpa, Honduras and Managua, Nicaragua under the mentorship of Dr. Kathleen Fenton.

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2014

Meghan Halub, MD

The resident award recipient is Dr. Meghan Halub, and the medical student award recipient is Sarah Schubert. Meghan and Sarah will both travel to Washington University in St. Louis to be mentored by Dr. Jennifer Lawton.

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Sarah Schubert

Sarah Schubert was the 2014 medical student recipient of the Scanlan/WTS Traveling Mentorship Award. Sarah spent two weeks in St. Louis with Dr. Jennifer S. Lawton

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2013

Laura Trujillo

Laura Trujillo was the 2013 medical student recipient of the Scanlan/WTS Traveling Mentorship Award. Laura spent two weeks in Boston with Dr. Yolonda Colson in February/March 2013.

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Puja Kachroo, MD

Puja Kachroo, MD was the 2013 resident recipient of the Scanlan/WTS Traveling Mentorship Award. Dr. Kachroo spent two weeks in Pittsburgh with WTS Member Mentor, Dr. Manisha Shende in May 2013.

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