AEUS Awards

2020 Awards:

 

AEUS Rising Star Education Award: Stephen Alerhand, MD- Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, University Hospital 

AEUS Rising Star Research Award: Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS- Rush Medical College 

AEUS Awards for Academic Excellence: Keith Boniface, MD- George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences

AEUS Awards for Teaching Excellence: Lorraine Ng, MD- Columbia University

AEUS Awards for Distinguished Service: Hamid Shokoohi, MD- Harvard Medical School, Mass General Hospital

AEUS Fellow Research Award: Onyinyechi Eke MD- Harvard Medical School, Mass General Hospital

AEUS Resident Research Award: Nicole Duggan, MD- HAEMR

AEUS Resident Education Award: Will Kropf, MD- Michigan Emergency Medicine 

 

AEUS Rising Star Education Award (Faculty): This new award recognizes early career attending physicians (<5 years since completing fellowship) who have demonstrated commitment to the field of emergency ultrasound and to SAEM and the AEUS through education on a local, regional, and national scale. Individuals with a track record within ultrasound of teaching recognition, educational awards, education grant funding, peer-reviewed educational publications, or other education activities will be considered for this award. Faculty nominees must be members in good standing of both SAEM and AEUS. 

AEUS Rising Star Research Award (Faculty): This new award recognizes early career attending physicians (<5 years since completing fellowship) who are on the trajectory for a successful career in emergency ultrasound research. Individuals with an early, but already prolific track record of presentations and publications will be considered for this award. Faculty nominees must be members in good standing of both SAEM and AEUS.

AEUS Award for Academic Excellence (Faculty): This award recognizes attending physicians who have demonstrated outstanding contribution to the field of emergency ultrasound through research and scholarly activity. Individuals who are members of SAEM with a track record of either grant funding, peer-reviewed publication or other research activities will be considered for this award. Faculty nominees must be members in good standing of both SAEM and AEUS. 

AEUS Award for Teaching Excellence (Faculty): This award recognizes attending physicians who have demonstrated long-standing commitment to the field of emergency ultrasound and to SAEM and the AEUS through education on a local, regional, and national scale. Individuals with a track record within ultrasound of teaching recognition, educational awards, education grant funding, peer-reviewed educational publications, or other education activities will be considered for this award. Faculty nominees must be members in good standing of both SAEM and AEUS. 

AEUS Fellow Education Award: This award recognizes fellows who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of emergency ultrasound and to SAEM/AEUS in the field of ultrasound education. Recipients have shown a significant dedication to education which may be demonstrated through teaching recognition, education awards, education grant-funding, educational publications, involvement in innovative educational curricula, and regional or national ultrasound presentations. Fellow nominees need not be active SAEM/AEUS members.

AEUS Fellow Research Award: This award recognizes fellows who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of emergency ultrasound and to SAEM/AEUS in regards to ultrasound research. Recipients have demonstrated research excellence via key participation in, presentation of, and publication of impactful ultrasound-related research. Fellow nominees need not be active SAEM/AEUS members.

AEUS Resident Education Award: This award recognizes residents who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of emergency ultrasound and to SAEM/AEUS in the field of ultrasound education. Recipients have shown a significant dedication to education which may be demonstrated through teaching recognition, education awards, education grant-funding, educational publications, involvement in innovative educational curricula, and regional or national ultrasound presentations. Resident nominees need not be active SAEM/AEUS members.

AEUS Resident Research Award: This award recognizes residents who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of emergency ultrasound and to SAEM/AEUS in regards to ultrasound research. Recipients have demonstrated research excellence via key participation in, presentation of, and publication of impactful ultrasound-related research. Resident nominees need not be active SAEM/AEUS members.

AEUS Award for Distinguished Service (Faculty): This new award recognizes attending physicians who have demonstrated outstanding contribution to the field of emergency ultrasound and to SAEM and AEUS through teaching, research, scholarship, and service activities. Individuals who are members of SAEM with a track record of significant contribution to the betterment of our field will be considered for this award. Faculty nominees must be members in good standing of both SAEM and AEUS. 

2019 SAEMMIES (Awarded in 2020):

Best Case Report/Case Series:  

Laura Nolting, MD

Palmetto Health Richland Medical Center

Nolting L, Baker D, Hardy Z, et al. 

Solar‐Powered Point‐of‐Care Sonography:

Our Himalayan Experience

Best Research on Medical Education and Training: 

Dr Youyou Duanmu, MD MPH 

Stanford Emergency Medicine

Duanmu Y, Henwood P, Takhar S. 

Correlation of OSCE performance and

point-of-care ultrasound scan numbers

among a cohort of emergency medicine residents

Best Retrospective Research: 

Josie Acuna, MD  

University of Arizona, College of Medicine Tuscon. 

Acuna J, Situ-LaCasse E, Patanwala A. 

Identification of gender differences in ultrasound

milestone assessments during emergency medicine

residency training: a pilot study

Best Cross-sectional Research: 

Victoria Sarah Stephen, MBChB, MMed, FCEM

Faculty of Health Sciences,

University of the Witwatersrand

Stephen V, Wells M. 

Technically Adequate Images for Preparticipation

Screening Echocardiography Can Be Obtained by

Novices After a Single Day of Training 

Best Prospective Research: 

Hamid Shokoohi, MD

Harvard Medical School.

Mass General Hospital

Shokoohi H, Boniface K, Loesche M. 

Diagnostic Accuracy and Time-Saving Effects of

Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Patients With

Small Bowel Obstruction: A Prospective Study 

Best Meta-Analysis/Systematic Review: 

Hamid Shokoohi, MD

Harvard Medical School.

Mass General Hospital

Shokoohi H, LeSaux M, Roohani Y. 

Enhanced Point-of-Care Ultrasound Applications by

Integrating Automated Feature-Learning Systems

Using Deep Learning 

Best International Research: 

Hamid Shokoohi, MD

Harvard Medical School.

Mass General Hospital

Shokoohi H, Raymond A, Fleming K. 

Assessment of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training for

Clinical Educators in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda 

 

Most Prolific Researcher:Michael Gottlieb, MD, RDMS- Rush Medical College 

2019 Awards:

AEUS Resident Education Award:Brian Russ, DO – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Emergency Medicine Residency
AEUS Fellow Education Award:Rachel M. Haney, MD – Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital
AEUS Award for Teaching Excellence:Yiju Teresa Liu, MD – Department of Emergency Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
AEUS Resident Research Award:Alexander Beyer, MD, MPHS – University of Michigan Emergency Medicine Residency
AEUS Award for Academic Excellence:Hamid Shokoohi, MD – Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital

2018 SAEMMIES  (presented at SAEM19):

Best Case Report/Case Series:  Penelope C. Lema, MD, RDMS, Asteroid Hyalosis Masquerading as Vitreous Hemorrhage on Point-of-Care Sonography
Best Research on Medical Education and Training: Andrew S. Liteplo, MD, SonoGames: Effect of an Innovative Competitive Game on the Education, Perception, and Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Best Retrospective Research: Sarah E. Frasure, MD, Accuracy of Abdominal Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Small Bowel Obstruction in the Emergency Department 
Best Cross-sectional Research: Kristin Dwyer, MD, Pulmonary Congestion by Lung Ultrasound in Ambulatory Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced or Preserved Ejection Fraction and Hypertension
Best Prospective Research: Almaz Sara Dessie, MD, Point-of-Care Ultrasound Assessment of Bladder Fullness for Female Patients Awaiting Radiology-Performed Transabdominal Pelvic Ultrasound in a Pediatric Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial 
Best Meta-Analysis/Systematic Review: Daniel Solomon Balk, MD, Lung Ultrasound Compared to Chest X-ray for Diagnosis of Pediatric Pneumonia: A Meta-analysis 
Best International Research: Maxwell Osei-Ampofo, MBChB,MBA,MPH,FGCS(EM), Skill and Knowledge Retention After Training in Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound in Ghana: An Impact Assessment of Bedside Ultrasound Training in a Resource-limited Setting 
Best POCUS Guidelines: James Fair, MD, Transesophageal Echocardiography: Guidelines for Point-of-Care Applications in Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation 
Best Novel Application of POCUS: Lindsay Reardon, MD, Feasibility and Accuracy of Speckle Tracking Echocardiography in Emergency Department Patients

 


2018 Awards:

Excellence in Research Award:Anthony Weekes, MD
Teaching Excellence Award:John Bailitz, MD
Fellow Education Award:Allison Zanaboni, MD
Fellow Research Award:Kevin Hu, MD
Resident Education Award:Amy Zeidan, MD
Resident Research Award:Joshua Davis, MD

2017 SAEMMIES (presented at SAEM18):

Best Case Report:Air and Its Sonographic Appearance: Understanding the Artifacts
Best Research on Medical Education:Can Emergency Physicians Accurately Distinguish Retinal Detachment from Posterior Vitreous Detachment with Point-of-Care Ocular Ultrasound?
Best Retrospective Research:A Retrospective Study of Pulseless Electrical Activity, Bedside Ultrasound Identifies Interventions During Resuscitation Associated with Improved Survival to Hospital Admission. A REASON Study
Best Cross Sectional Research:Variability in Interpretation of Cardiac Standstill Among Physician Sonographers
Best Prospective Research: Utility of Common Bile Duct Measurement in Emergency Department Point of Care Ultrasound: A Prospective Study
Best Review Article: Accuracy of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Diagnosing Acute Appendicitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

2017 Awards:

Excellence in Research Award:Romolo Gaspari, MD, University of Massachusetts
Teaching Excellence Award:Laleh Gharahbaghian, MD, Stanford
Fellow Education Award:Michael Gottlieb, MD, Cook County
Fellow Research Award:Michael B. Doctoer, MD, Mt. Sinai Roosevelt
Resident Education Award:Stephen Alerhand, MD, Mt. Sinai
Resident Research Award:Murteza Shahkolahi, MD, George Washington University

2016 SAEMMIES (presented at SAEM17):

Best Case Report:Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for Appendicitis Uncovers Two Alternate Diagnoses
Best Research on Medical Education:Emergency Medicine Resident Assessment of the Emergency Ultrasound Milestones and Current Training Recommendations
Best Retrospective Research:Impact of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography on ED Time to Disposition For Patients With Nontraumatic Shock
Best Cross Sectional Research:Point-of-Care Ultrasound Versus Radiology Department Pelvic Ultrasound on Emergency Department Length of Stay
Best Prospective Research: Emergency Department Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Out-of-Hospital and In-ED Cardiac Arrest
Best Review Article: Diagnostic Accuracy of Central Venous Catheter Confirmation by Bedside Ultrasound Versus Chest Radiography in Critically Ill Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

2016 Awards:

Education Award: Resa E. Lewiss, MD
Research AwardJim Tsung, MD
Resident Research Award:Situ-LaCasse, MD

2015 SAEMMIES (presented at SAEM16):

Best Case Report:Terri Davis, Ruptured Splenic Artery Aneurysm: Rare Cause of Shock Diagnosed with Bedside Ultrasound
Best Review Article:Lori Stolz, Ultrasound-guided Peripheral Venous Access: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review
Best Retrospective Research:Srikar Adhikari, Isolated Deep Venous Thrombosis: Implications for 2-Point Compression Ultrasonography of the Lower Extremity
Best Cross-sectional Research:Julian Villar, The Absence of Gallstones on Point-of- Care Ultrasound Rules Out Acute Cholecystitis
Best Prospective Research:Hamid Shokoohi, Bedside Ultrasound Reduces Diagnostic Uncertainty and Guides Resuscitation in Patients With Undifferentiated Hypotension
Best Research on Medical Education:David Blehar, Learning Curves in Emergency Ultrasound Education
   

 


 

2015:

  • Education Award: Anthony J. Dean
  • Research Award: Arun Nagdev
  • Resident Research Award: Michael Gottlieb

 


 

2014:

  • Education Award: Bret Nelson (Mount Sinai Hospital)
  • Education Award: Andrew Liteplo (Mass General Hospital)
  • Research Award: Richard Andrew Taylor
  • Resident Research Award: Daniel Jafari

 


 

2013:

  • Education Award: Matthew Dawson and Michael Mallin
  • Research Award: Hamid Shokoohi
  • Resident Research Award: Pedro Roque

 


 

2012:

  • Education Award: David Bahner
  • Research Award: Srikar Adhikari
  • Resident Research Award: Andrew Herring