Litton Award

Established in 2000 by Jeffrey Anglen, MD, this award is given to the graduating resident(s) who best exemplify the professionalism and academic excellence that defined Lynn O. Litton, MD—“A genuine and sincere concern for patients, commitment to the highest patient care standards, respect and consideration of co-workers, and a balance of priorities in life.” PGY2, 3, and 4 residents select the graduating resident recipient(s) who best exemplify the qualities Dr. Litton defined. The award includes $500 from the Litton Endowment.

Christopher Loftis, MD and Ryan Schell, MD
Christopher Loftis, MD and Ryan Schell, MD
2021 Award Winners

 

  • Paul Hutchinson, MD - 2020
  • Tyler Surma, MD - 2019
  • B. Israel Yahuaca, MD - 2018
  • Blake Peterson, MD - 2017
  • David Tager, MD - 2016
  • Nicholas Capito, MD - 2015
  • Shaun Steeby, MD 2014
  • Santaram Vallurupalli, MD 2013
  • Matthew Jones , MD 2012
  • Alan G. Anz, MD, 2011
  • Daniel Babbel, MD - 2010
  • Dominic Patillo, MD - 2009
  • David Greenberg, MD - 2008
  • Matthew Barrett, MD - 2007
  • Eric Moghadamian, MD - 2006
  • Matt Smith, MD - 2005
  • Thomas Aleto, MD - 2004
  • Jeff Hoskins, MD - 2003
  • Kelly Hendricks, MD - 2002
  • Timothy Burd, MD - 2001
  • Robert Sharpe, MD - 2000

All Litton Award Winners

Olson Award

Established in 1994 by Steve Olson, MD, this award acknowledges a resident with exemplary research accomplishments. Department leadership select the recipient, and the award includes $500 from the Olson Resident Research Account.

Mark Lambrechts, MD
Mark Lambrechts, MD
2021 Award Winner

 

  • Jayson Johnson, MD - 2020
  • B. Todd Raines, MD - 2019
  • Alex Wessel, MD -  2018
  • Blake Peterson, MD - 2017
  • Julia Nuelle, MD - 2016
  • Nicholas Capito, MD - 2015
  • Michael Gallizzi, MD - 2014
  • Santaram Vallurupalli, MD - 2013
  • Matthew Jones, MD - 2012
  • Michael Hughes, MD - 2011
  • Jeffrey Lehmen, MD - 2010
  • Jason Lowe, MD - 2009
  • Michael Hughes, MD - 2008
  • Bradley Crow, MD - 2007
  • Matthew Barrett, MD - 2006
  • Peter Kazmier, MD - 2005
  • David Greenberg, MD - 2005
  • Thomas Aleto, MD - 2004
  • Brad Crow, MD - 2003
  • Rick White, MD - 2003
  • Tim Burd, MD - 2002
  • Kevin Marberry, MD - 2001
  • Kent Lowry, MD - 2000
  • Eldin Karaikovic, MD - 1999
  • Tim Burd, MD - 1998
  • Brian P. Conroy, MD - 1997
  • Eric S. Malicky, MD - 1997
  • K. David Moore, MD - 1996
  • Frank Moussa, MD - 1995
  • Steve Aposteles, MD - 1994

All Olson Award Winners

 

Barry J. Gainor, MD,  Resident Award in Teaching

Established in 1998 by Gregory L. Hummel, MD, and his wife, this award honors Barry Gainor, MD. Dr. Gainor has been a consistent yeoman in all aspects of the educational program at the University of Missouri. He is recognized as a superb teacher, not only in didactic sessions, but also in the clinics and operating room. Junior residents (PGY1 and PGY2) vote to select the senior resident (PGY4 or PGY5) who demonstrates the best teaching qualities and abilities and most exemplifies Dr. Gainor. The award includes $500 from the Hummel Endowment for Educational Purposes.

Ryan Schell, MD
Ryan Schell, MD
2021 Award Winner

 

  • Josh Karlin, MD - 2020
  • Chris James, MD - 2019
  • B. Israel Yahuaca, MD - 2018
  • Blake Peterson, MD - 2017
  • Khalid Waliullah, MD - 2016
  • Joseph Morgan, MD - 2015
  • Clay Nuelle, MD - 2014
  • Santaram Vallurupalli , MD - 2013
  • Adam Crawford , MD 2012
  • Alan G. Anz, MD - 2011
  • Daniel Babbel, MD - 2010
  • Jason Lowe, MD - 2009
  • Jason Lowe, MD - 2008
  • John Douglas Haltom, MD - 2007
  • Eric Moghadamian, MD - 2006
  • Kevin Marberry, MD - 2005
  • Jeffrey Hoskins, MD - 2004
  • Kelly Hendricks, MD - 2003
  • Tim Burd, MD - 2002
  • James Edwards, MD - 2002
  • Brian Conroy, MD - 2001
  • Byron R. Bus Tarbox, MD - 2000
  • Frank Moussa, MD - 1999
  • Steve Stokesbary, MD - 1998

All Gainor Resident Award Winners

 

MOI Nursing Administration Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident

Established in 2014 by Angela Story, RN, MSN, MOI Director of Nursing 2012-2019, this award recognizes a senior orthopaedic resident (PGY4 or PGY5) who exemplifies outstanding interdisciplinary communication, patient- and family-centered care, collaboration, and the principles of professionalism. MOI nursing staff and the MOI Director of Nursing select the recipient.

Morgan Moon, MD
Morgan Moon, MD
2021 Award Winner

 

  • Ryan Schell, MD - 2020
  • Jayson Johnson, MD - 2019
  • Jayson Johnson, MD - 2018
  • B. Israel Yahuaca, MD - 2017
  • Julia Nuelle, MD - 2016
  • Nicholas Capito, MD - 2015
  • Clayton Nuelle, MD - 2014

All MOI Nursing Award Winners

 

Barry J. Gainor, MD, Faculty Teaching Award

Established in 2008 by chief residents, this award recognizes Dr. Gainor’s role as an educator for more than 30 years in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Chief residents select the recipient to honor the faculty member who exemplifies Dr. Gainor’s dedication to teaching.

Kevin G. Gunter, MD
Kevin G. Gunter, MD
2021 Award Winner

 

  • Ajay Aggarwal, MD - 2020
  • Gregory Della Rocca, MD, PhD - 2019
  • Jay Bridgeman, MD - 2018
  • Sumit Gupta, MD - 2017
  • Kevin G. Gunter, MD - 2016
  • James L. Cook, DVM, PhD - 2015
  • Kyle Fiala, DPM - 2014
  • Benjamin Summerhays, DPM - 2014
  • Kevin G. Gunter, MD - 2013
  • James P. Stannard MD - 2012
  • Brett Crist, MD, FACS - 2011
  • Craig Kuhns, MD - 2011
  • David Flood, MD - 2010
  • George Parkins, MD - 2009
  • Steve M. Kane, MD - 2008

All Gainor Teaching Award Winners

 

Legacy Awards

Allen Menard Leadership Award

Established in 2007 by B. Sonny Bal, MD, this award is presented to one resident who best exemplifies the qualities Dr. Menard presented—those unique and intangible qualities that make a professional a leader among their peers. Department leadership select the recipient, and the award includes $500 from the Allen Menard Leadership Award Account.

 

  • Tyler Surma, MD - 2019
  • Jeff Milles, MD - 2018 & 2017
  • Julia Nuelle, MD - 2016
  • Joseph Morgan, MD - 2015
  • Shaun Steeby, MD - 2014
  • Conrad Ivie, MD - 2013
  • Clayton Nuelle, MD - 2012
  • Alan G. Anz, MD - 2011
  • Caleb Vosberg, MD - 2010
  • Matthew Jones, MD - 2009
  • John Douglas Haltom, MD - 2008
  • Bradley Dean Crow, MD - 2007

All Menard Award Winners

 

Dedicated Dozen Award

Established in 2011 by Dr. Joel Jeffries and his wife, this award was given to outstanding residents in honor of the residents whose dedication was demonstrated by their service during the historic blizzard of 2011: Kate Bauer, Josh Hamann, Michael Hood, Mike Hughes, Conrad Ivie, Matt Jones, Clay Nuelle, Jeff Ratusznik, Shaun Steeby, Harmeeth Uppal, Santaram Vallurupalli and Brian Wegman. Determined by the program director, this award included $1,000.

 

  • James Piorkowski, MD - 2015
  • Shaun Steeby, MD - 2014
  • Michael Robertson, MD - 2013
  • Brian Wegman, MD - 2012
  • Michael Hood, MD - 2011

All Dedicated Dozen Award Winners

 

AOA-OREF-ZIMMER Resident Leadership Forum

 

  • Brian Wegman, MD - 2011
  • Michael Hood, MD - 2010
  • Caleb Vosburg, MD - 2009
  • Jason Lowe, MD - 2008
  • Tony J. Choi, MD - 2007
  • Eric S. Moghadamian, MD - 2006
  • Matthew J. Smith, MD - 2005
  • Kevin Marberry, MD - 2004
  • Richard White, MD - 2003

Full Leadership List