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RAS-ACS Leadership Scholarship Award Recipients

The Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons (RAS-ACS) is pleased to announce the winners of the RAS-ACS Leadership Scholarship Awards. The following individuals submitted applications which included an essay, a curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation. The winners were selected based on four criteria: prior RAS-ACS involvement, displaying the potential for future leadership within RAS-ACS, the strength of the letter of support, and essay’s support of the RAS-ACS vision.

Congratulations to all of the award recipients!

Julia ColemanJulia Coleman

Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course

Julia Coleman, MD, MPH, trauma research fellow, University of Colorado, will be attending the Residents as Teachers and Leaders Course, April 13–15 at ACS Headquarters.


Nina DelavariNina Delavari

ACS Quality and Safety Conference

Nina Delavari, MD, PGY-2, Wayne State University, Royal Oak, MI, will be attending the ACS Quality and Safety Conference, July 21–24 in Orlando, FL.


Samuel EnumahSamuel Enumah

Leadership & Advocacy Summit

Samuel Enumah, MD, PGY-2, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, will be attending Leadership & Advocacy Summit, May 19–22 in Washington, DC.


Brenessa LindemanBrenessa Lindeman

Surgeons as Leaders Course

Brenessa Lindeman, MD, MEHP, assistant professor of surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, will be attending the 2018 Surgeons as Leaders Course, June 24–27 in Durham, NC.