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MD/PhD Candidate Honors & Awards

MD/PhD candidates at NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences are recognized as accomplished scholars by a number of fellowships and awards. We’re proud to announce our recognized scholars.

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowships

Our MD/PhD students have received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions with NIH–Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (F30) and Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31).

The following current students are the most recent recipients:

  • Dalia Barkley: F30, National Cancer Institute, 2021–25
  • Devin Bready: F30, National Cancer Institute, 2021–23
  • Elizabeth Gorodetsky: F30, National Cancer Institute, 2022–26
  • Katherine Hockemeyer: F30, National Cancer Institute, 2019–22
  • Emily Jang: National Institute of Mental Health, 2021–24
  • Juan Andres Kochen Rossi: F31, National Cancer Institute, 2021–23
  • Ashley Lewis: F30, National Institute of Mental Health, 2022–24
  • Andrew Mao: National Institute on Aging, 2022–26
  • Muhaned Mohamed: F30, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2020–24
  • Ravi Pancholi: F31, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 2022–24
  • Juliana Remark: F30, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2021–24
  • Lindsey Remark: F30, National Institute on Aging, 2021–24
  • Joseph Saglimbeni: F30, National Cancer Institute, 2022–25
  • Ashley Sartoris: F31, National Institutes of Health, 2022–24
  • Anthony Tao: F30, National Institutes of Health, 2022–25
  • Casey Vieni: F30, National Institutes of Health, 2020–24
  • Warren Wu: F30, National Cancer Institute, 2020–23
  • Frank Yeung: F30, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 2019–22

Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society Inductees

Several of our MD/PhD students have been welcomed into the Alpha Omega Alpha national honor medical society. Members are elected based not only on high academic standing but also on their leadership among their peers, sense of ethics and professionalism, commitment to service in the community, and dedication to the art of healing. Vlad Sviderskiy is our 2022 inductee.

American Epilepsy Society Fellowship

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) is dedicated to the understanding, diagnosis, study, prevention, treatment, and cure of epilepsy. It is one of the largest non-governmental funders for people starting careers in epilepsy research. The AES Predoctoral Research Fellowships support predoctoral students who are pursuing dissertation research with an epilepsy-relevant theme, and who are working under the guidance of a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research. James Sun is our most recent recipient.

Medical Scientist Training Program Vilcek Scholars

The Vilcek Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship created with a gift from Jan Vilcek, MD, PhD, and Marica Vilcek. This scholarship supports selected students with a stipend, fringe benefits, and fees for two years while in the graduate school portion of training. This is an honor to be recognized throughout the recipients’ career.

The following students are our most recent scholars:

  • Samantha Lux, 2020–22
  • James Sun, 2021–23
  • Toby Aicher, 2022–24

NYU Grossman School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training Program Scholar

Our Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) Scholar Award is a merit-based scholarship that supports selected students with a stipend, fringe benefits, and fees for two years while in the graduate school portion of training. Liana Goehring is the 2022 recipient and will be supported from 2022 to 2024.

Hearst Foundation Scholarship

The Hearst Foundation MD/PhD fellowship training endowment supports selected students with a stipend, fringe benefits, and fees in the graduate school portion of training. The selection process is based on students’ evidence of strong intellectual achievement in medical school, creativity, and depth in the pursuit of their graduate research. MacIntosh Cornwell, 2020–22, is our most recent recipient of this scholarship.