Congratulations to the following essay contest winners!


Health Policy Essay Winners

Nicholas Chakiryan, MD

Health Policy Essay- First Place: Relative Value Units Do Not Adequately Account for Operative Time in Urologic Surgery.

Michael Zaliznyak, MD

Health Policy Essay- Second Place: Which U.S. states’ Medicaid programs provide coverage for genital gender affirming surgery for transgender patients?: A state-by-state review, and a study detailing the patient experience to confirm coverage of services.

David Friedlander, MD, MPH

Health Policy Essay- Third Place: Driving high-value American healthcare via the (policy) road less traveled.


Miley B. Wesson Resident Essay Contest Winners

Jennifer A. Locke, MD, PhD

MBW FIRST PLACE ESSAY: Cortical Control of Bladder Storage and Emptying Using Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS).

Ericka M. Sohlberg, MD

MBW SECOND PLACE ESSAY: Laboratory-Wide Association Study in Patients with Prostate Cancer.

Jennifer A. Locke, MD, PhD

MBW THIRD PLACE ESSAY: Exploring the Relationship between Urinary Tract Infections and Quality of Life Measures in the Spinal Cord Injured Population.


Joseph F. McCarthy Physician Essay Contest Winners

Anne M. Suskind, MD

JFM FIRST PLACE ESSAY: Time spent away from home in the year following high-risk cancer surgery in older adults.

Kyle M. Rose, MD

JFM SECOND PLACE ESSAY: Prostate Specific Antigen Kinetics Predict Prostate Cancer Progression following Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate.

Maurice M. Garcia, MD, MAS

JFM THIRD PLACE ESSAY: How Accessible is Genital Gender Affirming Surgery for Transgender Patients with Commercial and Public Health Insurance in the United States? Results of a Patient-Modeled Search for Services and Provider Survey.



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