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Kudos to William Snead, Medical Student

Submission about William: “Will has been the organizer of study groups in my group of classmates since the first semester of medical school. He also ensures everyone is fed with dietary restrictions in mind (on his dime; he never even asks to be repaid but we all make sure to…

Kudos to Kristin Drew, Medical Student

Two Submissions about Kristin: “While at a medical conference, there was a physician who displayed inappropriate behavior toward me. While the inappropriate physician unabashedly followed me, Kristin stayed by my side, making sure I was never alone. Not only did she ensure my safety throughout the conference, she offered to…

Kudos to Dr. Louis-Jacques in OB/GYN

Submission: “Dr. Louis-Jacques had a patient make a very unique request related to childbirth preferences. It was something never tried at UF but Dr. Louis-Jacques researched it carefully and determined it was feasible. She went to great lengths against opposition from many to fulfill her patient’s wish. Furthermore, when she…

Kudos to Kendyll Coxen, Medical Student

Submission: “While recovering from a surgery over the summer, Kendyll made sure to reach out several times to ensure I was okay. She even stopped by my home with a “Get Better Soon” cake she made dairy-free from scratch. I am very grateful to her friendship and caring nature she…

Kudos to Dr. Melissa Burger in Anesthesia

Submission about Dr. Burger: “I developed a migraine during rounds and became lightheaded. She pushed me around in a chair for the rest of rounds so I could still participate. Also afterwards made up a bed for me in the on call room so I could rest until my ride…

Kudos to Silvija Milanovic, Medical Student

Submission about Silvija: “After a long day of lecture and anatomy lab, I was feeling really overwhelmed with the amount of anatomy that I would have to teach that week. Silvija took the time to pull me aside and ask if I was feeling okay. When I let her know…

Kudos to Torie Livingston, Medical Student

Submission about Torie: “One of my patients while on peds cardiology service was having a 5 year anniversary for his heart transplant the next day. I wanted to do something special for him, but sadly do not have any artistic abilities. I asked Torie if she could draw him a…

Kudos to Apara Agarwal, Medical Student

Submission about Apara: “I am a resident physician here at UF and I’m emailing you to notify you about an exceptional student rotating with us on internal medicine, Apara Agarwal. Apara is following a patient who is both medically and socially complex – a gentleman with worsening multiple myeloma. He…

Kudos to Sanaz Dovell, PhD, Medical Student

Submission about Sanaz: “Throughout my clerkship rotation with Sanaz, she routinely offered to help out other students by offering to go into long OR cases, or present difficult patients on rounds. She sacrificed her own clinic time (which she truly wanted to attend) in order to support other students and…

Kudos to Alex Gitin, Medical Student

Submission about Alex: “I would like to nominate Alex Gitin for his compassion for his patients and his commitment to their care. While rotating on the internal medicine service in Jacksonville, I saw Alex go above and beyond for one of his patients. It was a patient who came into…