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Golden Apple Award Winners

Each year, the MUSC chapter of the American Medical Student Association and the College of Medicine hold the Golden Apple Awards to recognize outstanding faculty at MUSC. Congratulations to all of the past Golden Apple Award nominees and winners.

First Year Faculty Award Nominees & Winners
Dr. Thomas Rogers Kyle
Dr. Paul McDermott – Honorable Mention
Department of Medicine

Second Year Faculty Award Nominees & Winners
Dr. Ashley Duckett
Dr. Katherine Lewis
Dr. Paul McDermott
Department of Medicine

Clinical Years Faculty Award Nominees & Winners
Dr. Leonidas Nye Walthall
Dr. Courtney Brady
Dr. Benjamin Kalivas – Honorable Mention
Dr. Ashley Duckett
Dr. Valerian Fernandes
Dr. Elizabeth Kirkland
Dr. Marc Heincelman
Dr. William Shelley
Dr. Thomas Rogers Kyle
Dr. Andrew Schreiner
Department of Internal Medicine

Clinical Years Resident Award Nominees & Winners
Dr. Margaret Morrison
Dr. Andy McNulty
Dr. Kevin Baker
Dr. Carson Keck
Department of Internal Medicine
Dr. Camilo Mateus - Winner
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 
Dr. Prashant Raghavendran - Winner
Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Meghan Thomas
Department of Internal Medicine

Clinical Years Student Body Award Nominees
Mary Ann Snell
Department of Internal Medicine

2017 Golden Apple Faculty Award Winner
Dr. Marc Heincelman

First Year Faculty Award Nominees & Winners
Dr. Paul McDermott – Honorable Mention
Department of Medicine

Clinical Years Faculty Award Nominees & Winners
Dr. Andrew Schreiner - GIM
Dr. Andy Nielsen
Dr. Ashley Duckett
Dr. Courtney Brady
Dr. George Taylor
Dr. Leon Walthall
Dr. Marc Heincelman - Winner
Dr. Rog Kyle
Dr. Theresa Cuoco
Dr. Valerian Fernandes – Honorable Mention
Dr. William Shelley
Department of Internal Medicine

Clinical Years Resident Award Nominees & Winners
Dr. Andy McNulty
Dr. Benjamin Barnette
Dr. Daphanie Taylor
Dr. Nila Manandhar
Dr. Ross Butschek
Dr. Thomas Miller
Dr. Zach Merle Haulsee
Department of Internal Medicine

Clinical Years Faculty Award Nominees:
Dr. Jeremy Richards – Winner
Dr. Andrew Schreiner

Clinical Years Resident Award Nominees:
Dr. Zach Haulsee
Dr. Matt Rolfsen
Dr. Amanda Sanders

Clinical Years Student Body Award Nominees:
Mary Ann Snell, ACUME, Medical Education Coordinator

First Year Faculty Award Nominees
Dr. Paul McDermott - Winner

Clinical Years Faculty Award Nominees
Dr. Courtney Brady
Dr. Deborah DeWaay
Dr. Ashley Duckett
Dr. Keri Holmes-Maybank
Dr. Beatrice Hull
Dr. Skip Schumannn
Dr. Leigh Vaughan
Dr. Simon Watson

Clinical Years Resident Award Nominees
Dr. Clark Alsfeld
Dr. Ryan Buckley
Dr. Ibrahim Isa
Dr. Carley Mills – Winner House Staff Award
Dr. Jay Morgan
Dr. Russell Rosenberg
Dr. Amanda Sanders
Dr. Richard Schatz
Dr. Justin Woodlief

Faculty Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the following providers who were recognized with a Teacher of the Month nomination by the students of the College of Medicine (Blocks 1 through 4, FY19):

  • Richard Rissmiller, M.D., Pulmonary & Critical Care**
  • Maroun Ghossein, M.D., Pulmonary & Critical Care**
  • Soon ho Kwon, M.D., Endocrinology**
  • Tejas Nadig, Internal Medicine Resident

**Winners for Blocks 1 through 4


Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards

The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards, presented by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, recognize the value of humanism in the delivery of care to patients and their families. Each year, one faculty member and one fourth year Gold Humanism Honor Society student member are elected for demonstrating integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect, and empathy. 

2018 Faculty Awardee:

Benjamin Kalivas, M.D.

Benjamin Kalivas, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine/Psychiatry