Outstanding Resident Award

Award Recipients

  • 2019 Laura Mihalko, MD

The Society of Women in Urology established the Outstanding Resident Award to honor women residents who fulfill the mission of SWIU — to advance the career development and professional success of women urologists — and who have been mentors, teachers, sponsors or coaches for other residents and students of all genders. Residents can have a significant impact on their colleagues and medical students in their clinical, academic, and professional development. SWIU seeks to promote, support and recognize these achievements.

Candidate Eligibility

Appropriate candidates for this award are women residents who are PGY3 and above and have demonstrated a significant impact on their colleagues and medical students in their clinical, academic, and professional development. Candidates can self nominate or be nominated by others.

Criteria for selection

The Resident Award Committee reviews applications in advance of the Fall Board Meeting, using a rubric to score applicants. Submissions will include a personal statement that responds to the award prompt and a CV for a global view of the applicant. The recommendation of the committee will be presented to the Board of Directors at the Fall Board Meeting for approval.

Award Denomination

The winner is presented with an award certificate and a resident travel award (worth $750) to attend the Winter Meeting.

Winner Obligations

The winner is expected to attend the Winter Meeting, where the Award will be presented.

Dates

Application Deadline (Extended): Monday, October 8, 2018
Late applications will not be reviewed.

Download the Application