41st Annual Golden Apple Awards Presented

Exterior view of the Medical-Dental Building at Georgetown University Medical Center.
The Golden Apple Awards Ceremony honors faculty, students and staff for their outstanding contributions and commitment to Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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(April 9, 2019) — Georgetown University School of Medicine faculty, students and staff were honored at the 41st Annual Golden Apple Awards. This year’s event was held on April 6 at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Golden Apple Awards

Each class presents the Golden Apple Award annually to a faculty member whose outstanding professional and personal qualities have enhanced the medical education of members of the class.

Aviad Haramati, PhD – Class of 2022

Shiloh Jones, PhD – Class of 2021

Shimae Fitzgibbons, MD – Class of 2020

Princy Kumar, MD – Class of 2019

Cura Personalis Award

The Cura Personalis Award recognizes exemplary individuals who embody the spirit of professionalism and cura personalis both in and out of the classroom.

Jai Won Jung – Class of 2022

Ehad Abaza – Class of 2021

John C. Rose Award

John C. Rose, MD (M’50, H’73), considered by many to be the “architect” of the modern School of Medicine at Georgetown University, became dean at the age of 38 and led a major period of growth in terms of physical buildings, faculty and programs. The John C. Rose Award is presented annually to a member of the faculty or administration who has demonstrated outstanding service to the school and has contributed to the improvement of medical education and student life. 

Racheal Ferguson

Physiology Teacher of the Year Award

Students in the Special Masters Program in Physiology present the Physiology Teacher of the Year Award to a faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional qualities as an educator.

Thomas G. Sherman, PhD

The Doctoring Award

The Doctoring Award recognizes a faculty member, module director or leader in a Clinical Skills Course whose outstanding teaching, professional and personal qualities have enhanced medical education for members of the class.

Erin Farrish, MD

Faculty Affiliate Award

The Faculty Affiliate Award is presented to a physician outside of Georgetown who has made a significant contribution to clinical medical education at the School of Medicine and mentored our medical students.

Manesh Nachnani, MD

Excellence in Teaching at HOYA Clinic Award

The Excellence in Teaching at HOYA Clinic Award recognizes a physician or nurse practitioner who demonstrates exemplary patient care and teaching skills at the HOYA Clinic.

Eileen Moore, MD

Jeanne V. Walther Award for Administrative Excellence

Student leaders select an administrator who has displayed outstanding service to receive this award. Jeanne V. Walther (G’78) who served as the dean of finances and the registrar of the School of Medicine, was known as an unsung hero of the student body who for over 30 years helped make their lives complete at Georgetown.

Amanda Finnell