Honors & Awards

1998 Whitfield High School – Salutatorian
1998-2002 Presidential Scholarship in Academic Excellence
1998-2002 George Washington University Dean’s List
06/2008 Surgical Co-Intern of the Year, Boston University Medical Center
03/2009 Administrative Chief Resident, University of Pennsylvania
03/2010 Education Chief Resident, University of Pennsylvania
06/2011 Resident Educator of the Year, University of Pennsylvania
01/2013 Super Doctors- New York Rising Star
10/2103 Willibald Nagler Clinical Scholar in Rehabilitation Medicine
03/2013 Fellow in the Program for Academic Leadership (AAP)


2002-2003 Thalamus Anatomy Club (Anatomy Tutor)
06/2003 – 09/2003 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center- Shady Side
  Summer Scholar’s Program in Orthopaedic Surgery
  Mentor- Raj K. Sinha, MD
07/2004 -05/2006 The George Washington University Medical Center
  Research Assistant
  Mentor- Kathleen A. McHale, MD
06/2007 – 06/2008 Harvard Medical School- Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  Research Assistant
  Mentor- Gary Strichartz, Ph.D., Director of Pain Research Center
06/2008 – 06/2011 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  Housestaff Committee
  PM&R Department Education Committee
  Ad-Hoc Member of Internal Review Committee
07/2009 Founder- Penn PM&R Resident Research Club
  University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
07/2011 – 06/2012 Denver University
  Assistant Team Physician
07/2011 – 06/2012 University of Colorado
  Assistant Team Physician
12/2012 – Present Association of Academic Physiatrists
  Program for Academic Leadership
12/2013 Advanced Tutorial: MSK Exam Workshop
  Course Instructor
  Columbia University Medical Center


07/2009 – Present PM&R Journal (Seattle, WA)
  American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  Peer Reviewer
12/2009 -06/2011 American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Indianapolis, IN)
  Association of Academic Physiatrists
  Ad-Hoc Reviewer
07/2009 – 01/2011 Rehab in Review (Atlanta, GA)
  Regional Managing Editor
09/2012 – Present The Spine Journal (Chicago, IL)
  North American Spine Society
  Peer Reviewer


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