Oriens Award

Fellows and Residents are invited to submit an essay for the EAST Oriens Award.   Applicants must currently be in Fellowship or Residency (not to be completed before June 2019) to be eligible to apply.  All applicants must submit a personal statement (one page maximum) on "This is why I want a career in trauma and acute care surgery."  One Fellow and one Resident award winner will be named. 

Essays must be anonymous. Information that identifies the author is not allowed. Do not include your name in the essay document (headers and footers included). Please do not use your name as the file name for your essay document.

Applications for the 2019 Award will open Summer 2018. The application deadline is October 31, 2018.  The Oriens Essay Award is supported by an unrestricted grant from the Polk Family Charitable Fund. 

One Fellow and One Resident award winner will be named. Each will receive: 
* Complimentary registration to the 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly
* Up to $1500 reimbursement for lodging and travel related expenses to the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly (restrictions apply).
* The Fellow and Resident winners will be invited to give an oral presentation of his/her winning essay at the 2019 EAST Oriens Award Session held during the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly.


Past Award Recipients & Keynote Speakers

Year

Award Recipient

Keynote Speaker
2010

Albert Chi, MD
Read winning essay

L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS

2011 Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH
Read winning essay
David V. Feliciano, MD, FACS
2012 Jason J. Schrager, MD, FACS
Read winning essay
Donald D. Trunkey, MD, FACS
2013 Charity Evans, MD
Read winning essay
C. William Schwab, MD, FACS
2014 Fellow Winner

Roseanna Guzman-Curtis, MD, MPH

Read Winning Essay

Grace S. Rozycki, MD, MBA, FACS

Read Kenote Address

2014 Resident Winner

Joshua G. Corsa, MD, NREMT-P

Read Winning Essay

Grace S. Rozycki, MD, MBA, FACS

Read Keynote Address

2015 Fellow Winner

Gerard A. Baltazar, DO
Read Winning Essay

Timothy C. Fabian, MD, FACS

2015 Resident Winner

T. Shane Hester, DO
Read Winning Essay

Timothy C. Fabian, MD, FACS

2016 Fellow Winner

Dylan R. Nieman, MD, PhD

Read Winning Essay

Donald H. Jenkins, MD, FACS
Read Keynote Address

2016 Resident Winner

Samuel Wade Ross, MD, MPH

Read Winning Essay

Donald H. Jenkins, MD, FACS
Read Keynote Address

2017 Fellow Winner

Danielle A. Pigneri, MD
Read winning Essay

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS
Read Keynote Address

2017 Resident Winner

Ashley B. Hink, MD, MPH
Read winning Essay

J. David Richardson, MD, FACS

Read Keynote Address

2018 Fellow Winner

Lourdes Y. Swentek, MD
Read winning Essay

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS
Watch the Video of the Keynote Address

2018 Resident Winner

Christopher P. Foran, MD

Read winning Essay

J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS
Watch the Video of the Keynote Address

Please direct any questions to the EAST Administrative Offices at 312-202-5508 or by email at managementoffice@east.org

 

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

Contact
633 N. Saint Clair Street, Suite 2400 Chicago, IL 60611-3295 (312) 202-5508 phone (312) 202-5064 fax managementoffice@east.org
Stay connected to EAST
Support EAST
  • AmazonSmiel