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Scholarships and Awards

Edward P. Donatelle, M.D., Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the KU School of Medicine-Wichita in honor of Edward P. Donatelle, M.D., the department's first chair from 1979 to 1988.

  • $1,000 presented to a senior student at the Family Medicine Kansas Winter Symposium the first weekend in December.
  • Applicants should have ranked highly in the third year Family Medicine Clerkship and rank in the upper half of the class.
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Harry W. Horn, M.D., Family Scholarship

Established by Harry W. Horn, Jr., in 1999 to honor his father, Harry W. Horn, Sr., M.D., a deceased family physician from Wichita.

  • $1,000 presented to a senior student at the Family Medicine Kansas Winter Symposium the first weekend in December
  • Applicants should have demonstrated service to their community, fellow students, or health care organizations.
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Monte D. Maska, M.D., Scholarship in Medicine

Created by Eric and Darlene Knorr of Wichita in honor of Darlene's son, Monte Maska, M.D., a 1993 graduate of KUSM-W. Dr. Maska completed his family medicine residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, and practices in Springfield, Missouri.

  • $1,000 presented to a senior student at the Family Medicine Kansas Winter Symposium the first weekend in December
  • Applicants should have an interest in Family Medicine.
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Conrad Osborne Jr., M.D., Third-Year Student Award in Family Medicine

Dr. Osborne was in the first group of family medicine residents in the United States, graduating from the Wesley Family Medicine Residency Program in 1970. He embodied the principles of family medicine, serving as a caring physician, talented teacher, and trusted mentor and friend to a generation of family physicians until his untimely death in 1993.

  • Recipient: Senior Student (determined on performance Jr. year)
  • Presented at the Spring Graduation
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Distinguished George E. "Ned" Burket, M.D., Fourth-Year Student Award in Family Medicine

Dr. Burket practiced in Kingman, Kansas, for 32 years. As president of the American Academy of General Practice in 1968, his support for medical education was pivotal in the transition of general practice to family medicine. Dr. Burket also served as a founding member and president of the American Board of Family Medicine and as chair of the Residency Review Committee for Family Medicine. For his distinguished efforts, he was elected to the Institutes of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 1975.

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