Student Awards

Ron Martin, M.D. Awards

(View Details on the Dr. Ronald L. Martin Memorial Student Scholarship)

Ron Martin, M.D. was Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita from 1988 to the time of his death in 1998. Dr. Martin, a prominent researcher, clinician and teacher, was committed to fostering interest among medical students in psychiatry as a career. Accordingly, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in Wichita is pleased to announce The Ron Martin, M.D. Scholarship Fund for Medical Students. Based upon appropriate submissions the following awards will be made available to 3rd and 4th year students at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita who have successfully completed their required psychiatry clerkship:

  • Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Best Psychiatric Paper. Annually a faculty review committee will evaluate papers submitted by medical students on a topic in psychiatry. The submitted paper, such as a case report or review article, should be in a journal format. It is recommended that paper submissions be prepared under the guidance of a faculty mentor selected by the student. The deadline for paper submissions is June 15. The dollar amount of the cash award is determined annually.
  • Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Elective Performance. Annually the department faculty may nominate and select a student from those who have distinguished themselves by outstanding performance during an elective course experience in psychiatry. The dollar amount of the cash award is determined annually. The awards committee will review nominations and supporting performance summaries at their annual meeting in April for the May graduation award ceremony.
  • Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Clerkship Performance. Annually the department faculty nominates and selects a student from those who have distinguished themselves by outstanding performance in the required psychiatry clerkship. The dollar amount of the cash award is determined annually. The awards committee will review nominations and supporting clerkship performance summaries at their annual meeting in April for the May graduation ceremony.

Interested students are encouraged to contact the director of medical student education in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences-Wichita Campus for additional information on application procedures and award availability.

Past Recipients

2016
Kristen Hellebust Kristen Hellebust - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Clerkship
Tom Chaffee Tom Chaffee - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Elective Performance
2015
Whitney Weixelman Whitney Weixelman - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Clerkship
Ryan Vonderhorst Ryan Vonderhorst - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Elective Performance
2014
Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Clerkship
Nick Allen Nick Allen - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Elective Performance
2013
Aaron Thiessen Aaron Thiessen - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Clerkship
Tara Price Tara Price - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Elective Performance
2012 No Awards Given
2011 No Awards Given

2010
Danae Doubek - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Neuropsychiatry Clerkship

2009
Paige Clark - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Neuropsychiatry Clerkship
Erin Zahradnik - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in a Psychiatry Elective
Bridget Harrison - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Best Psychiatric Paper

2008
Kari Hamlin - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Neuropsychiatry Clerkship
Veronica Amey - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in a Psychiatry Elective
Bonnie Charles - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in a Psychiatry Elective
Erin Zahradnik - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Best Psychiatric Paper

2007
Lindsay Rome - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in the Neuropsychiatry Clerkship
Kathrine Girrens - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Outstanding Performance in a Psychiatry Elective
Jeff Gum - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Best Psychiatric Paper

2006
Vadim Izgur - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Elective Performance
Laura Dellinger - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Clerkship Performance

2005
Monica Gorcos - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Elective Performance
Ben Davis - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Clerkship Performance

2003
Amy Burns - Ron Martin, M.D. Award for Psychiatry Clerkship Performance

Contact

Ronda Magness
Medical Student Clerkship Coordinator
(316) 293-3508 

Last modified: Jul 18, 2016
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