Honors, Accolades and Awards

Alexander Ayzengart, MD, MPH, FACS

Joined the editorial board of  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases

Thiago Beduschi, MD

Robert H. and kathleen M. Axline Translational Science Professorship in Surgery

Azra Bihorac, MD, MS

Awarded NIH R01 grant to study “Intelligent Intensive Care Unit (I2CU): Pervasive Sensing and Artificial Intelligence for Augmented Clinical Decision-making

Harvey Chim, MD, FACS

Appointed associate editor for HAND, the official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery

Kirsten Freeman, MD

Selected to become the next vice chair of the Thoracic Education Cooperative Group (TECog)

Chris Jacobs, MD

Favorite Resident Award

Bruce A. Mast, MD, FACS

Guest speaker on surgical facial rejuvenation for the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds


Named the 2021 Chair of the North Florida Area Board of the American Cancer Society

Rachael Nettle, C-PNP, APRN

APSNA Spotlight Award

Robin Petroze, MD, MPH

Appointed affiliate faculty in UF’s Center for African Studies

Janice Taylor, MD, MEd

Appointed surgical director for the UF Health Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Program

Krista Terracina, MD

Selected to receive funding from the Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons for a Research in Robotic Technology Grant for “Immersive VR 3D Model for Rectal Cancer Robotic Surgery

Tera Thigpin

Superior Accomplishment Award

UF Health

Earned WASOG Center of Excellence Award for Sarcoidosis