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Non-GME Resident Recognition

Congratulations to Dr. Teddy Harper, Saint Louis University emergency medicine senior resident, on receiving the R. R. Hannas Emergency Physician of the Year Award for 2021.

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About Dr. Harper

Nominated for the R. R. Hannas Emergency Physician of the Year Award by Craig Krausz, M.D., residency program director for the emergency medicine residency program at Saint Louis University, Dr. Harper is the resident liaison for SLU's Emergency Medicine Interest Group.

Prior to his residency at SLU, Dr. Harper attended Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, and was as a microbiologist at the Centers for Disease Control.

Dr. Harper is currently the vice president of MediQUES, which "mentors and facilitates educational opportunities for minority students interested in pursuing careers in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine."


About the Emergency Physician of the Year Award

Dr. Ralston R. Hannas was a "founding father" of emergency medicine. As a past president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Hannas was the co-organizer of the first ACEP Scientific Assembly in 1969. He was also chairman of the committee that founded the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) and helped start the emergency medicine residency at Northwestern University  in 1973 before moving to Kansas City, MO.

Learn More About the R. R. Hannas Emergency Physician of the Year Award

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Saint Louis University School of Medicine is committed to the importance of diversity.  We seek to immerse our graduate medical residents and fellows in a training atmosphere that prepares them for the practice of medicine in multicultural America.

 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion GME Committee

This committee was founded to help support and propose processes & practices that foster recruitment, retention, and inclusion of a diverse workforce of residents & fellows.

Efforts of this committee include:

  • Studying racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care
  • Recruiting underrepresented, diverse residents and fellows
  • Marketing diversity and inclusion efforts to the GME community

Committee Members

Wm. Maurice Redden, M.D.

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Gabirela Espinoza, M.D.

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Christian Hendrix, M.D.

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John Mwangi, M.D.

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Kelvin Pollard, M.D.

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Kene Chukwuanu, M.D.

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Raymond Okeke, M.D.

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Kyra-Anne Forrest, M.D.

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Chyleigh Harmon, M.D.

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Diversity Opportunities for the GME Community

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION AT SLU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

LEARN MORE ABOUT DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION AT SSM HEALTH