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Faculty and resident physicians recognized by DCMS

Several faculty and resident physicians at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville were recently recognized during the 2020 Duval County Medical Society’s Annual Meeting & Future of Healthcare Conference.

Faculty winners

  • Jennifer Fishe, MD, an assistant professor of emergency medicine, won the Philip H. Gilbert Young Physicians Leadership Award. She is director of the Center for Data Solutions and associate medical director of pediatric emergency medicine at UF Health Jacksonville

  • Sandeep Grover, MD, a professor and associate chair of ophthalmology, won the John A. Beals Award for Original Investigation for his research on vision loss among patients with diabetic macular edema.

  • Madeline Joseph, MD, a professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics, won the John A. Beals Award for Review for her work on assessing and managing acute bronchiolitis in the emergency department.

  • Linda Edwards MD, an associate professor of medicine and senior associate dean for educational affairs; and David Vukich MD, a professor of emergency medicine and senior associate dean for hospital affairs, were recognized as new lifetime members of the Duval County Medical Society. Vukich is a past president of the society.

Resident and student winners   

  • Steven Chadwick, DO, an emergency medicine resident, won the G. Shahin Award for Clinical Observation for his work on cerebral venous thrombosis.

  • Monique Oye, DO, an internal medicine resident, won first place among research posters for her work on improving the safety of bedside paracentesis.

  • Kristin Smith, a medical student at the University of Florida, won third place among research posters for her work on sepsis readmissions. She was mentored by the emergency medicine sepsis research team at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. 

Featured Faculty

Linda R. Edwards, MD

Linda R. Edwards, MD

Associate Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine; Associate Chair, Department of Medicine; Medical Director, Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Jennifer Fishe, MD

Jennifer Fishe, MD

Assistant Professor
Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Director, Center for Data Solutions

Sandeep Grover, MD

Sandeep Grover, MD

Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Ophthalmology; Medical Director, Ophthalmology Trauma Service; Clerkship Director

Madeline M. Joseph, MD

Madeline M. Joseph, MD

Professor
Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion; Chief, Division of Pediatric Bariatrics

David J. Vukich, MD, FACEP

David J. Vukich, MD, FACEP

Professor - University Term Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs; Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, UF Health Jacksonville