Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 Chair of Medicine Scholars Award recipients.

Dr. Pavan Bhatraju is an acting instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He earned his M.D from the University of Louisville, KY and M.Sc. from the University of Washington. Dr. Bhatraju’s research is focused on kidney injury both in the intensive care unit and due to medications like aminoglycosides. 

Dr. Ang Li is an acting instructor in the Division of Hematology. He earned his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and M.S. from the University of Washington. His research area of interest is hemostasis and thrombosis. 

Dr. Rena Patel is an acting assistant professor in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. She earned her M.D. from Stanford, her M.P.H. from Harvard, and her M.Phil. from Cambridge. Dr. Patel conducts mixed methods research, using both qualitative and quantitative tools, in HIV and reproductive health in Kenya. 

Pavan Bhatraju, Ang Li and Rena Patel
Pavan Bhatraju, Ang Li and Rena Patel

The Chair of Medicine Scholars Award was established in 2013 by the Department of Medicine and awarded annually to meritorious University of Washington Department of Medicine trainees to foster the transition of awardees to the roles of physician-scientist and principal investigator as young faculty members.