For writing:

Will Solimene Award for Excellence in Medical Communication, awarded by the New England Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association, 2012.

Best Publication, awarded by the Section of Medical Humanities of the American College of Emergency Physicians, 2007.

Second Place, Special Column on One Subject, National Headliner Awards, 2006.

Louis H. Nahum Prize for thesis, Yale School of Medicine, 2004.

First Place, Special Column on One Subject, National Headliner Awards, 2003.

Other awards:

Outstanding House Officer in Emergency Medicine, elected by Chicago Medical School students for teaching and recognition as a role model, 2007.

Humanism Award “for dignity and thoughtful kindness… in patient interactions,” University of Chicago Emergency Medicine residency graduation, 2007.

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2004.