The Department of Anesthesia presents several awards to our trainees and faculty in recognition of excellence in teaching, research and clinical practice. Click on the following links to learn more about the awards, as well as our recipients


Dr. John Desmond Award - Excellence in undergraduate teaching

Dr. Gerald Edelist Award - Excellence in postgraduate teaching

Dr. David Fear Award - Outstanding contributions to continuing medical education 

New Faculty Teaching Excellence Award - Outstanding new faculty member, teacher, and mentor

UT Anesthesia Interprofessional Teaching Award - Outstanding teaching both within and outside the anesthesia community

Hospital Teaching Awards - All hospital teaching awards in anesthesia



Dr. Alan W. Conn Graduate Award - Granted to a postgraduate trainee registered in a Masters or PhD degree program

Dr. Alan K. Laws Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Award - To support excellence in training anesthesiologists for careers as clinician-scientists

The Marion and Earl Orser Prize in Anesthesia and Sleep Sciences - For residents, clinical fellows, post-doctoral fellows, or graduate students in the Faculty of Medicine

UT Anesthesia Faculty Research Award - Outstanding contributions to research in anesthesia


Residency and Fellowship

Thomas Donald Hammell Memorial Award - Outstanding contributions to the residency program (as chosen by other residents)

Dr. Alan K. Laws Travel Award - Travel support for senior residents and fellows

Tuition Awards - Tuition fee support for residents and fellows



UT Anesthesia Award for Clinical Excellence - Excellence in clinical skills (Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine) and consistent demonstration of exemplary patient service


Annual Shields Research Day

Dr. Evelyn Bateman Award - Excellence in anesthesia at the undergraduate level

Dr. David Bevan Award - Best poster presentation

A. C. Bryan Award - Best graduate student presentation

R. J. Byrick Award - Best paper by a fellow

Hyneck Rothbart Award - Best paper by a resident


Faculty Development Day

Best Oral Presentation

Best Poster Presentation

People's Choice: Best Oral Presentation

People's Choice: Best Poster Presentation



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