Gill Recognition AwardThe Gill Recognition Program seeks nominations of staff, faculty, trainee, or an entire area to recognize outstanding work based on one or more of the criteria below.
• Going the extra mile to help colleagues or patients
• Inspiring others
• Preventing a serious adverse event
• Embracing a spirit of constant improvement
• Creating a valuable learning opportunity or environment
• Developing an innovative approach or solution
• Outstanding commitment to a scholarly pursuit
Nominations should include the individual name or area and a brief description of the outstanding work.
The Gill Recognition Award will be awarded monthly. Please submit your nominations by the 15th of each month. Winners will be announced shortly thereafter and will receive their award on the last Friday of each month.
You may open the nomination form on your web browser by clicking the link below: Gill Recognition Program.
The Gill Heart & Vascular Institute Translational Award for Early Stage Career Investigators
2017 Award recipient Kiran Musunuru, MD, Ph.D., MPH
Dr. Kiran Musunuru is an Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Genetics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Musunuru has emerged as a national leader in the area of cardiovascular genetics, functional genomics, and stem cell biology. His track record as a scientist is exemplary, with publications in prestigious scientific journals including Nature, New England Journal of Medicine, and Circulation Research. Dr. Musunuru has led the charge to identify and dissect new genes involved in the pathogenesis of myocardial infarction and is regarded as the authority on genome editing in cardiology. Dr. Musunuru is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers by President Obama and the Award of Meritorious Achievement from the American Heart Association. Dr. Musunuru presented his research findings and scholarly work as a featured speaker at the 20th Annual Gill Heart & Vascular Institute Cardiovascular Research Day on November 3rd, 2017.
The Gill Heart & Vascular Institute Research AwardThis prestigious award recognizes an early-stage career investigator within five years of first faculty appointment whose innovative work and creativity have impacted cardiovascular research and/or advancements in clinical care.