POP Award Recipients


Recipients received a “POP” lapel pin and movie tickets recognizing them as members of the Baylor College of Medicine community who demonstrate the characteristics of professionalism.

We are looking for a Baylor community member who demonstrate respect for the patient, family, the patient's local physician, and all consultants. This person recognizes the need for clear and compassionate communication, as well as recognizes and respects the value of differing opinions in clinical decision making. Learn more about nominations for the POP awards.

Congratulations to the following Center for Professionalism Power of Professionalism Award recipients!


2020 Winners

  •  Ankhi Dutta, M.B.B.S., M.P.H, assistant professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
  • Garrett Lucas, chef, Morrison's Cafeteria, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Shane Jenks, M.D., assistant professor, Emergency Medicine
  • Alex Bui, M.D., medical resident-PGY3, Anesthesiology

2019 Recipients

  • Ahmed Awan, M.D., FACP, Assistant Professor, Medicine - Nephrology
  • Lydia Jane Sharp, M.D., Assistant Professor, Neurology
  • Connie Khanh Vu Tran, M.D., associate professor, Anesthesiology
  • Christopher Pirko, M.D., medical resident, Pgy2, Anesthesiology
  • Shreya Patel, M.D., fellow physician Pgy5, Anesthesiology
  • Ashley Roark, M.D., assistant professor, Radiology
  • Loan Ho, instructor, Medicine-Gastroenterology
  • Meha Fox, M.D., resident, Otolaryngology
  • Michael Coburn, M.D., professor and chairman, Urology
  • Sarah K. Lyons, M.D., assistant professor, Pediatrics-Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Mary Frances Musso, D.O., assistant professor, Pediatrics-Otolaryngology
  • Sophia Banu, M.D., associate professor, Psychiatry AMS
  • Mollie Gordon, M.D., Associate Professor, Psychiatry AMS
  • Phuong Thanh Nguyen, M.D., associate professor, Psychiatry AMS
  • Yuqi Kevin Wang, M.D., chief resident, Radiology

2018 Recipients

  • Elton Ashe-Lambert, M.D., assistant professor, Pediatrics, Otolaryngology
  • John Coverdale, M.D., professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (second-time winner)
  • Lorenzo Davis, MA II, Medicine-Outpatient Clinic
  • Shambra Exum, L.V.N., Dermatology
  • Mica Esquenazi, M.D., medical resident, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Imad Jarjour, M.D., associate professor, Pediatrics, Neurology
  • Lucy Huo, MS3
  • Rony Kampalath, M.D., assistant professor, Radiology
  • Taylor Kohn, MS4
  • Tsz-Kwong (Chris) Man, Ph.D., associate professor, Pediatrics-Oncology
  • Rachel Marek, M.D, assistant professor, Pediatrics-Hospital Medicine
  • Maria Martinez, MA, Dermatology
  • James Orengo, M.D., assistant professor, Neurology
  • Bryan Vartabedian, M.D., assistant professor, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology

2017 Recipients

  • Arvind Chintagumpa Mohan, MS3
  • Thien-Bao Peter Nguyen, MS3
  • Rajeev Raghavan, M.D., associate professor, Medicine-Nephrology
  • Geeta Singhal, M.D., associate professor, Pediatrics-Hospital Medicine