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Resident Scholars Program

The Resident Scholar Award Program is for third-year Ob/Gyn residents and fourth-year urology residents who have an interest in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

Resident Scholars will attend the AUGS/IUGA 2019 Joint Scientific Meeting.

Each scholar will receive a $1,000 award to cover travel and hotel accommodations, as well as complimentary registration, including an invitation to the FPMRS Fellows Research Day. All nominees will receive complimentary registration to AUGS/IUGA 2019. 

The application period is now closed. Please contact with any questions.  

Selection Criteria

The AUGS Education Committee serves as the selection committee for all nominations. The review criteria are based on:

  • Interest in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.
  • Level of performance in their training program as evidenced by the nomination narrative.

Past Recipients


Pedro Alvarez
Brittni Boyd
Erika Copperman
Deepjana Das
Abigail Davenport
Douglas Gilchrist-Scott
Javier Gonzalez
Whitney Horner
Ioana Marcu


Kelly Benabou
Kelly Bree
Lindsey Burnett
Megan Sloan Cramer
Halley Crissman
Kelsey Dressen
Allison Price Kellogg
Michele O'Shea
Lauren Westbay



Kathryn Barletta
Evelyn Hall
Payton Schmidt
Emily Slopnick
Gabriela Halder
Sarah Steele



Alexander Berger
Jocelyn Fitzgerald
Ann Peters
Aparna Ramaseshan
Amanda Stewart
Rachael Sussman



Carol Emi Bretschneider
Lindsay Brown
Helai Hesham
Daniel Lee
Jeffrey Schachar
Lauren Wood



Kristin Jacobs
Jenifer Lessick
Abigail Shatkin-Margolis
Paul Slocum, Jr.
Benjamin Smith
Stephanie Sullivan



Mary Ackenbom
Jennifer Hallock
Teresa Longoria
Alexandra Mainiero
Michael Shy
Jennifer Yeung



A. Lenore Ackerman
Benjamin Barenberg
Stephanie Norris Lin
Kavita Mishra
Craig Mayr
Kathryn Williams



Lauren Cadish
Judy Choi
Alexis Dieter
Holly Langmuir
Cecile Unger
Paul Yong



Melinda Abernethy-Smith
Mallika Anand
Anthony Gaddi
Meadow Good
Nadine Kassis
Anna Kirby


Elizabeth Griffin Corey
Andrea Kuntaraf Crane
Nicole Korbly
Candace Parker-Autry
Karbo Tam
Hajira Yasmin