Cardiologists Jeffrey L. Anderson and Steven C. Horton have been honored as the teachers who made the most substantial contributions to the resident teaching program at LDS Hospital.
Anderson, chief of the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, received the Golden Apple Award, which is given to a full-time faculty staff member. Horton received the Outstanding Teaching Award - given to a member of the Department of Medicine attending staff.The Resident of the Year Award went to Dr. Steven R. Souter, a graduate of the University of Texas Southwest Medical School in Dallas. He was given the award based on his clinical knowledge, consideration for patients, contribution to teaching, technical skills, professional demeanor and dependability.
Dr. Michael J. Wall, a graduate of the University of South Florida Medical School, received two awards: The Outstanding Intern Award and the Charting Champion Award. The charting award was given on the intern's medical records documentation quality, legibility, timeliness and dictation skills.
A special award was given to Dr. John R. Weis, chief resident, a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, for his overall consistency in completing his medical records charting.