Brittaney Khong, a medical student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, received Honorable Mention in the ACEP 2018 National Outstanding Medical Student Award Program.
Four medical student awardees and two honorable mentions were selected from numerous submissions from across the country. The program recognizes medicals students who demonstrate humanism, professionalism, and clinical judgment; scholarly achievement; leadership and service to medical organizations with a focus on service and advocacy; community service; research and publications.
Khong's nomination was submitted with the following testimonials:
“ On shift, we consistently saw BK exemplify the behaviour and attitude of a provider who carries herself with true compassion and empathy."
"...when it came time for faculty to consider a student to nominate for this award, Brittaney Khong was the standout choice. She truly embodies the definition of this award, as she has demonstrated clinical excellence, dedication to patient care as a service opportunity, devotion to community service, and leadership experience.”
Khong will receive a certificate of achievement as well as an invitation to the ACEP Academic Affairs Committee meeting and mentions in ACEP Now and on the ACEP website.