2024 Award Opportunity
The Kaplan Leadership Development Award is sponsored by the SCA Endowment for SCA members. The mission of this award is to assist cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesiologists in their careers by granting funding to further their focus on leadership opportunities and development through course work and leadership specific studies.
This is a $10,000 award: The Kaplan Leadership Award will be adjusted accordingly to offer an aggregate of $5,000 to either one recipient or divided among two.
- $5,000/$2,500 from the SCA Endowment, with a $5,000/$2,500 match from the applicant’s institution to fund a leadership-focused education strategy.
Applications for the 2024 Kaplan Leadership Development Award will be accepted beginning September 15, 2023 through January 15, 2024. Click here for application details.
|Year||Awardee||Title and Institution||Leadership Development Opportunity|
|2023||Sergey Karamnov, MD||Assistant Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School||Brigham Leadership Program|
|2022||Sheela Pai Cole, MD, FASE, FASA||Clinical Professor, Stanford University||Stanford LEAD Program|
|2022||Stephanie Ibekwe, MD, MPH, MS||Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine||University of Texas at Dallas Executive MBA – Healthcare Organizational Leadership|
|2021||Karsten Bartels, MD, PhD||Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center||Harvard Leadership Development Course for Physicians in Academic Health Centers|
|2020||Lisa Rong, MD||Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian||Executive Leadership Coaching Program for Research Leaders|
|2019||Ruma Bose, MD||Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Program Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center||Structural Heart Disease Curriculum for Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship|
|2019||Danny Muehlschlegel, MD MMSc||Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School||MIT Sloan Executive MBA|
|2018||Anne Cherry, MD||Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Medicine||Development for Leadership of Anesthesiology Fellowship Research Program|
|2018||Michael Grant, MD||Assistant Professor, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions||Design and Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS) Program|
|2017||Rebecca M.Gerlach, MD FRCPC||Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care; Director, Anesthesia Perioperative Medicine ClinicUniversity of ChicagoChicago, IL||Development of Preoperative Anemia Treatment Program for Cardiac Surgery Patients|
|2016||James D.O’Leary, MBBCh MD MMED FCARSCI||Assistant Professor, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TorontoToronto, Canada||Advanced Health Leadership ProgramRotman School of Management, University of Toronto|
|2015||Andrew L Wilkey, MD||Northwest Anesthesia, P.A.Minneapolis, MN||Improving Blood Product Utilization in the Cardiac Operating Theater: Thromboelastometry-Guided, Evidence Based Best Practice Guideline for Coagulation Management in Cardiac Surgery|
|2014||Tjorvi Perry, MD||Northwest Anesthesia||Improving Operational Efficiency and Clinical Utilization in the Cardiac Surgical and Procedure Areas: Mapping Intervals of Care During a Patients’ Care Cycle!|
|2014||Amanda Rhee, MD||The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai||The Harvard School of Public Health’s Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers Course|
|2014||Bryan Maxwell, MD, MPH||Johns Hopkins University||Development of a Perioperative Consult Service for Adult Congenital Heart Disease at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and Across the Mid‐Atlantic Region|
|2013||Kelly Ural, MD||Ochsner Clinical Foundation||Development of an Echocardiography Elective Rotation for the Ochsner residency program and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program Director Track|
|2012||Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, FASE||Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center||The Development of a Multi-Specialty Perioperative Echocardiography Service at the University of Nebraska Medical Center|
|2012||Dalia A. Banks, MD||Clinical Director for the Department of Anesthesia, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center UCSD||Clinical Anesthesia Director for the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) and Director for the Post Treatment Unit at SCVC|
Examples of Possible Programs
- American College of Physician Executives
- American College of Healthcare Executives
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Master in Health Care Management
- University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA
- Intermountain Healthcare Advanced Training Course
- Executive Education programs at Harvard Business School