2018 Richard F. Edlich Medical Student Research Award in Emergency Medicine
Dr. Richard F. Edlich was a very distinguished educator, physician, and healthcare champion. He contributed to the development of the UVA Burn and Would Healing Center, the North Fork Research Park, and the Emergency Medical Service at the UVA Hospital. He received many awards for his significant contributions to healthcare, including awards from American College of Emergency Physicians, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the University of Virginia. For further information on Dr. Edlich’s extraordinary life, visit The Daily Progress or UVA Today.
In Dr. Edlich’s honor, an award was established in 1995 for graduating medical students whose research in Emergency Medicine significantly contributed to patient care. The 2018 Richard F. Edlich Medical Student Research Award in Emergency Medicine was recently presented by Dr. Mark Sochor, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, and Dr. Robert O’Connor, Chair and Professor of Emergency Medicine, to Mary Bacon, MD. She is recognized for her presentation on the “Cyborg Soft Cure Cadavers: Central Line Simulation Kit,” and her work on ensuring cadaver longevity during repeat procedures.
To see a list of past recipients, visit Awards and Honors.