Family Medicine Residents Honored at June Graduation

Friday, June 30, 2017
graduates
From left: Vanessa Solomon, DO; Preyanka Makadia, DO; Samantha Eksir, MD; and Tiffany Covas, MD, MPH

On June 17, the Duke Family Medicine Residency Program recognized its 2017 graduates — Tiffany Covas, M.D., MPH; Samantha Eksir, M.D.; Preyanka Makadia, DO; and Vanessa Solomon, DO — at a reception at the University Club.

Several awards were given during the reception, including:

Thomas E. Matheson, M.D., Memorial Award

Alexa Namba, DO

Samuel W. Warburton, M.D., Resident Role Model Award

Sam Fam, DO

William J. “Terry” Kane, M.D., Award for Excellence in Clinical Family Medicine

Vanessa Solomon, DO

E. Harvey Estes, M.D., Award

Tiffany Covas, M.D., MPH

Chief Resident Award

Tiffany Covas, M.D., MPH

Education Chief Award

Sam Fam, DO

Golden Apple Teaching Awards

Cerrone Cohen, M.D., Duke Family Medicine Center
Kathy Barnhouse, M.D., UNC

Pre-Doc Teaching Awards

Nancy Weigle, M.D., faculty
Vanessa Solomon, DO, resident