The Christopher Michael McManus Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established to honor the life and memory of Dr. Christopher Michael McManus, a nationally recognized and board certified Interventional Radiologist from the Greenville community who tragically passed away in 2013.
Awarded annually, the scholarship recognizes a student who most closely epitomizes the ideals and spirit with which Dr. McManus practiced medicine on a daily basis:
- Commitment and dedication to the practice of medicine
- Compassion for patients and their families
- Personal integrity and enthusiasm
- Intellectual and professional excellence
The recipient of the scholarship is selected from a list of rising fourth-year candidates identified by the directors of the third-year clinical clerkships as students who most exemplify the characteristics of Dr. McManus in his work with patients, families, and his peers.
Mary Katherine Montes de Oca
The Patricia Peeples Westmoreland Community Service Award
The Westmoreland Community Service Award was established in honor of Dr. Patricia Peeples Westmoreland for her dedication to volunteerism in the Greenville community that extended beyond her medical practice.
This award is presented to a graduating student who demonstrates attributes that reflect Dr. Westmoreland’s heart for service. Students are nominated to the selection committee for their commitment to serving the community as indicated by their activities outside of the scope of their medical school curriculum.
The Jerry E. Dempsey Award
This award is presented to a rising M3 student selected by his/her peers as the student who best exemplifies the values of the mission, vision and guiding principles of USC School of Medicine Greenville.
The Peer Advocacy Award
This award is presented to a rising M3 student for demonstrating outstanding support & advocacy for fellow medical students in the pre-clinical years.
The Conscious Professionalism Award
This award is presented to a rising M2 and a rising M3 student who exemplifies the principles of Conscious Professionalism in their academic work and related relationships, including qualities such as: Responsibility, Integrity, Curiosity, and Willingness to learn from experience.
The Colleges Spirit Award
This award is presented to two students annually for outstanding commitment to the Mission and Spirit of the Colleges Program.
The Admissions Ambassador Award
This award is presented to one student annually for outstanding commitment to excellence in the recruitment of future medical scholars.
Clerkship Excellence Awards
These awards are presented to graduating students for demonstrated excellence in their clinical clerkships. They are presented to students at their Senior Banquet.
Excellence in Psychiatry
Excellence in Neurology
Natalia Rincon Buendia
Outstanding Medical Student in Family Medicine
Outstanding Medical Student in Pediatrics
Outstanding Medical Student in Surgery
Outstanding Medical Student in Internal Medicine
Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Outstanding Medical Student in Emergency Medicine