Awards

Donations made to the Lowry Fund of the SWSC Foundation are tax deductible. The funds collected will be used for the annual Lowry Award (best paper by a new member), Lowry Fund Resident Travel Award, educational grants for medical students and residents, and other initiatives to be supported and defined by the Southwestern Surgical Congress.

The Lowry Award

This award honors Nonie Lowry, past SWSC Director, for her strength, professionalism, and dedication to the Southwestern Surgical Congress.
Eligibility: New Active Member within first 3 years of membership
Application: Must be included during abstract submission process
Award: $500

Jack Barney Award

Eligibility: Open to all Residents or Fellows (need not be a member to apply). Best paper by a Resident or Fellow who is the primary author and presenter. Medical Students are not eligible to compete in this competition.
Application: Must be included during abstract submission process
Award: $500

APP Best Paper Award

Eligibility: Open to all Advanced Practice Providers (need not be a member to apply). Best paper by an APP primary author and presenter.
Application: Must be included during abstract submission process
Award: $500

Congratulations to all the 2019 Award winners!

Lowry Award
Jamie Coleman
MD Denver Health Medical Center  

Jack Barney Award
Julia Coleman MD, MPH
University of Colorado School of Medicine  

APP Best Paper Award
Annika Kay PA-C, MPAS
Intermountain Medical Center