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2021 Call for Trainee-Authored Letters to the Editor: Honorable Mentions

In response to our 2021 call for trainee-authored letters to the editor on the topic of trainees as agents of change in academic medicine and the health professions, we received over 470 eligible submissions. Because we can publish only a fraction of those (about 12%), we wanted to acknowledge the letter writers whose letters we loved but could not publish. The following letter writers have received an honorable mention:​




Aazad Abbas

Inas Abuali

Camille Adajar

Vanya Aggarwal

Ghazal Aghagoli

Kaleem Ahmed

Moriam Ahmed

Aida Ahrari

Beverly Aiyanyor

Precious Akinnusi

Fadi Al Saiegh

Kemi Alabi

Mara Alexeev

Roshaneh Ali

Syeda Akila Ally

Ash Alpert

John Altavilla

Derek Altema

Temitope Amupitan

James Anaissie

Tripti Aneja

Vishal Arora

Tailer Artis

Betial Asmerom

Haley Augustine

Alyson Auriemma

Justin Ayala

Vinay Ayyappan

Helena Baffoe-Bonnie

Dylan Baker

Michael Baldassari

Michaela Bamdad

Rishi Bansal

Jorge Barajas-Ochoa

Anastasia Barros

Natasha Bauer-Maison

Erynn Beeson

Sigall Bell

Jonathan Bellini

Jalen Benson

Samantha Bento

Surabhi Beriwal

Jonathan Berken

Alexandra Berman

Simone Bernstein

Alexander Beschloss

Archis Bhandarkar

Mary Blumenfeld

Amanpreet Brar

Connor Brenna

Logan Briggs

Lucy Brown

Taylor Brown

Zackary Brown

Tyler Bruinsma

Samantha Buchanan

Samuel Burnim

Roosevelt Campbell

Haarika Chalasani

Carolyn Chan

Pooja Chandrashekar

Audrey Chang

Frederick Chang

Patrick Chang

Rachel Chang

Lucy Chapman

Monica Chavan

Rishab Chawla

Atif Cheema

Ethan Chen

Valerie Chen

Christopher Chermside-Scabbo

Briyana Chisholm

Shivan Chokshi

Bonnie Chow

Roderick Clark

Lauren Clarke

Elle Clelland

Taylor Coe

Richard Conn

Clayton Cooper

Jerry Cui

Christine Cummings

Ishbel Curry

Rachel Curtis

Thomas Cwalina

Jeremy Cygler

David Dai

Rishub Das

Anser Daud

Kavya Davuluri

Riccardo De Cataldo

Anahita Dehmoobad Sharifabadi

Sabrina DeLeon

Chetna Dengri

Michael Denham

Eleanor Dewhurst

Survandita Dhawan

Laura Diamond

Yen Doan

Adrienne Doebrich

Nikos Donegan

SarahMaria Donohue

Talib Dosani

Ashley Dougherty

Marc Drake

Matthew Du

Sheina Duncan

Tsola Efejuku

Anam Noor Ehsan

Sarah Engelhart

Amy Engler

Efosa Enoma

Sarah Espinoza

Paige Estave

Amber Estes

Natalie Evans

Mialovena Exume

Jesse Fajnzylber

Christina Falcone

Yasaman Fatemi

Ramie Fathy

Annabel Felton

Yu Yang Feng

Emily Fink

Alexandra Finstad

Mark Fleming

Elaine Fletcher

Symphony Fletcher

Sarah Flynn

Sarah Follman

Yarden Fraiman

Matilda Francis

Idalid Franco

Farrah-Amoy Fullerton

Jonathan Gabbay

Benjamin Gallo Marin

Shilpi Ganguly

Deen Garba

Graham Gardner

Kirubel Gebre

Savannah Gelhard

Cyrus Ghaznavi

Aaron Gilani

Hannah Gillespie

Ali Giusto

Rebecca Glowinski

Maryam Golafshani

Keerthi Gondy

Elizabeth Gonzalez

Mauricio Gonzalez-Urquijo

Harrison Goodall

Jake Goodman

Madeline Goosmann

Paula Gosse

Rinki Goswami

Rachael Gotlieb

Alexandria Graham

Celeste Green

Brady Greene

Krista Grennan

Mahip Grewal

Alex Gu

Ribhav Gupta

Rohit Gupta

Donald Gusfa

Herodes Guzman

Melanie Hammond Mobilio

Jibril Handuleh

Bailey Hansen

Regina Hansen

Scarlett Hao

Maxwell Hart

Nicholas Heitkamp

Oscar Hernandez

Luke Higgins

Jessica Hippolyte

Laura Hooper

Meer Hossain

David Houle

Cierra Howard

Jonathan Hulse

Anthony Hung

Bright Huo

Isra Hussein

Christine Ibrahim

Spandana Induru

Leah Iosif

Sanaya Irani

Niki Iranpour

Samina Ismail

Yoshiko Iwai

Marie Jacobs

Pooja Jagadish

Anjali Jaiman

Mehr Jain

Rohini Jain

Varun Jain

Vinayak Jain

Maria Jamaleddine

Arshia Javidan

Anna Jaysing

Kristyn Jeffries

Tarun Jella

Mary Jenkins

Marisa Joel

Alejandro Joglar

Jeremy Jones

Julia Joo

Oranicha Jumreornvong

Syed Kaleem

Lauren Kanee

Manvitha Katta

Karampreet Kaur

Kristen Kay

Meghan Kerr

Fatima Khadadah

Adnan Khan

Haniya Khan

Susheel Khetarpal

Amelia Khoei

Christopher Kim

Yong-hun Kim

Kyleigh Kirbach

Abigail Kissel

Nicole Kloosterman

Jane Kobylianskii

Paige Koetter

Bukunmi Kogbe

Kayla Kolbe

Zoe Kopp

Rachel Korus

Sudarshan Krishnamurthy

Corey Kronman

Navya Kumar

Timothy Kwok

Alexa Lacy

Saloni Lad

Barbara Lam

Jeffrey Lam Shin Cheung

Victor Lam Shin Cheung

Natalie Lanocha

Rayghan Larick

Courtney Lattimore

Sara Lederman

Brian Lee

Matthew Lee

Michael Lee

Kate Lee

Yeonsoo Lee

Valérie Lemieux

Calandra Li

Connie Li

Ming Li

Leora Lieberman

Sophie Lieberman

Neha Limaye

Dalia Limor Karol

Eugenia Lin

Lake Lindo

Pip Lipkin

Xinran Liu

Diana Lopez

Steven Loscalzo

Shreya Louis

Yao Lu

Nicole Lue

Alexander Lupi

Erika Lynn-Green

Samantha Lyons

Xiya Ma

Russyan Mark Mabeza

Joseph Maciuba

Jillian Macklin

Piueti Maka

Sindhu Malapati

Ananya Malhotra

Divya Mallampati

Fiona Malone

Ryley Mancine

Adwaiy Manerikar

Kelsi Manley

Aditya Mantha

Matthew Marget

Kendra Marr

Allison Martin

April Martinez

Michael Martinez

Harleen Marwah

Kristine Matusiak

Leslie McCauley

Nichole McCollum

Emma McDermott

Sydney McQueen

Elana Meer

Stephanie Meeuwissen

Varun Mehta

Jordan Mendelson

Zahra Merali

Vicki Mercado

Asma Merchant

Kelly Meza

Mirriam Mikhail

Julia Miller

Kathleen Miller

Kelsey Miller

Michael Milligan

Sara Mirali

Matthew Molloy

Tamás Molnár

Dileep Monie

Matthan Moy

David Mui

Paulius Mui

Sarah Mukhtar

Christina Murphy

Harsh Naik

Shankar Nandakumar

Matthew Nelms

Ellen Nelson-Rowe

Keeley Newsom

Hillary Newsome

Melody Ng

Micah Ngatuvai

Rachel Ngatuvai

Khuong Nguyen

Vinh-Son Nguyen

Surabhi Nirkhe

LaShyra Nolen

Ali Aahil Noorali

Tyler Nsekpong

Nora O’Neill

Selin Ocal

Erica Odukoya

James Odum

Oluwadamilola Oladeru

Christina Onabajo

Dorottya Őri

Mayowa Osundiji

Ahmad Ozair

Anthony Palillo

Hilary Pang

Tanya Panwala


Caroline Park

Neel Patel

Palak Patel​

Sagar Patel

Shruti Patel

William Patterson

Harry Paul

Samantha Pavlock

Caleb Pawl

Matthew Pelton

Michelle-Marie Peña

Victor Pereira-Sanchez

Marie Pfarr

Daniel Pham

Chelsea Pham-Wightman

Sharad Philip

Laetitia Pierre-Louis

Natalie Pitch

Caroline Plott

Bruin Pollard

Alexander Pomerantz

Benjamin Potee

Vamsi Potluri

Jessica Prokup

Lavisha Punjabi

Monique Quinn

Seth Quinn

Eduardo Quinonez Zanabria

Danielle Rabinowitz

Yeshith Rai

Noam Raiter

Rageen Rajendram

Luckshi Rajendran

Gautam Ramesh

Janel Ramkalawan

Indhu Rammohan

Lucshman Raveendran

Mithunan Ravindran

Ishita Ray

Rebecca Reardon

Emile Redwood

Clarissa Ren

Dennis Ren

Anna Ressel

Joshua Riley

Bryce Ringwald

Crystal Roach

Eileen Roach

Sophie Rodrigues

Julia Rosenberg

Jillian Ross

Liat Rotenstreich

Rejowana Rouf

Gustavo Roversi

Regina Royan

Enxhi Rrapi

Renajd Rrapi

Dana Rubenstein

Alexis Ruffing

Raha Sadjadi

Nicholas Safian

Zainab Saherwala

Vikram Sahni

Saswat Sahoo

Anshika Saini

Hanna Saltzman

Rubee Sandhu

Sahil Sandhu

Sarah Santiago

Nandini Sarma

Shohinee Sarma

Siri Sarvepalli

Rachel Schafer

Sarah Schear

Jamie Schlacter

Gabriella Schmuter

Brent Schnipke

Hope Schwartz

Victoria Scicluna

Jordan Secor

Isaiah Selkridge

Ameen Seyedroudbari

Kaustav Shah

Rahul Shah

Luwi Shamambo

Ned Shashoua

Brian Shear

Virginia Sheffield

Nathan Shlobin

Shangir Siddique

Prakamya Singhal

Anjana Sinha

Lydia Smeltz

Molly Snyder

Derek Soled

Ellen Solomon

Kevin Soltany

Amber Song

Elizabeth Southworth

Sarin Soyemi

Austin Stanbury

Taylor Standiford

Rachel Strodel

Colin Sue-Chue-Lam

Giselle Suero-Abreu

Courtney Sump

Aishwarya Suresh

Sam Sussman

Emma Swayze

Péter Szocsics

Neal Tambe

Erik Tan

Evan Tang

Daniel Teitelbaum

Serena Tejpar

Mihika Thapliyal

Adam Thompson-Harvey

Hao To

Vy Tran Plata

Jennifer Treasure

Austin Triana

Charmi Trivedi

Nicole Trupiano

Steven Tsai

Ryan Tsuchida

Jasmine Tuazon

David Tuffley

Nikkole Turgeon

Christopher Twilling

Shirine Usmani

Roberto Valdovinos

Yannis Valtis

Vanessa Van Doren

Sameera Vangara

Aditi Vasan

Lohit Velagapudi

Nitya Venkat

Anna Verhulst

Jordyn Vernon

Lisa Vi

Sanya Virani

Azan Z Virji

Anton Volniansky

Judith Voogt

Andrea Vucetic

Andrew Wang

Kimberly Wang

Ashley Wercholuk

Margaret Wester

Alexandra White

Travus White

David Wiercigroch

Brandon Wilde

Theresa Williamson

Lauren Wintraub

Kristina Witcher

Ingrid Woelfel

Christopher Wong

Phillip Wozniak

Grace Xu

Raymond Yeow

Sabrina Yeung

Yusuf Yilmaz

Roger Yu

Alexia Zagouras

Ivry Zagury-orly

Rehona Zamani

Peter Chengming Zhang

Christine Zhou

Selena Zhou