A founding member of the Society for Pediatric Urgent Care, Mike Moran MD was a phenomenal educator who took every opportunity to guide colleagues and trainees in patient care. Throughout his career, he was dedicated to continued improvement of pediatric health care. Embracing evidence-based practice, Dr. Moran often catalyzed new innovations to improve quality and efficiency of patient care in the pediatric acute care setting.
The Mike Moran Scholar Award is presented annually to a pediatric resident, fellow training in, or recent graduate of, the field of pediatric urgent care (MD/DO, NP, PA) with the goal of enhancing clinical research within the specialty.
The 2021 winner of the Mike Moran Scholar Award is Gagandeep K. Kooner MD MBBS. Dr. Kooner will open the Poster session on Thursday, September 16 at 1:00 pm ET with her presentation, ‘Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Uncomplicated UTI in the Pediatric ED’. The Moran Family will join us for the inaugural presentation.
During a virtual conference year, Mike Moran Scholar Award recipients receive:
- Award plaque
- Recognition on the SPUC website
- Waived conference registration
- $500 stipend
SPUC President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs are ineligible for consideration.
Contributions to the Mike Moran Scholar Award
Your contribution enables the Society to further its education and research mission of establishing standards for high quality, unscheduled pediatric care outside of the emergency department setting in collaboration with the Medical Home. Please donate today in memory of Dr. Moran and his spirit of supporting SPUC’s early career researchers.
Joining or renewing at the Founders Circle level includes a contribution to the award and is a convenient way to establish an ongoing gift. 100% of current officers and board members have pledged to support this award. We ask everybody to be as generous as possible for this worthy cause. SPUC members also have an opportunity to make regular contributions when they renew their annual membership dues.
SPUC will provide an acknowledgement letter to each donor. SPUC is a 501(c)6 organization, FEIN #46-4457008. Contributions are not deductible as charitable contributions under IRC 170.