Former Chief Resident named top nationally

Published: Feb. 15, 2018

LANSING, MI - Former Sparrow Chief Resident Kate Hughes, D.O., has been named the nation's top Resident in Emergency Medicine following her tenure at Sparrow.

Dr. Hughes, who graduated from the Sparrow residency program after four years, was given the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American Osteopathic Foundation and American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians.

Dr. Hughes graduated from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is now in a Simulation Medicine Fellowship program at Arizona State University. Throughout her residency at Sparrow, she seized opportunities to be involved in community service, education, and research.

The Outstanding Resident of the Year Award recognizes the best and brightest DO Residents in programs throughout the country. Each winning Resident receives $5,000. The awards were presented at an event in Philadelphia.

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Kate Hughes, D.O., headshot for nation's top Resident in Emergency Medicine