Leon S. Peters Resident/Fellow of the Year Award


The prestigious Leon S. Peters Resident of the Year Award and Fellow of the Year Award is selected by the Resident Council and presented at the annual UCSF Fresno graduation ceremony. These awards are funded through a generous gift from the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

The Resident Council will select one resident and one fellow as recipients of the awards for the academic year 2021-2022. Each award recipient will receive a $500 award.

To nominate a deserving resident and fellow, please provide the Resident Council with the full name and a summary of why the nominee meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates an outstanding job in patient and family care
  • Quantifiable success with a research project
  • Volunteers their time in the community to provide medical assistance where needed
  • Proven to be a well-rounded physician concerned with their patients, research, and community

It is important that the Resident Council has a thorough description of why the nominee is deserving of the resident or fellow award.

Individuals may submit ONE nomination per award category, and please no self-nominations.

To nominate a resident or fellow, click here: