Emily Burk, D.O., a resident at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, was named Resident of the Year by the Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA). Dr. Burk will be publicly recognized in a ceremony in Dearborn on Thursday, May 14.
The MOA Outstanding Resident of the Year Award was established to recognize and honor outstanding osteopathic residents from Michigan who go above and beyond to bring a sense of pride to the profession, by exhibiting the exemplary characteristics of an osteopathic physician. Residents must be nominated by their Program Director and stand out among their peers in a number of professional areas. Competition for this prestigious award is high as Michigan has the largest number of osteopathic postdoctoral trainees in the country. Dr. Burk was nominated by Dr. Jeet Pillay, Chief of Medicine and Internal Medicine Program Director for Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital. Dr. Burk is the Internal Medicine Program Chief Resident.