Class president Jason
W. Stephenson addresses fellow graduates at the 2004 Commencement
Recognition Ceremony. The School of Medicine conferred 116 degrees
on May 21: 95 students received the MD degree, 16 received the MD/PhD
degree, and five received the MD/MA degree. During the ceremony,
Stephenson presented senior teaching awards to Erika C. Crouch,
PhD, MD, (Preclinical Teacher of the Year) and Thomas M. De Fer,
MD (Sydney S. Pearl, MD 32 Clinical Teacher of the Year).