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Louise W. Rauh was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1928. Rauh practiced pediatrics for over 50 years and made very important, pioneering contributions to the delivery of pediatric care in the Cincinnati area. She also spent 48 years teaching at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where she was an inspiration to countless medical students, residents & health professionals. Rauh died in 1991 at the age of 88. Read More.
In 1990, the Women’s Faculty Association of the Department of Pediatrics established a scholarship in her honor, which is awarded annually to a fourth-year medical student at the University of Cincinnati. The Louise Rauh Scholarship is awarded based on excellences in academic performance (dean’s list, third-year pediatric clerkship rotation, AOA, etc.), leadership skills, community service, resourcefulness and financial need.
Esther Cheng is the recipient of the 2014 Louise Rauh Scholarship Award. Esther is a fourth year student at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (UCCOM).
As a member of the 2014 class of the UC College of Medicine, Esther academic performance has been outstanding. Her clinical evaluations describe her as an eager and engaged learner. Esther is really excelled in communications with patients and families and has also served the underserved at the MedVOUC and racetrack clinics. She also, participated in the Big Siblings Program at the College of Medicine. Esther was inducted into the Medical Student Scholars Program in Child and Adolescent Health in her first year.
During her medical school career Esther has worked with 5 different faculty members in research and has a first-author case report article in submission for publication. When not playing golf or soccer, Esther follows sports as an avid fan. Esther has applied for a residency in ENT. The Women’s Faculty Association congratulates Esther on her achievements.
Applicants must be current fourth year students that are in the top one-third of the class at the end of third year. Applicants may be male or female and may be pursuing careers in medicine other than pediatrics, including academic or non-academic. There is no residency requirement. Applications are available from IvaDean Lair-Adolph in the UCCOM Dean’s office located in MSB E-251. For more information or questions please contact:
Corinne Lehmann, MD, M.EdChair, Rauh Scholarship Committee
For more information or comments about the WFA, contact any of the current officers:
Abigail L. Matthews, PhD
Shelley R. Ehrlich, MD, ScD, MPH
Jocelyn M. Biagini Myers, PhD
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