Alumni couple establish award in honor of classmate

Dr. Emma Segal Award supports residency applicants who aim to align their path with their significant other’s

By: Emma Behrmann
Robert Eisinger and Leora Lieberman stand together on a terrace overlooking the Florida Gators football stadium. Leora Lieberman, MD ’19, and Robert Eisinger, PhD ’20, MD ’22, established an award for medical students applying to residency programs and participating in the couples match.
Leora Lieberman and Robert Eisinger FaceTime with an excited Emma Segal to share the news of their engagement. Lieberman and Eisinger FaceTime with their matchmaker and classmate, Emma Segal, MD ’19, to share the news of their engagement in July 2021.
The first recipients of the Doctor Emma Segal Award at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Jesse Caron, MD ’23, and Margaret Kreher, MD ’23, were the first recipients of the Dr. Emma Segal Award at the UF College of Medicine in September.