Beginning with the second year Class of 1999, it has become a tradition at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for pre-clinical students to recognize faculty educators for their valued contributions and dedication to teaching. In the fundamentals of basic science and organ systems pathophysiology blocks, the following categories are awarded: Course Director, Lecturer, Small Group Facilitator.
The nomination and selection processes are overseen by the Student Curriculum Committee Representatives. Awardees are generally announced in the spring of each year.
Excellence in Education Awards recipients: