University of Pittsburgh

 

UPSOM Teaching Awards

Award Winners
(from left to right) Sanjay Lambore, MBBS, Paul Phrampus, MD, Antoine B. Douaihy, MD, William McIvor, MD, Hollis Day, MD, Evan Waxman, MD, Elmer J. Holzinger, MD, Samuel Tisherman, MD

Each year, UPSOM recognizes outstanding faculty contributions to medical education through several prestigious awards.  Faculty are honored for their contributions to classroom and clinical teaching, mentoring, and innovation. 

 

 

 

Call for Nominations

Prior to the annual Curriculum Colloquium, all faculty and students are invited and encouraged to submit nominations for these awards. The individual awards are listed below with links to the full description of the award including the names of the previous award recipients.  Honorees are selected by the Award Review Committee and the Dean, based on nominations by students and faculty. The Award Review Committee is comprised of members of the Academy of Master Educators and the Curriculum Committee Executive Subcommittee.

Please submit nominations for this year's Curriculum Colloquium no later than September 1, 2017.

Dean's Faculty Teaching Awards

Kenneth E. Schuit Award, Recognizing the Dean's Master Educators

This award recognizes basic science and clinical faculty for education-related contributions to the Pitt Med Curriculum.
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Sheldon Adler Award for Innovation in Medical Education

This award recognizes individual achievement in innovation in medical education at UPSOM.
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Donald S. Fraley Award for Medical Student Mentoring

The award recognizes individuals for their outstanding contribution to medical education through their service as mentors to medical students at UPSOM.
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Award for Excellence in Clinical Precepting

This award recognizes clinical preceptors who consistently provide outstanding clinical instruction in a community setting for UPSOM medical students.
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Clerkship Preceptor of the Year Award

This award recognizes faculty clinical preceptors who consistently provide outstanding clinical instruction in the clerkship setting for UPSOM medical students.
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Clinical Educator of the Year Award

This award recognizes faculty who consistently provide outstanding clinical education in a third or fourth year elective course setting for UPSOM medical students.
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William I. Cohen Award for Excellence in Clinical Skills Instruction

This award recognizes faculty who consistently provide outstanding clinical skills instruction for first and second year UPSOM medical students.
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Award for Outstanding Mini-Elective

This new award, established in 2014, recognizes faculty who volunteer their time and expertise to run a mini-elective for first and second year students. These electives provide students the opportunity to pursue areas of interest and personal growth in areas outside of the traditional core curriculum. Review the complete list of available mini-electives.
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Outstanding Early Career Educator Award

This award is meant to honor junior faculty who have demonstrated excellence and promise as educators in the UPSOM curriculum.
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Distinguished Service in Medical Education Award

This award is the highest honor in medical education given by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Student's Faculty Teaching Awards

Excellence in Education Awards

At the end of their first and second years, pre-clinical medical students at UPSOM recognize faculty educators for their valued contributions and dedication to teaching in the fundamentals of basic science and organ systems pathopysiology courses.


Dr. Paul L. Rogers Honored with National Recognition as a Medical Educator

Receives 2008 Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges