This award is the highest honor in medical education given by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The award is not given annually; rather, it is bestowed on special occasions as warranted.
Achievements of individuals receiving this award will include but are not limited to:
- Five or more years of medical education service at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
- Authorship of publications related to the curriculum (peer-reviewed articles, textbooks, monographs, and others)
- Teaching in more than one course or clerkship
- Significant administrative responsibilities that extend beyond a single course or clerkship.
Honorees are selected by the Curriculum Committee Executive Subcommittee and the Dean. When presented, the award is given at the Annual Curriculum Colloquium.
Jack Schumann, PhD
Melissa A. McNeil, MD, MPH
Jeannette South-Paul, MD
Hollis D. Day, MD
Rosanne Granieri, MD
Allen L. Humphrey, PhD
Thomas A. Medsger, MD
Kathleen D. Ryan, PhD
Steven L. Kanter, MD
Sheldon Adler, MD
Carole Coffee, PhD