Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Stanley Robbins Award serves to acknowledge BUSM scholars, teachers, or innovators in medical student education.

Eligibility

  • All BUSM faculty who are directors, co-directors of a module, course, clerkship, or electives are eligible for nomination.
  • Must be BUSM faculty for at least 3 years.
  • Previous Stanley Robbins award winners are ineligible.

Criteria for nomination

Though these criteria are not exhaustive, competitive nominees will have demonstrated some of the following:

  • Leadership in innovative curriculum development, curriculum implementation, assessment and scholarly dissemination in the last 2-4 academic years.
  • Teaching evaluations supporting a commitment to the student educational experience
  • Mentoring leadership of other educators and faculty.
  • Active promotion of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in educational pedagogy.

Who can nominate: chairs, deans, vice chairs of education, other educational directors, or co-directors for the medical student curriculum.

Nomination process: A formal nomination letter addressing some of the criteria stated above on a letterhead. The nomination letter should not exceed three pages.

Previous Awardees

Recipients of the Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching:

  • 1980 Dr. Stanley L. Robbins
  • 1981 Dr. William F. McNary, Jr
  • 1982 Dr. Benjamin Siegel
  • 1983 Dr. Lawrence Corwin
  • 1984 Dr. Lester Williams
  • 1985 Dr. Richard Hoyt, Jr.
  • 1986 Dr. Leonard Gottlieb
  • 1987 Dr. Robert Feldman
  • 1988 Dr. Dick A.J. Brown
  • 1989 Dr. Paul O’Bryan
  • 1990 Dr. Joel Caslowitz
  • 1991 Dr. Linda Wright
  • 1992 Dr. Warren Hershman
  • 1993 Dr. Douglas Rosene
  • 1994 Dr. Ravin Davidoff
  • 1995 Dr. Carol Walsh
  • 1996 Dr. James Menzoian
  • 1997 Dr. Benjamin Kaminer
  • 1998 Dr. Robert Beazley
  • 1999 Dr. Deborah Vaughan
  • 2000 Dr. George Rosenthal
  • 2001 Dr. Julie Sandell
  • 2002 Dr. Robert M. Levin
  • 2003 Dr. Mark Moss
  • 2004 Dr. Robert Lowe
  • 2005 Dr. Todd Hoagland
  • 2006 Dr. Steven Borkan
  • 2007 Dr. Stephanie Oberhaus
  • 2008 Dr. Douglas Hughes
  • 2009 Dr. Karen Symes
  • 2010 Dr. David McAneny
  • 2011 Dr. Carl O’Hara
  • 2012 Dr. Anna DePold Hohler
  • 2013 Dr. Shoumita Dasgupta
  • 2014 Dr. Miriam Hoffman
  • 2015 Dr. Lorraine Stanfield
  • 2016 Dr. John Otis
  • 2017 Dr. R. Jarrett Rushmore III
  • 2018 Dr. Ann Zumwalt
  • 2019 Dr. Christine Reardon