Educator of the Year Award

Educator of the Year Award recognizes BUSM faculty who delivers exceptional education to BUSM medical and/or graduate students, including didactic teaching, clinical teaching, or mentoring.

Categories:

  • MD – Preclinical and Clinical
  • GMS – Master’s and PhD

Eligibility:

  • All BUSM faculty who are involved in teaching BUSM medical and/or graduate students.
  • Must be BUSM for at least 3 years
  • Cannot be a previous category winner of Educator of the Year Award

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

  • Excellence in teaching based on teaching evaluation
  • Engagement of students
  • Challenging students to think critically
  • Promotion of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in mentoring and educational pedagogy
  • Professionalism
  • Thoughtful constructive feedback to the students

Who can nominate: Faculty and Students

Nomination Process: A formal nomination letter addressing the most outstanding teaching attributes of the faculty based on above criteria should be submitted to BUSM Awards Committee. The nomination letter should not exceed two pages with minimum font 11 point.

Past Award Recipients

Year Last Name First Name Degree Award  
2013 Nugent Matthew PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Sciences  
Stanfield Lorraine MD Educator of the Year in Preclinical Sciences  
McAneny David B. MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences  
2014 Rushmore R. Jarrett III PhD Educator of the Year in Preclinical Sciences  
Ananthakrishnan Sonia MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences  
Shipley G. Graham PhD, DSc Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Doctoral Degree Programs  
Holick Michael F. MD, PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Master’s Degree Programs  
2015 Saide Judith D. PhD Educator of the Year in Preclinical Sciences  
Mendez Jane E. MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences  
McKnight C. James PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Doctoral Degree Progams  
MacNeil Maryann MA Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Master’s Degree Programs  
2016 Larson Allison R. MD, MS Educator of the Year in Preclinical Sciences  
Saia Kelley MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, BMC  
Serrao Richard MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, Affiliated Programs  
Edillon Pamela MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, Branch Programs  
Moore Tara PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Doctoral Degree Programs  
Garcia-Diaz J. Fernando MS, PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Master’s Degree Programs  
2017 Whitney Elizabeth PhD Educator of the Year in Preclinical Sciences  
Levi Jessica MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, BMC  
Doherty Janna MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, Kaiser Permanente, CA  
Young Aaron PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Master’s Degree Programs  
Craigen Laurie PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Master’s Degree Programs  
Gabel Christopher PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences, Doctoral Degree Programs  
2018 Harnett Karen PhD Educator of the Year in Preclinical Sciences  
Carter Cullen MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, BMC  
Thompson Rachel MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, BMC  
Koness James MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, Affiliated Programs, RWMC  
Lemiuex Katie MD Educator of the Year in Clinical Sciences, Kaiser Permanente, CA  
Deeney Jude PhD Educator of the Year in MA Didatic Instructor  
Haydar Tarik PhD Educator of the Year in PhD Didatic Instructor
Kotton Darrell MD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences Disseration Advisors
Ganem Neil PhD Educator of the Year in Graduate Medical Sciences Disseration Advisors
2019 DiPetrillo Melissa D MD Educator of the Year in Preclerkship
Borkan Steven MD Educator of the Year in Clerkship
Swenson Kathleen MS, MPH Educator of the Year in the MA/MS Program
Symes Karen PhD Educator of the Year in the PhD Program