2023 Annual Faculty & Staff Awards Recipients

Honoring the outstanding service of faculty and staff members of Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is an important aspect of our school, so it gives me great pleasure to announce these 2023 awards. Please join us in congratulating the recipients.


Educators of the Year

Ricardo Cruz, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine/General Internal Medicine


Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching

Sonia Ananthakrishnan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine/Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition


Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

Laura Wung, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine/General Internal Medicine


Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility:


Elizabeth Klings, MD

Professor of Medicine/Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

Medical Grand Rounds – March 24

Medical Grand Rounds

Friday, March 24 | 12:00-1:00 PM | Keefer Auditorium (Hybrid)

Gary Garber Memorial Lecture: "From textile dyes to starch: Unraveling the mystery of cardiac amyloidosis"

Present by:

Frederick Ruberg, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Zoom Info:

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 925 7746 3257

Passcode: 890982


FY24 Research Accelerator Program

The Department of Medicine Research Accelerator Program is to provide support for junior faculty who are committed to pursuing a career as a physician-scientist or scientist within the DOM. The program provides funding during the crucial period of career development in the first three years of their first faculty position (Instructor or Assistant Professor) within the DOM. Eligible MD or MD/PhD. applicants can be final year senior fellows or junior faculty members. Eligible PhD post-doctoral fellows must be in the final year of training with pending appointment to faculty independent of this award. This program does not support individuals to continue post-doctoral studies.

For more information click here.

Submit your applications as a single pdf by April 15, 2023 to Vanessa.Nguyen@bmc.org.