February 15, 2002

Nominations accepted for 2002 teaching awards

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Christopher F. J. Hardy, Ph.D., will join the faculty in Cell and Developmental Biology in July.

Nominations for the 2002 Faculty Awards for Excellence in Teaching are now being accepted. Nominated and selected by the faculty, recipients receive a replica of the original entrance to the School of Medicine, listing on a permanent plaque in Light Hall, and a cash award.

The award categories include:

• Mentoring graduate and/or medical students in the research setting.

• Mentoring postdoctoral fellows and/or residents in the research setting.

• Teaching medical or graduate students, or practicing physicians in the lecture setting.

• Teaching medical or graduate students, or practicing physicians in a small group setting.

• Teaching medical students, residents, and/or fellows in the clinical setting.

• Innovation in educational programming that has proven to be effective.

Nominations are due Friday, March 1. The nomination packet should include a nominating letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and appropriate supporting documentation. The nominating letter should clearly indicate the category of teaching for which the individual is nominated and describe the basis for the nomination. Supporting documentation might include additional letters from colleagues or from trainees. Nominations should be submitted to the Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Administrative Affairs, 320 Light Hall.

Recipients will be announced at the Spring Faculty Meeting.