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Medical Education
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The Boyden Award

The Jaclyne Witte Boyden Award honors and recognizes exemplary service by School of Medicine staff in support of medical education.

Named for former vice dean Jackie Boyden, a strong advocate for the Academy’s establishment, recipients are awarded and recognized annually at the Academy’s Celebration of New Members. 

Call for Nominations 2017 - is now closed. The next nomination cycle will be in April 2018

  • Call opens: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, May 19, 2017
  • An award is given for each category:
    • Five or fewer years of service at UCSF
    • More than five years of service at UCSF
  • Online submissions only; form available on April 5
  • Recipients and nominees notified mid-June 

Recipients of this award receive the following appreciation gifts:

  • One FastPay Gift card ($75 value)
  • Supported expenses for one medical education-related professional development activity ($2000 max).
    • This may cover registration fees, coach air, ground transportation, subsistence, and lodging, per UCSF policy, with the following requirements:
    • The home department is expected to provide paid release time (not vacation leave).

Awardee submits funding request in advance to Karen Brent, for review by Boyden committee chair and AME director. Funds must be used by June 30 annually, following award announcement. Reimbursement request must be filed within three weeks following the activity/travel.