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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. 

2017 Cycle

Congratulations to our 2017 Recipients:

  • Kimberley Chan
    Residency Program Coordinator
    Department of Medicine
  • Laura Pliska
    Administrative Director, GME
    Assistant Director, Residency Program
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Please join us to recognize these medical education staff as part of our Celebration of New Members on Monday, September 11 at 3pm. RSVP for this event.

2018 Cycle

  • Call opens: April 2018
  • Nomination deadline: Friday, May 2018
  • 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 April 2018
  • Recipients and nominees notified August 2018 

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.