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Essential Core Teaching Awards (ECTA)

First introduced in early 2000s, these annual awards represent an honor to recipients, as they are based on nominations from 1st- and 2nd-year medical students recognizing outstanding instructors.

Year Name Department ECTA Award Career Achievement Winner
2002 Cusick, Seric Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2002 Gelb, Alan Emergency Medicine An Outstanding Lecture Series  
2002 Leavitt, Andrew D. Laboratory Medicine An Outstanding Lecture  
2002 McQuaid, Ken Medicine Major Contribution to Teaching  
2002 Pantilat, Steve Medicine An Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2002 Rohde, Dana Anatomy Major Contribution to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2002 Terdiman, Jonathan Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2002 Trevor, Anthony Cellular Molecular Pharmacology An Outstanding Lecture Series  
2003 Abbas, Abul K. Pathology An Outstanding Lecture Series Career Achievement Winner
2003 Lowe, Shirley Microbiology and Immunology Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2003 Lowenstein, Dan Neurology An Outstanding Lecture  
2003 Morgan, David Physiology An Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2003 Olson, Jean Pathology An Outstanding Lecture Series  
2003 Sanchez, Henry Pathology Major Contribution to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2003 Tsai, Miranda Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2003 Zimmerman, Leslie Medicine Major Contribution to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2004 Chang, Edward Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2004 Fulton, Tracy B. Biochemistry and Biophysics Commitment to Teaching  
2004 Ganem, Donald Microbiology and Immunology Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2004 Hart, Allyson Medical Student Inspirational Teacher  
2004 Klein, Judith Emergency Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2004 Kruidering, Marieke Cellular Molecular Pharmacology An Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2004 Locksley, Richard Medicine Inspirational Teacher Career Achievement Winner
2004 Marmor, Andrea Pediatrics Outstanding FPC Facilitator Career Achievement Winner
2004 McKerrow, James Pathology An Outstanding Lecture Series  
2004 McPhee, Stephen Medicine An Outstanding Lecture  
2004 Mitrovic, Igor Physiology Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2004 Olson, Jean Pathology Innovative Teaching  
2004 Rabow, Michael Medicine An Outstanding Lecture  
2004 Remen, Rachel Family and Community Medicine Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2004 Roayaie, Kayvan Surgery Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2004 Smith, Wade Neurology Innovative Teaching  
2004 Stein, John Jr. Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2004 Terdiman, Jonathan Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2004 Thyne, Shannon Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2004 Topp, Kimberly Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science; Anatomy An Outstanding Lecture Series Career Achievement Winner
2004 Zada, Gabriel Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2005 Braveman, Melissa Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2005 Cooke, Molly Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2005 Critchfield, Jeffrey Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2005 Gelb, Alan Emergency Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2005 King, Tekoa Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2005 Leard, Lorriana Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2005 Masters, Susan Cellular Molecular Pharmacology Commitment to Teaching  
2005 McCoy, Christopher Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2005 Mitrovic, Igor Physiology Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2005 Newman, Meg Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2005 Olson, Jean Pathology Outstanding Lecture  
2005 Palefsky, Joel Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2005 Pantilat, Steve Medicine Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2005 Price, Lawrence Community Physician Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2005 Rohde, Dana Anatomy Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2005 Sanchez, Henry Pathology Innovative Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2005 Sharpe, Bradley Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2005 Smith, Wade Neurology Outstanding lecture series  
2005 Topp, Kimberly Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science; Anatomy Innovative Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2005 Zimmerman, Leslie Medicine Outstanding Lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2006 Bretz, Stephen Medicine Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2006 Caughey, Aaron Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2006 Ciccarone, Daniel Family and Community Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2006 Davis, Jennifer Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2006 Donjacour, Annmarie Anatomy Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2006 Francis, Damon Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2006 Ganem, Donald Microbiology and Immunology Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2006 Josephson, S. Andew Neurology Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2006 Kruidering, Marieke Cellular Molecular Pharmacology Innovative Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2006 Levinson, Warren Microbiology and Immunology Inspirational Teacher  
2006 Mercer, Rachel Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2006 Miller, Peter Pediatrics Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2006 Mitrovic, Igor Physiology Inspirational Teacher Career Achievement Winner
2006 Morgan, David Physiology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2006 Pantilat, Steve Medicine Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2006 Pierce, Read Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2006 Rittenhouse, Diane Family and Community Medicine Innovative Teaching  
2006 Topp, Kimberly Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science; Anatomy Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2006 Wilson, Sarah Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2006 Yu, Albert Family and Community Medicine Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2006 Zimmerman, Leslie Medicine Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2007 Bishop, Judith Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2007 Chin-Hong, Peter Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2007 Dhillon, Nripendra Anatomy Innovative Teaching  
2007 English, Joey Neurology Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2007 Ganem, Donald Microbiology and Immunology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2007 Gleason, Nathaniel Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2007 Herlyn, Antje Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2007 Jain, Sharad Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2007 Josephson, S. Andew Neurology Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2007 Kelly, Tim Pediatrics Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2007 Kruidering, Marieke Cellular Molecular Pharmacology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2007 Lee, Christina Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2007 Locksley, Richard Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2007 Mansour, Karim Emergency Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2007 Masters, Susan Cellular Molecular Pharmacology Innovative Teaching  
2007 Roosevelt, Matt Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2007 Sanchez, Henry Pathology Innovative Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2007 Sayre, Peter Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2007 Sharpe, Bradley Medicine Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2007 Wilson, Elisabeth Family and Community Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2007 Wu, Yvonne Neurology Outstanding Lecture  
2007 Zaid, Harras Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2007 Zimmerman, Leslie Medicine Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2008 Abbas, Abul K. Pathology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2008 Allison, Stephen Medical Student Innovative Teaching  
2008 Chammas, Danielle Medical Student Innovative Teaching  
2008 Donjacour, Annmarie Anatomy Outstanding lecture Career Achievement Winner
2008 Gelb, Alan Emergency Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2008 Gonzales, Ralph Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2008 Jackson, Rebecca Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2008 Jamshidi, Ramin Surgery Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2008 Johnson, Nick Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2008 Karan, Lori Psychiatry Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2008 Karp, Peggy (Margaret) Psychiatry Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2008 Leavitt, Andrew D. Laboratory Medicine Innovative Teaching  
2008 Levinson, Warren Microbiology and Immunology Inspirational Teacher  
2008 Ley, Brett Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2008 Marmor, Andrea Pediatrics Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2008 Mitrovic, Igor Physiology Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2008 Morgan, David Physiology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2008 Palefsky, Joel Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2008 Rohde, Dana Anatomy Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2008 Saxena, Varun Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2008 Wofsy, David Medicine Outstanding Lecture  
2008 Wolpaw, Jed Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2009 Chin-Hong, Peter Medicine Inspirational Teacher Career Achievement Winner
2009 Ciccarone, Daniel Family and Community Medicine Outstanding Lecture  
2009 Dhillon, Nripendra Anatomy Innovative Teaching  
2009 Donegan, Elizabeth Anesthesia Commitment to Teaching  
2009 English, Joey Neurology Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2009 Etzell, Joan Laboratory Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2009 Fulton, Tracy B. Biochemistry and Biophysics Outstanding lecture series  
2009 Gilbert, Aubrey Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2009 Josephson, S. Andew Neurology Inspirational Teacher Career Achievement Winner
2009 Kruidering, Marieke Cellular Molecular Pharmacology Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2009 Levy, Tasmin Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2009 Locksley, Richard Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2009 McKerrow, James Pathology Outstanding lecture series  
2009 McQuaid, Ken Medicine Outstanding Lecture  
2009 O'Keefe, Philip Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2009 Pascual, Lisa Orthopedic Surgery Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2009 Polevoi, Steven Emergency Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2009 Robbins, Elizabeth Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2009 Sayre, Peter Medicine Innovative Teaching  
2009 Velayos, Fernando Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2009 Yang, Isaac Neurosurgery Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2009 Zaid, Eisha Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2010 Abbas, Abul K. Pathology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2010 Derisi, Joseph Biochemistry and Biophysics Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2010 English, Joey Neurology Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2010 Ganem, Donald Microbiology and Immunology Inspirational Teacher Career Achievement Winner
2010 Gilbert, Aubrey Medical Student Innovative Teaching  
2010 Hoffman, Ari Medical Student Innovative Teaching  
2010 Huang, Benjamin Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2010 Jackson, Rebecca Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2010 Lang, Michael Pediatrics Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2010 Marmor, Andrea Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2010 Mitrovic, Igor Physiology Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2010 Morgan, David Physiology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2010 Rabow, Michael Medicine Outstanding Lecture  
2010 Rohde, Dana Anatomy Inspirational Teacher Career Achievement Winner
2010 Sawaya, George Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences Commitment to Teaching  
2010 Sharpe, Bradley Medicine Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2010 Wilkes, R. Michael Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2010 Wilson, Elisabeth Family and Community Medicine Outstanding Lecture  
2011 Atkinson- McEvoy, Lee Pediatrics Inspirational Teacher  
2011 Campbell, Lundy Anesthesia Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2011 Chin-Hong, Peter Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2011 Donjacour, Annmarie Anatomy Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2011 Fatehi, Pedram Medicine Innovative Teaching  
2011 Gupta, Nalin Neurosurgery Outstanding lecture  
2011 Hill, Lawrence Family and Community Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2011 Johnson, Amanda Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2011 Locksley, Richard Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2011 Mack, Kevin Psychiatry Innovative Teaching  
2011 Pascual, Lisa Orthopedic Surgery Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2011 Presser, Naftali Medical Student Commitment to Teaching  
2011 Sanders, Grant Anesthesia Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2011 Seligman, Hilary Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2011 Terdiman, Jonathan Medicine Outstanding lecture series  
2011 Topp, Kimberly Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science; Anatomy Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2011 Topp, Kimberly Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science; Anatomy Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2011 Xing, Fangfang Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2012 Bishop, J. Michael Microbiology Outstanding lecture series  
2012 Chin-Hong, Peter Medicine Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2012 Clark, Taylor Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2012 Demas, Anita Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2012 Dhaliwal, Gurpreet Medicine Outstanding Lecture  
2012 Dietrich, Edwin Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2012 Donjacour, Annmarie Anatomy Innovative Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2012 Frazee, Bradley Emergency Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2012 Koehler, Jane Medicine Outstanding Lecture  
2012 Lee, Gemayal Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2012 Marmor, Andrea Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction Career Achievement Winner
2012 Morgan, David Physiology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2012 Rohde, Dana Anatomy Commitment to Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2012 Sayre, Peter Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2012 Sharpe, Bradley Medicine Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2012 Soni, Krishan Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2012 Sudario, Gabriel Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2012 Wills, Charlotte Emergency Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2013 Aggarwal, Anuj Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2013 Brondfield, Sam Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2013 Dhillon, Nripendra Anatomy Innovative Teaching  
2013 Ermakov, Simon Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2013 Hughes, Ellen Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2013 Josephson, S. Andew Neurology Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2013 Kram, Yoseph Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2013 Kruidering, Marieke Cellular Molecular Pharmacology Outstanding lecture series Career Achievement Winner
2013 Lin, Brian Emergency Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2013 Lucatorto, Rachael Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2013 Nair, Alison Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2013 Pantilat, Steve Medicine Outstanding Lecture Career Achievement Winner
2013 Ramachandran, Raga Pathology Commitment to Teaching  
2013 Schwartz, Brian Medicine Commitment to Teaching  
2013 Smoot, Betty Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science; Anatomy Commitment to Teaching  
2013 Takao, Lloyd Community Physician Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2013 Thurn, K. Ted Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2013 Younger, Noah Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2014 Berger, Timothy Dematology Inspirational Teacher  
2014 Chan, Gary Medicine Outstanding FPC Facilitator  
2014 Derisi, Joseph Biochemistry and Biophysics outstanding lecture  
2014 Fitzsimmons, Amber Anatomy Commitment to Teaching  
2014 Jull-Patterson, David Psychiatry Inspirational Teacher  
2014 Lederle, Lauren Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2014 Park, Meyeon Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2014 Sanchez, Henry Pathology Innovative Teaching Career Achievement Winner
2014 Schneider, Allison Medical Student Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2014 Seligman, Hilary Medicine Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2014 Treseler, Patrick Pathology Outstanding lecture series  
2014 Watkins, Emily Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction  
2015 Abbas, Abul K. Pathology Inspirational Teacher Career Achievement Winner in 2015
2015 Fulton, Tracy B. Biochemistry and Biophysics Innovative Teaching 2004, 2009, 2015
2015 Leavitt, Andrew D. Laboratory Medicine Commitment to Teaching 2002, 2008, 2015
2015 Solomon, Gina Medicine Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2015 Dhaliwal, Gurpreet Medicine Outstanding Lecture 2012, 2015
2015 Palmer, Barnard J.A. Surgery Outstanding Lecture Series  
2015 Levy, Alexander Internal Medicine Outstanding FPC Preceptor MS1  
2015 Mathes, Erin Dermatology Outstanding FPC Preceptor MS2  
2015 Campbell, Lundy Anesthesia Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Faculty MS1 2011, 2015
2015 Padrez, Ryan C. Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Faculty MS2  
2015 Dellapiana, Gabriela Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Student MS1  
2015 Imber, Brandon Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Student MS2  
2016 Khayam-Bashi, Shieva Family and Community Medicine Inspirational Teacher  
2016 N/A   Innovative Teaching  
2016 Dhillon, Nripendra Anatomy Commitment to Teaching  
2016 N/A   Outstanding Contribution to an Elective  
2016 N/A   Outstanding Lecture  
2016 N/A   Outstanding Lecture Series  
2016 Scott, Malaika Family and Community Medicine Outstanding FPC Preceptor MS1  
2016 Wilson, Jenny Emergency Medicine Outstanding FPC Preceptor MS2  
2016 Henderson, Gavin Pediatrics Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Faculty MS1  
2016 Hsu, Gerald Medicine/VAMC Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Faculty MS2  
2016 Alexander, Richard Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Student MS1  
2016 Seol, Allen Medical Student Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Student MS2