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Class of 2016 Essential Core Teaching Award Winners, 2012-13

On Behalf of the MS1 Essential Core Teaching Awards Committee, and the class of 2016, Congratulations to the 2012-2013 MS1 Essential Core Teaching Award Winners!

  • Commitment to Teaching: Betty Smoot, PT, DPT, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Department of Anatomy
  • Innovative Teacher: Nripendra Dhillon, MBBS, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy
  • Inspirational Teacher: Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD, HS Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Outstanding Lecture Series: Marieke Kruidering, PhD, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Excellence in Small Group Instruction (3 awards are presented in this category): Anuj K. Aggarwal, MD, UCSF Class of 2013 (Organs Small Group Teams Instructor); Simon Ermakov, MD, UCSF Class of 2013 (Organs CV Small Group Teams Instructor); Sam Brondfield, MD, UCSF Class of 2013 (Organs CV Small Group Team Instructor)
  • Outstanding Foundations of Patient Care Preceptor: Brian Lin, MD, FACEP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Outstanding Contribution to an Elective: Yoseph Kram, MS3

The winners will be honored at the Essential Core Teaching Awards ceremony on August 30, 2013 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in N-217.

For more information, including the names of all nominees and the Class of 2016 ECTA Selection Committee, please visit:

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