Distinguished Teaching Awards

Brian Lim, Laurence Yee, and Catherine Lucey
Left to Right - Brian Lin, MD, Chair of VCP Advisory Board, Laurence Yee, MD, 2019 recipient of Charlotte Baer Memorial Award, and Catherine Lucey, MD, Executive Vice Dean for Education. Photo by Elisabeth Fall

The Center for Faculty Educators (CFE) hosted the annual ceremony for UCSF School of Medicine teaching awards on October 16, 2019.  Please email Ivan Mendez ([email protected]) for more information.

The Distinguished Teaching Awards are presented to Volunteer Clinical Professors (VCP), and other UCSF teaching faculty, who have made significant contributions through excellence in teaching and in the field of medicine.

See information on this year’s recipients below:

2019 Recipients

Charlotte Baer Memorial Award

Laurence F. Yee, Department of Surgery

Learn more about the Charlotte Baer Memorial Award

Special Recognition Awards
  • Donald German, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Robert A. Hardy, MD, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Margaret McCusker, MD, MS, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Tali A. Ziv, MD, Department of Medicine

Learn more about the Special Recognition Awards

Bridges Curriculum - Foundations 1 and 2 Teaching Awards
  • Excellence in Small Group Instruction by Student Instructor: Justin Bullock, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine
  • Outstanding Coach: Sarah GaleWyrick, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Nilika Singhal, MD, Department of Neurology
  • Excellence in Innovative Teaching Modalities: Rabih Geha, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Inspirational Teaching:, Lisa A. Goodman, MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Commitment to Teaching: Thomas Goslinga, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Excellence in Small Group Instruction: Lisa Stern, RN, MSN, MA
  • Outstanding Lecture: Lekshmi Santhosh, MD, MAEd, Department of Medicine
  • Outstanding Lecture Series: Leslie Zimmerman, MD, Department of Medicine

Learn more about the Bridges Curriculum - Foundations 1 and 2 Teaching Awards

Henry J. Kaiser Awards for Excellence in Teaching
  • Excellence in Teaching in the Fresno Medical Education Program: Haifaa Abdulhaq, MD, Department of Medicine (Fresno)
  • Excellence in Teaching in Inpatient Care Setting: Lowell Lo, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Excellence in Teaching in Ambulatory Care Setting: Nanah Suk Park , MD, Department of Pediatrics
  • Excellence in Teaching in a Classroom Setting: Brian Schwartz, MD, Department of Medicine

Learn more about the Henry J. Kaiser Awards for Excellence in Teaching

Maxine Papadakis Awards for Faculty Professionalism and Respect
  • Era Kryzhanovskaya, MD, Department of Medicine
  • Lynn Ramirez, MD, MS, Department of Pediatrics
  • Megan Richie, MD, Department of Neurology

Learn more about the Maxine Papadakis Awards for Faculty Professionalism and Respect

 

 

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Teaching Awards Program Book 2019