Teaching Academy Awards for Teaching and Educational Excellence

Innovation in Curriculum Development or Pedagogy

This award is intended to recognize an individual or team who developed an approach to teaching and learning that is innovative, intellectually rigorous, and engaging. Examples include creating an educational resource; developing a new course or module; and redesigning an existing course, clerkship or program.

Learner Assessment

This award is intended to recognize an individual or team who created assessment activities and demonstrated a commitment to the culture of assessment within the course, clerkship, or program.

Frederick C. Morin, III, MD Educational Leadership Award

This award is intended to recognize an individual who has demonstrated an exemplary and sustained record of service in Educational Leadership, Committee Service, and/or Administration.

Educational Scholarship

This award is intended to recognize an individual who has demonstrated a record of Quality, Quantity, and Engagement in medical education scholarship.

Outstanding Contribution

This award is intended to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to medical education either for a specific, short-term initiative, or sustained contribution.

 

2018 Recipients

2018 Teaching Award recipients

From left to right: Keith Curtis, MD; Tania Bertsch, MD; Cate Nicholas, EdD, PA; Maria Mercedes Avila, PhD

Innovation in Curriculum Development or Pedagogy
Keith Curtis, MD, Surgery

Learner Assessment
Cate Nicholas, EdD, PA, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Frederick C. Morin III, MD Educational Leadership Award
Tania Bertsch, MD, Medicine

Outstanding Contribution
Maria Mercedes Avila, PhD, Pediatrics

 

 

Eligibility and details: All Larner College of Medicine Faculty are eligible. Faculty members must be nominated by Teaching Academy members, department chairs, or key education leaders. Nominees are not required to be current members of the Teaching Academy. Formal letters of recommendation are not required and will not be considered by the Review Committee. Instead, we ask that you complete the Teaching Award 2019 Nomination Form. The Teaching Academy will contact individual nominees to request their CV.

Please note that the award distribution may vary from year to year; thus it is unlikely that all awards will be conferred in a single year.

Send nomination forms to Amanda.Broder@med.uvm.edu no later than November 22, 2019

Awardees will be recognized at the annual Teaching Academy New Member Induction and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.