NEGEA Excellence in Medical Education Awards
A maximum of eight Excellence in Medical Education Awards will be given at the conference: four in the poster category and four in the oral abstract presentation category. All poster submissions and oral abstract presentations will be considered.
Each poster or oral presentation will be evaluated by three judges using a scoring rubric that includes criteria such as:
- Quality of the research question/hypothesis
- Clarity of objectives
- Soundness of conclusions
- Quality of the visual or oral abstract presentation
Members of the abstract subcommittee and the NEGEA awards committee will review all abstracts accepted in the poster category prior to the conference. Up to eight finalists will be chosen. All finalists will be notified prior to the conference and listed in the program. Poster judging will occur during the poster session on Thursday. Up to four poster awardees will be presented on Friday morning.
Oral Abstract Presentations
Members of the NEGEA awards committee will review all abstracts accepted in the oral abstract presentation category prior to the conference. Up to eight finalists will be chosen. Finalists will be notified in advance of the conference and listed in the program. All finalists will be judged during their oral abstract presentation at the conference. Up to four oral abstract awardees will be presented on Saturday morning.
NEGEA Distinguished Educator Award
The NEGEA Distinguished Educator Award honors an individual from an NEGEA institution who has made a significant contribution to the field of medical education. Nominees should exhibit all of the following:
- Excellence in teaching, both at their institution and within the NEGEA
- Noteworthy professional development of others through innovative faculty development, mentoring relationships and other developmental activities
- A track record of educational scholarship, including peer-reviewed publications in medical education
NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award
The NEGEA Distinguished Service and Leadership Award honors an individual from an NEGEA institution who has made a significant contribution to the NEGEA as an organization. Nominees must have accomplished two or more of the following:
- Provided dedicated service to the NEGEA over a substantial time period
- Engaged in an NEGEA initiative that led to leadership at the national level
- Significantly shaped or reshaped the direction of the NEGEA
- Made a noteworthy enhancement or improvement to the functioning of the NEGEA as an organization
NEGEA Innovation in Medical Education Award
The NEGEA supports and encourages innovative approaches to medical education. Innovation is defined as the introduction or development of a new method, process, approach or technological application that provides a solution to a problem.
The NEGEA will provide one award of $3,000 to recognize a faculty member in an NEGEA-affiliated school who has developed an outstanding innovation in medical education.
NEGEA M. Brownell "Brownie" Award for Emerging Medical Educators
In the spirit of M. Brownell “Brownie” Anderson, the GEA recognizes early-career medical educators who have demonstrated enthusiasm, commitment, and creativity in the field of medical education across the continuum. This award identifies and supports emerging educators on their career trajectory in medical education and serves as an opportunity to celebrate their potential and talent.
Previous winners may be found on the NEGEA website.