Award of Excellence

Excellence in Teaching

SHM’s Excellence in Teaching is presented in recognition of outstanding teaching in hospital medicine.

Consideration will be given to nominees who have demonstrated outstanding teaching prowess and who have served as role models and mentors to other hospitalists, residents, medical students, or other healthcare professionals. Individuals from academic and community practice settings are eligible.

Criteria for Evaluation

While all of the following may not apply to each candidate, the Awards Committee will use the following criteria as a basis for evaluation:

  • Career dedication to the discipline of teaching
  • Focus on excellence in teaching at the bedside
  • Leadership in the advancement of innovative educational techniques
  • Outstanding contributions in medical instruction or medical education administration
  • Established role model or mentor to students (learner letters of support are highly encouraged)
  • Educator and mentor to the healthcare team (Nurses, NP’s, PA’s etc.)

Nominations are now closed for 2017.

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