Nominations are now being accepted for the 8th Annual School of Medicine Faculty Professionalism Award. Deadline for nominations is 5PM Friday, July 11, 2014.
This award recognizes a full-time faculty member who has served as a role model for professionalism, as defined in the School of Medicine Rules. According to the Rules, "Under the umbrella of professionalism lies an extended set of responsibilities that includes: civil and courteous behavior; respect for teachers, students, supporting staff and colleagues; service to the community; dedication to lifelong learning; and, for clinicians, empathy, altruism, compassion and other attitues and behaviors which represent the core traditions of the profession of medicine." Faculty members are also expected to exhibit academic and institutional citizenship by contributing to the teaching, service and administrative activities of their department and the School. The Faculty Senate would like to encourage nominations of all members of the community, including women and underrepresented minorities.
The winner of this award will be honored at the School of Medicine Matriculation Ceremony in August 2014, and their name will be placed on the permanent plaque that is displayed in the School of Medicine.
A nomination packet may be submitted by any student, resident, faculty member or other member of the School of Medicine or UCD community. A nomination form, which contains information about what should be included with the nomination packet, is available by clicking here. A committee of faculty, residents and students will review all nominations and select the winner of the 2014 Faculty Professionalism Award. All materials should be submitted by 5PM Friday, July 11, 2014 to:
Click here to see a list of the previous nominees and winners of the award.
Director of Faculty Affairs
School of Medicine Dean's Office
Campus Box C290