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Faculty Professionalism Award


The Faculty Professionalism 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 attitudes 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 encouage nominations of all members of the community, including women and underrepresented minorities. 

The winner of this award is honored at the School of Medicine Matriculation Ceremony in August of each year, and their name is placed on the permanent plaque that is displayed in the School of Medicine.

 

 Award Recipients and Nominees

 

 2014 Recipients and Nominees

Recipients:

Brenda Bucklin, MD, Professor, Anesthesiology

Daniel Savin, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry


Additional Nominees:

James DeGregori, PhD, Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Kate Jennings, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine

Susan Johnson, PhD, Professor, Pediatrics

Brian Kavanagh, MD, Professor, Radiation Oncology

Tom Meyer, MD, Professor, Medicine

David Nowels, MD, Associate Professor, Family Medicine

Thomas Robinson, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery

Scott Sutton, MD, Instructor, Medicine

Duncan Wilcox, MD, Professor, Surgery

Gene Wolfel, MD, Professor, Medicine

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 2013 Recipient and Nominees

Recipient:

Harley Rotbart, MD, Professor, Pediatrics

Additional Nominees:

Vaughn Browne, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

David Nowels, MD, Associate Professor, Family Medicine

Lee Shockley, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine

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 2012 Recipients and Nominees

Recipients:

Michael R. Carry, PhD, Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology

Frederick Grover, MD, Professor, Surgery


Additional Nominees:

Evalina Burger, MD, Professor, Orthopedics

Richard Davis, PhD, Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics


Gerald Dodd, MD
, Professor, Radiology

Allison Kempe, MD, Professor, Pediatrics

Georgeanna Klingensmith, MD, Professor, Pediatrics

Mona Krull, MD, Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn

Julie Parsons, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Denise Stelzner, PT, MBA, Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehab

Rachael Swigris, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine

Ayelet Talmi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry/Pediatrics


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 2011 Recipient and Nominees

Recipient:

Robin Michaels, PhD, Associate Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology


Additional Nominees:

Nirmal Banda, PhD, Associate Research Professor, Medicine

Sean Colgan, PhD, Professor, Medicine

Steven Federico, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Jackie Glover, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Christina Finlayson, MD, Professor, Surgery

John Kendall, MD, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Angeles Ribera, PhD, Professor, Physiology & Biophysics

Ayelet Talmi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

L. Chesney Thompson, MD, Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn

Gene Wolfel, MD, Professor, Medicine

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 2010 Recipient and Nominees

Recipient:

Steven Lowenstein, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine


Additional Nominees:

Michelle Barron, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Eugene Chu, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Vincent Collins, MD, Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Brian Dwinnell, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Bette Kay Kleinschmidt-DeMasters, MD, Professor, Pathology

Jean Kutner, MD, Professor, Medicine

Martin McCarter, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery

Deborah Saint-Phard, MD, Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Rachel Swigris, DO, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

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 2009 Recipient and Nominees

Recipient:

Benjamin Honigman, MD, Professor, Surgery


Additional Nominees
:

David Badesch, MD, Professor, Medicine

Joy V. Browne, PhD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Psychiatry

Robert D’Ambrosia, MD, Professor, Orthopedics

Gerald Dodd, MD, Professor, Radiology

Paul Maroni, MD, Assistant Professor, Surgery

Michael T. McDermott, MD, Professor, Medicine

Allegra Melillo, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

Shelley Miyamoto, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

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 2008 Recipient and Nominees

Recipient:

Suzanne Brandenburg, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

 

Additional Nominees:

Brian Bacak, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

Brian Dwinnell, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Benjamin Honigman, MD, Professor, Surgery

Martin McCarter, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery

Michael McDermott, MD, Professor, Medicine

Gary Zerbe, PhD, Professor, Preventive Medicine and Biometrics and Psychiatry

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 2007 Recipient and Nominees

Recipient:

Joseph Cleveland, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery

 

Additional Nominees:

Brian Bacak, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

Brian Dwinnell, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Mark Earnest, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Lawrence Hergott, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Benjamin Honigman, MD, Professor, Surgery

Larry Horwitz, MD, Professor, Medicine

Celia Kaye, MD, PhD, Professor, Pediatrics

Thomas Meyer, MD, Professor, Medicine

Michael Taravella, MD, Associate Professor, Ophthalmology

Gary Zerbe, PhD, Professor, Preventive Medicine and Biometrics

Clifford Zwillich, MD, Professor, Medicine

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Recipients:

Brenda Bucklin, MD, Professor, Anesthesiology

Daniel Savin, MDAssociate ProfessorPsychiatry


Additional Nominees:

James DeGregori, PhDProfessor, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

Kate Jennings, MDAssistant Professor, Medicine

Susan Johnson, PhDProfessor, Pediatrics

Brian Kavanagh, MDProfessor, Radiation Oncology

Tom Meyer, MD, ProfessorMedicine

David Nowels, MDAssociate ProfessorFamily Medicine

Thomas Robinson, MDAssociate Professor, Surgery

Scott Sutton, MDInstructor, Medicine

Duncan Wilcox, MDProfessor, Surgery

Gene Wolfel, MDProfessor, Medicine

  
Yes3

Recipients:

Michael R. Carry, PhD, Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology

Frederick Grover, MD, Professor, Surgery


Additional Nominees:

Evalina Burger, MD, Professor, Orthopedics

Richard Davis, PhD
, Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics


Gerald Dodd, MD
Professor, Radiology

Allison Kempe, MDProfessor, Pediatrics

Georgeanna Klingensmith, MDProfessor, Pediatrics

Mona Krull, MDAssistant Professor, Ob/Gyn

Julie Parsons, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Denise Stelzner, PT, MBAAssociate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehab

Rachael Swigris, MDAssistant ProfessorMedicine

Ayelet Talmi, PhDAssistant Professor, Psychiatry/Pediatrics

  
Yes2

Recipient:

Harley Rotbart, MD, Professor, Pediatrics

Additional Nominees:

Vaughn Browne, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

David Nowels, MDAssociate ProfessorFamily Medicine

Lee Shockley, MDProfessor, Emergency Medicine
  
Yes4

Recipient:

Robin Michaels, PhD, Associate ProfessorCell & Developmental Biology


Additional Nominees:

Nirmal Banda, PhD, Associate Research Professor, Medicine

Sean Colgan, PhDProfessor, Medicine

Steven Federico, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Jackie Glover, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Christina Finlayson, MD, Professor, Surgery

John Kendall, MD, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Angeles Ribera, PhDProfessor, Physiology & Biophysics

Ayelet Talmi, PhDAssistant Professor, Psychiatry

L. Chesney Thompson, MD, Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn

Gene Wolfel, MD, Professor, Medicine

  
Yes5

Recipient:

Steven Lowenstein, MDProfessor, Emergency Medicine


Additional Nominees:

Michelle Barron, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Eugene Chu, MDAssociate Professor, Medicine

Vincent Collins, MDAssociate Professor, Psychiatry

Brian Dwinnell, MDAssociate Professor, Medicine

Bette Kay Kleinschmidt-DeMasters, MD, Professor, Pathology

Jean Kutner, MDProfessor, Medicine

Martin McCarter, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery

Deborah Saint-Phard, MDAssociate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Rachel Swigris, DOAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Medicine

  
Yes6

Recipient:

Benjamin Honigman, MD, Professor, Surgery


Additional Nominees
:

David Badesch, MD, Professor, Medicine

Joy V. Browne, PhD, Associate ProfessorPediatrics and Psychiatry

Robert D’Ambrosia, MDProfessor, Orthopedics

Gerald Dodd, MDProfessor, Radiology

Paul Maroni, MD, Assistant Professor, Surgery

Michael T. McDermott, MD, Professor, Medicine

Allegra Melillo, MD, Assistant ProfessorFamily Medicine

Shelley Miyamoto, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

  
Yes7

Recipient:

Suzanne Brandenburg, MDAssociate Professor, Medicine


Additional Nominees:

Brian Bacak, MDAssistant ProfessorFamily Medicine

Brian Dwinnell, MDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Medicine

Benjamin Honigman, MDProfessor, Surgery

Martin McCarter, MD, Associate Professor, Surgery

Michael McDermott, MD, Professor, Medicine

Gary Zerbe, PhD, ProfessorPreventive Medicine and Biometrics and Psychiatry

  
Yes8

Recipient:

Joseph Cleveland, MDAssociate Professor, Surgery

 

Additional Nominees:

Brian Bacak, MDAssistant Professor, Family Medicine

Brian Dwinnell, MDAssociate Professor, Medicine

Mark Earnest, MDAssociate Professor, Medicine

Lawrence Hergott, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine

Benjamin Honigman, MDProfessorSurgery

Larry Horwitz, MDProfessorMedicine

Celia Kaye, MD, PhD, Professor, Pediatrics

Thomas Meyer, MDProfessor, Medicine

Michael Taravella, MD, Associate Professor, Ophthalmology

Gary Zerbe, PhDProfessor, Preventive Medicine and Biometrics

Clifford Zwillich, MD, Professor, Medicine