Education Awards & Honors
NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s Educator Community administers several awards intended to recognize and honor faculty for their efforts in medical education. In addition, we provide the forum to celebrate institutional, department-level, and external awards that faculty receive for their commitment and dedication as educators and scholars. Contact us at email@example.com, if you have any questions.
Educator Community Awards
We award the following honors to members of the NYU Langone Health faculty.
Excellence in Educational Innovation Award
The Excellence in Educational Innovation Award recognizes a faculty member who has designed and implemented innovative models of teaching, learning, and assessment. This includes development of innovative curriculum; teaching techniques, tools, and technologies; and/or other resources for medical and/or biomedical education within our institution.
Excellence in Educational Scholarship Award
The Excellence in Educational Scholarship Award recognizes faculty who have a distinguished record of educational scholarship, including educational research and/or dissemination of scholarly approaches to teaching and assessment within our institution.
Distinction in Education Award
The Distinction in Education Award recognizes outstanding contributions and efforts made in the areas of program leadership, faculty development, teaching, mentoring, and other service in medical and/or biomedical education within our institution. Emphasis is placed on institutional and/or cross-departmental collaboration and impact.
Rising Educator Award
The Rising Educator Award recognizes early-career faculty members who serve as role models in education and have demonstrated outstanding leadership, commitment, and effort in the area of medical and/or biomedical education design and delivery.
The following are additional awards conferred and recognized at our Annual Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day.
UME Pre-Clerkship Educator of the Year
The Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Pre-Clerkship Educator of the Year Award recognizes outstanding leadership, commitment and engagement, and faculty who serve as role models for classroom-based medical school education. The process for identifying awardees in this category is overseen by the Office of Medical Education.
UME Clerkship Educator of the Year
The UME Clerkship Educator of the Year Award recognizes outstanding leadership, commitment and engagement, and faculty who serve as role models for bedside education and teaching of medical students. The process for identifying awardees in this category is overseen by the Office of Medical Education.
GME Program Director of the Year
The Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program Director of the Year Award recognizes outstanding leadership, commitment, and engagement in the education of our residents and trainees. The process for identifying awardees in this category is overseen by the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
Office of Diversity Affairs' Diversity in Education Award
The Diversity in Education Award sponsored by the Office of Diversity Affairs recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions in promoting social justice and health equity in medical education, fosters an inclusive clinical learning and teaching environment, and serves as a role model.
Best Medical Education Collaboration
The Best Medical Education Collaboration Award recognizes outstanding collaboration across UME, GME, and faculty development. The process for identifying awardees is overseen by leadership in the Office of Medical Education and Education, Faculty, and Academic Affairs.
Additional Teaching Award Categories
- Master Educator
- NYU Distinguished Teaching Award
- Departmental Teaching Awards