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Educator Community Education Awards & Honors

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 educators@nyulangone.org, 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.

Additional Awards

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.

Best Medical Education Collaboration

The Best Medical Education Collaboration Award recognizes outstanding collaboration across UME, GME, and/or faculty development. The process for identifying awardees is overseen by the Office of Medical Education and Education, Faculty, and Academic Affairs leadership.

Additional Teaching Award Categories