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Education Awards & Honors 2021 Education Awards

2021 Education Awards

The Educator Community’s awards program recognizes NYU Langone faculty for their outstanding contributions to medical education and service as role models for future generations. Awards span both undergraduate medical education (UME) and graduate medical education (GME). Faculty are honored in four distinct categories: Rising Educator, Excellence in Educational Scholarship, Distinction in Education, and Excellence in Educational Innovation. Additional award categories include the Excellence in Diversity in Education and Basic Medical Sciences Educator of the Year awards.

VIDEO: View highlights of the 2021 Medical Education Innovations and Scholarship Day awardees and learn about their contributions to medical education at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

The Rising Educator Award

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Verity Schaye, MD, MHPE

Department of Medicine

The Excellence in Educational Innovation Award

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Jeffrey Alpert, MD

Department of Radiology

The Excellence in Educational Scholarship Award

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Cynthia Osman, MD

Department of Pediatrics

The Distinction in Education Award

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Laura Balcer, MD

Departments of Neurology, Population Health, and Ophthalmology

UME Preclerkship Educator of the Year

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Melissa Sum, MD

Department of Medicine

UME Clerkship Educators of the Year

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Bem Atim, MD

Department of Psychiatry

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Victoria Dinsell, MD

Department of Psychiatry

GME Program Director of the Year

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Russell Berman, MD

Department of Surgery

Office of Diversity Affairs’ Diversity in Education Award

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Christin Drake, MD

Department of Psychiatry

Best Medical Education Collaboration

Title: The Workplace-Based Assessment Project

Members: Colleen Gillespie, PhD; Cynthia Osman, MD; Molly Poag, MD; Julio Garcia; Nikola Koscica, MS; Mohammad Paracha; Nivedha Satyamoorthi; and Jesu Vensuslaus, MS