Call for UNC SOM Teaching Award Nominations - Deadline Extended

The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators (AOE) is soliciting nominations for this year’s Teaching Awards. Submit a nomination for an outstanding faculty member by Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM. Nominees do not have to be members of the Academy.

The Academy of Educators (AOE), located in the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, has extended the deadline for faculty, residents, and students to submit a nomination for an outstanding faculty member.  The extended deadline is April 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM.

Note that the AOE has revised the Teaching Awards to be equally inclusive of both UME and GME educators.

To nominate a faculty member, please provide a brief rationale for why you think that faculty member should be recognized and submit it via our website in the “Nomination Letter” section prior to Wednesday, April 8th. Nominees do not have to be members of the Academy. 

Complete packets will include: 1) the online application, 2) SOM formatted Curriculum Vitae (CV), and 3) a personal statement.

To provide flexibility, we have waived the (1) one page letter of support from a Department Chair/AHEC Liaison/Program Director this year.

Teaching Award recipients will be honored at this year’s Alan W. Cross Evening of Scholarship, sponsored by the Academy of Educators.

If there are any questions, contact Brent Senior, MD, FACS, FARS ( or Judson MacDonald, MA (AOE Coordinator –

We look forward to your nominations!

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