The Academy of Educators, housed within the School of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, has recognized 12 faculty members with teaching awards.
The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators (AOE) has established a number of teaching awards to recognize the importance of excellence in medical teaching, increase the prestige of great educators, and make teaching a more viable part of a faculty member’s academic career path.
The selection committee announced 2021-22 recipients, who are:
Foundation Phase Teaching Excellence Award
- Evan Raff (Hospitalist)
Application/Individualization Phase Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award (for faculty at a non-UNC Hospitals)
- Nick Jernigan (Pediatrics)
Educational Mentor/Advisor Award
- Justin Myers (Emergency Medicine)
Innovation in Teaching Award
- Carolyn Quinsey (Neurosurgery)
Faculty Teaching Resident/Fellow Award
- Winston Li (Psychiatry)
Junior Faculty Award
- Catherine Coe (Family Medicine)
Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education
- Christopher Klipstein (Internal Medicine)
Craver Professor Award
- Karen Kimel-Scott (Internal Medicine)
- Ria Dancel (Medicine/Pediatrics)
Medical Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professorship
- Nikki Binz (Emergency Medicine)
- Koyal Jain (Nephrology)
- Kelly Smith (Family Medicine)
Each participant was honored at the annual Alan W. Cross Evening of Scholarship on May 19, 2022 by AOE Committee Chair Brent Senior, MD, FACS, FARS. Click here to read descriptions of the awards and learn more about the Academy of Educators.
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