The Medical School and the University of Minnesota Foundation invite you to participate in the selection of affiliate faculty to receive the Exceptional Affiliate Faculty Teaching Award. The foundation endeavors with this new award to honor and encourage the types of preceptor teaching the medical students hold in high esteem. Winners receive a recognition certificate and a $1,000 award from the Foundation. There will be two awardees.
Open to all affiliated faculty who teach medical students in any of the four years of their training.
Provides at least three years of continuous or recurring teaching of medical students in any year of training
Contributes major, enduring contributions to student learning
Engages students meaningfully in patient care
Demonstrates using best evidence for patient care
Directly observes students with patients
Provides meaningful, specific, actionable feedback to students
Determination of awardees will be based upon student evaluations and the portfolio of the nominee. Award winners will be selected by the Medical School Awards Committee. Nominations will be accepted from Medical School course directors, students, residents, and faculty.
The submission window for the 2018 cycle will be December 11, 2017 - February 15, 2018 unless otherwise noted. Please review individual awards for nomination information. Many awards for faculty and students use the Faculty + Student Medical School Honors and Award Nomination Form and can be submitted online here.
All faculty awards will be distributed directly through the University of Minnesota's Payroll department and student awards will be distributed through the Office of Student Finance.