The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 23 in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Many of the awards for faculty were given to members of the Department of Medicine.

The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching

The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 1981 by the Advisory Board of the Medical Faculty and are intended to honor each year members of the faculty whose teaching is judged to have had a profound effect on students in the School of Medicine.

  • Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Professors' Award for Excellence in Teaching in Biomedical Sciences
  • Danelle Cayea, associate professor in the Division of Geriatrics, Professors' Award for Excellence in Teaching in Clinical Sciences
  • Ira Fine, assistant professor in the Division of Rheumatology, Professors' Award for Excellence in Teaching for Part-Time Faculty

The W. Barry Wood Jr. Award for Excellence in Teaching

The W. Barry Wood Jr. Award for Excellence in Teaching is awarded annually to the teachers voted by the students in the preclinical years to have been most inspirational and/or effective.

  • Allan Gelber, professor in the Division of Rheumatology
  • Steven Sozio, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology

The JHU Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award

This award, established in 1992 by the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association, recognizes the critical importance of teaching at Johns Hopkins.

David Hager, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary

The Housestaff Teaching Award

The Housestaff Teaching Award, established by The Johns Hopkins Medical Student Society, is awarded annually for excellence in clinical teaching by a member of the housestaff. Its purpose is to recognize an individual's contributions, but also to emphasize the importance that the students attach to the concept of house officers as teachers.

Igor Makhlin, resident in the Osler Program

To view a video of the full ceremony, visit: http://webcast.jhu.edu/Mediasite/Play/9dfe7064645343ba9ac17e0aae2ebc941d

 

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