Faculty and Student Awards

Eleventh Annual GUMC Convocation: Faculty and Student Awards

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the Eleventh Annual GUMC Convocation will bring together Georgetown University Medical Center students, faculty, and staff in a unified celebration recognizing unique and outstanding achievements in research, education and service. As part of our Convocation, GUMC faculty nominate colleagues who are actively engaged in research pursuits for special recognition in two categories: the GUMC Leadership in Research Award and the GUMC Research Recognition Award.

For previous years' awardees, please click here.

For Outstanding Achievement in Research:

GUMC Leadership in Research Award:

To be announced in the fall

GUMC Research Recognition Award: 

To be announced in the fall

For outstanding achievement in service:

GUMC Outstanding Service Award:

To be announced in the fall

FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN EDUCATION:

Faculty Achievement in Education, School of Nursing & Health Studies:

To be announced in the fall

THE 2018 MAGIS HONOREES

The Magis Society of Master Teachers honors physicians and biomedical scientists dedicated to the care of others and society. Magis, Latin for “more greatly,” is a shortened form of ad majorem Dei gloriam or “towards the greater glory of God.” The 2018 honorees are:

Jacqueline Jonklaas, MD, PhD, MPH
Professor of Medicine

Cirrelda Cooper, MD
Professor of Radiology

Read more about the 2018 MAGIS Society of Master Teachers inducation ceremony here.

THE KAISER PERMANENTE AWARD

Each year two new professors are selected to receive the Kaiser-Permanente Award for teaching. The 2018 honorees are:

Thomas Sherman, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology

Dennis Murphy, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

THE 2018 LEONARD TOW HUMANISM IN MEDICINE AWARD

Eileen Moore, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

MOTHER OF PEARL AWARD                              

Michael Sosin, MD
Resident, Department of Surgery

William Denney Zimmerman, DO
Resident, Department of Neurology

2018 CIRCLE GRANT RECIPIENTS 

“Residents as Teachers”
Shimae Fitzgibbons, M.D.; Ornela A. Dervishaj, M.D.

“Screening for the Social Determinants of Health: Moving from Knowledge to Action Through Community Engagement”
Yumi Jarris, M.D.; Richard Waldhorn, M.D.; John Penner; Sarah Kureshi, M.D.

“Using Video Technology to Enhance Teaching of Clinical Skills”
Stacey Kaltman, Ph.D.; Erin Farrish, M.D.; Ted Liao, M.D.

CENTILE - DIstinguished Educators 

​The GUMC ​Teaching Academy for the Health Sciences, a component of the Center for Innovation and Leadership in Education (CENTILE)​,​ has determined two 
members for the “Distinguished Educator” designation.
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Designation is determined after both internal and external peer-review of the applicants' application portfolios including documentation of evidence of outstanding performance and achievements in three of five education domains: direct teaching, advising and mentoring; instructional design/curriculum development; educational scholarship, and educational leadership.

​2018 Distinguished Educator

To be announced in the fall

FOR OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT:

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

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SCHOOL OF NURSING & HEALTH STUDIES 

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BIOMEDICAL GRADUATE EDUCATION

Dr. Zofia Zukowska Award for Excellence in Thesis Research:

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Dr. Mark Smulson Award for Excellence in Thesis Research:|

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FOR LIFETIME CONTRIBUTION TO GUMC:

To be announced in the fall.