Golden Apple Awards Ceremony Celebrates Students, Faculty
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MARCH 13, 2014—Georgetown University School of Medicine (new window) students and faculty members were honored at the 36th Annual Golden Apple Awards. This year’s event took place March 8 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington.
Golden Apple Awards
Each class presents the Golden Apple Award annually to a faculty member whose outstanding professional and personal qualities have enhanced the medical education of members of the class.
Faculty Affiliate Award
A faculty affiliate is a physician outside of Georgetown who has made a significant contribution to our clinical medical education and provided mentorship to medical students during their rotations.
Manesh Nachnani, MD (new window)
Virginia Hospital Center
Mother of Pearl Award
Each year students select several residents for their humanism and dedication to teaching. These residents are honored for having given the “String of Teaching Pearls” to these future physicians. Of these residents, one receives the Mother of Pearl Award.
The Geza M. Illes Award
The Geza M. Illes Award honors an outstanding first-year teacher who serves as an inspirational role model in the field of gross anatomy.
Physiology Teacher of the Year Award
Students in the Special Masters Program in Physiology present the Physiology Teacher of the Year Award to a faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional qualities as an educator.
The Doctoring Award
The Doctoring Award recognizes a faculty member, module director or leader in a doctoring module whose outstanding teaching, professional and personal qualities have enhanced the medical education of the members of the class.
Cura Personalis Award
The Cura Personalis Award recognizes exemplary individuals who embody the spirit of professionalism and cura personalis both in and out of the classroom.
John C. Rose Award
The John C. Rose Award is presented annually to a member of the faculty or administration who has demonstrated outstanding service to the school and has contributed to the improvement of medical education and student life.
Jeanne V. Walther Award for Administrative Excellence
The student leaders select an administrator who has displayed outstanding service to receive this award.
Golden Orchard Inductees
Membership in the Golden Orchard is an honor shared by those individuals whose sustained dedication to teaching has earned them three or more Golden Apple Awards.
Golden Apple Awards committee
By Sarah Reik