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IEE Education Awards for Outstanding Achievement

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Edward Miller receives Abeloff Award

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is rich with talent. We have great teachers, educators and leaders. The IEE Education Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate our outstanding educators and acknowledge great achievements in education. ALL awards are open to any full or part-time faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and are peer nominated, reviewed and selected. Each award recipient will receive a certificate, recognition on the IEE website "Awards" page, and a $1000 honorarium.

Recipients will be announced at the IEE Education Conference and Celebration.

NOMINATIONS NOW CLOSED
FOR ALL AWARDS

Lifetime Achievement in Education

Martin D. Abeloff Award for Lifetime Achievement in Medical and Biomedical Education

Marty Abeloff
Martin D. Abeloff

The highest of the IEE's honors is named for Dr. Martin D. Abeloff whose long and illustrious career at Johns Hopkins left an indelible mark. Dr. Ableoff, began at Hopkins in 1966, and held many educational and leadership positions. From 1992 until his passing, he served as Director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. He was a visionary leader, superb physician and educator, and world class scholar. He was a much respected colleague and mentor. Dr. Abeloff led the Committee on Educational Values and Rewards, established by Dr. Edward Miller, to study the strengths, challenges and future of our educational mission. Upon his death in 2007, in his memory and honor, the committee was renamed the Martin D. Ableoff Committee on Educational Values and Rewards, which had as its overarching recommendation the establishment of the Institute for Excellence in Education.

This award is selected and bestowed by the IEE Board of Directors.

Candidates must have a current or former association with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and have demonstrated commitment to and extensive achievement in medical and/or biomedical education.

The application must include:

  1. Educational innovation and Scholarship
    • Leadership Accomplishments
    • Program Development
    • Mentoring Accomplishments
    • Teaching Excellence
  2. A detailed letter indicating the nominee's accomplishments and impact in medical and/or biomedical education. You may focus on any area (s):
  3. The candidate's association with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, such as a current or former student, trainee or faculty member
  4. A description of the broad impact of the candidate and his/her work. Candidates should have demonstrated respect for diversity and inclusiveness
  5. A copy of the nominee's Curriculum Vitae

NOMINATIONS CLOSED

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Education Awards for Outstanding Achievement

We believe we have outstanding educators and want to celebrate their great achievements. The IEE has modified the awards process for further enhance the award's value. IEE's Education Awards for Outstanding Achievement are available to all faculty, both full- and part-time.

Nominations can be made by any of the following groups, and should be submitted to the candidate's department director for final approval. Nomination packages must be completed and received by the IEE by 5 p.m. on January, 24th, 2014.

Submit nominations to the IEE from:

  • Department Director (or his/her designee)
  • Division Chief or designee
  • Departmental Promotions Committee
  • Residency/Fellowship Program Director
  • Member(s) of Genes to Society Curriculum Committee
  • Course/Clerkship Director
  • Member(s) of EPCC - Student Assessment and Program Evaluation Committee
  • MA/PhD Committee
  • Part-time Faculty Advisory Committee

The person making the nomination needs to ensure that the nomination packet is complete and has all the necessary supporting documentation (see specific requirements for each award below) and include the following:

  • Indicate for which award the nomination is being made
  • Clearly indicate the nominees name and contact information

Education Award Categories


Lisa J. Heiser Award for Junior Faculty Contribution in Education

Lisa Heiser
Lisa J. Heiser

This award is named in honor of Lisa J. Heiser, MA, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development and Equity, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2006-2011. Lisa was the embodiment of what makes Johns Hopkins Medicine special; smart and multitalented, combining fierce tenacity and commitment with tremendous personal warmth, friendliness and collegiality. In the short time that Lisa served as assistant dean, she developed an impressive portfolio of programs and initiatives that have transcended the founding vision of her office, fostering the development of all faculty members. This award will only accept peer nomination. The Heiser award will be given to a junior faculty member, in her/his career 5 years or less on faculty, who has made an outstanding contribution in medical/biomedical education, and shown great promise for future meaningful contributions to medical and biomedical education.

The application packet must include:

A detailed nomination letter stating reasons the faculty member merits recognition. Remarks should focus on one or more area(s) from those listed below in which the candidate has excelled:

  1. Teaching Excellence/Quantity
    • Mentoring Accomplishments
    • Program Development & Leadership Accomplishments
    • Educational Scholarship
    • Professional Development as an Educator
    • Teaching Philosophy
    • Educational Grants/Funding
    • Other
  2. At least one (maximum of two) additional letters of support
  3. From Nominee:
    • One page statement of Teaching Philosophy
    • CV

The application packet may also include:

  1. Brief Educators' portfolio (10 pages max, or electronic)

NOMINATIONS CLOSED

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Teaching Awards

Teaching

These awards are intended to recognize outstanding achievement in teaching.The IEE considers teaching to be contact time with learners in a large group, small group or clinical setting. Three awards are given:

  • one for those on faculty less than 10 years;
  • one for those on faculty 10 or more years;
  • one specifically for part-time faculty.

The application packet must include:

  1. Nomination Letter
  2. Two to three additional letters of support including one from a peer and one from a learner
  3. From Nominee:
  • Summary Evaluation of Teaching (one to two pages maximum)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy (one page maximum)
  • CV

The application packet may also include:

  • Brief Educators' portfolio (10 page max, or electronic)
  • Names/dates of learners mentored and their accomplishments

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Leadership and Mentoring Award

This award is intended to recognize outstanding achievement in mentoring. The recipient will be selected based on the training experiences and success of the nominee's mentees, not the nominee's career achievements per se. For the purpose of this award, mentoring is defined as the process of guiding, supporting, and promoting the training and career development of others. Mentors may contribute in many areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Intellectual growth and development
  • Career development
  • Professional guidance
  • Advocacy

The application packet must include the following:

  1. Nomination Letter addressing the candidate's contributions with as much specificity as possible to demonstrate the dedication of the mentor to the success of his/her trainees
  2. CV of the nominee
  3. If not included in the CV, a representative list of trainees mentored, including information regarding their outcome (such as degree(s) earned, job placement and/or current positions)
  4. An abstract of up to 250 words summarizing the achievements that form the basis for the nomination
  5. Two to three additional letters of support including one from a peer and one from a mentee

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Educational Scholarship Award

Books

The Educational Scholarship Award is designed primarily for the faculty member who has a corpus of educational scholarship work. We seek to define scholarship as broadly as possible and include not only publications, but also workshops, other dissemination and contributions to other institutions.

The application packet must include the following:

  1. Nomination letter which provides a description of the body of work including articles and other scholarship in education
  2. One or two additional letters of support
  3. CV of the nominee
  4. An annotated bibliography

The application packet may also include:

  1. H scores if available
  2. Samples of scholarship
  3. Brief educator's portfolio (10 page max, or electronic)

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Educational Innovation Award

This award will recognize an individual or, in the rare case, a two-person team, for having developed a resource that directly improves medical or biomedical education. This award is meant to encourage faculty members of the Hopkins community to creatively apply their talents to improve the academic needs of students on a national scale.

The application packet must include the following:

  1. 200-500 word description of the innovation, or series of innovations, for which recognition is deemed to be appropriate. This document should also contain a description of the innovation (three sentences or less), with commentary on how and why the innovation is different from other solutions, and the impact the project has had on medical and biomedical education
  2. CV of the nominee

The application may also include:

  1. A link/sample/access to the innovation(s)

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Educational Program Award

New this year, the IEE will recognize a noteworthy medical or biomedical teaching program which has been implemented for five years or less. Such a program is generally developed and supported by a team of three or more faculty educators, learners and staff, not a sole individual. Programs will be judged on their impact on learners, including learner satisfaction, educational outcomes attained, and scholarship and recognition.

The application packet must include the following:

  1. Nomination letter and two letters of support. The nomination letter should include a description of the program, the team and the impact of the program including outcomes, satisfaction, scholarship and/or recognition. The primary nominator may select the sources for the additional letters
  2. Two additional letters of support. One of these two should be from an individual who has been a learner in the program
  3. Course evaluation, including summary numeric scores and no more than two pages of narrative comments from course participants

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Note: Previous winners of a specific award category are not eligible for the same award for a period of five years.

 
 
 
 
 

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