The Dean’s Distinguished Mentoring Award honors a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty member whose distinguished career has resulted in the mentoring of individuals who have gone on to establish independent, distinguished careers in academic medicine. Dean/CEO Paul Rothman presents a faculty member with this award annually during a lecture held in the recipient’s honor.
The 2020 Dean's Distinguished Mentoring Award Lecture
Friday, May 20, 2022, 4-5 p.m. (rescheduled from 2020 due to the pandemic)
Catherine DeAngelis, M.D.
University Distinguished Service Professor Emerita
“Health Equity: We Can't Have One Without the Other”
Richard Besser, M.D.
President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you may view it live here.
The 2022 Dean's Distinguished Mentoring Award Lecture
Thursday, June 30, 2022, 4-5 p.m.
Charles Cummings, M.D.
Distinguished Service Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
“Dr. Charles W. Cummings: Inside the Mind of a Mentor”
Charles Limb, M.D.
Francis A. Sooy professor and chief of the division of otology, neurotology and skull base surgery at the UCSF School of Medicine
2021 Award Recipient
Henry Brem, M.D.
Harvey Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of the Department of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Lecture:“From the Discovery of the First Angiogenesis Inhibitors to the Development of Controlled Drug Delivery Systems for Treating Nearly Any Disease: My Journey with Henry Brem”
Robert Langer, Sc.D.
David H. Koch Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Watch the recording.
2019 Award Recipient
Mike Weisfeldt, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Lecture:“From Academia, to Government and Industry: Lessons Learned About Biomedical Sciences”
Elias Zerhouni, M.D.
Professor Emeritus of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering
Former Executive Vice Dean, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2018 Award Recipient
George Bigelow, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Lecture:“Ending the Opioid Crisis: The Role of Science”
Nora Volkow, M.D.
Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
2017 Award Recipient
Donald Coffey, Ph.D.
Distinguished Service Professor of Urology
Professor Emeritus of Oncology, Pathology, and Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Lecture:“The Changing Landscape of Cancer Drug Resistance”
Charles Sawyers, M.D.
Chair of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
2016 Award Recipient
Guy McKhann, M.D.
First director, Department of Neurology
Founding director, Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute
Lecture: “The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain from Vienna 1900 to the Present”
Eric Kandel, M.D.
Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science, Columbia University