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Dean's Office Awards
Kamran S. Moghissi, M.D. Endowed Faculty Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching will be given to a faculty member who, through long and meritorious teaching of basic sciences, has left a mark of excellence and provided students with a critical understanding of the faculty member's discipline. The purpose of this award is to recognize faculty achievement, to encourage continued progress, and to provide assistance to faculty who demonstrate significant contributions to the teaching of Basic Science courses during the first two years in the School of Medicine.
Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching will be given to a faculty member who, through long and meritorious teaching of clinical or behavioral sciences, has left a mark of excellence and provided students with a critical understanding of the faculty member's discipline.
Outstanding Research Achievement Award will be given to a faculty member in a Basic Science or a Clinical Department who has made significant and career-long contributions to the advancement of an area of biomedical, behavioral, clinical, or medical research.
Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award will be given to a faculty member who has served as an outstanding mentor to other faculty at Wayne State University School of Medicine and demonstrates a gift and passion for mentoring other faculty.
Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Leadership Award will be given to an individual who has supported and/or brought recognition to women faculty members or activities for women faculty.
School of Medicine College Teaching and Research Excellence Awards
College Teaching Awards
SOM College Teaching Awards are presented to faculty based on the evaluation of instructional expertise as evaluated by students in the SOM undergraduate medical education program, residents in the graduate medical education programs and graduate students, as well as the annual department chairs' evaluation and other factors.
Research Excellence Awards
SOM Research Excellence Awards are presented annually and evenly distributed among Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors from the Basic Science and Clinical Departments based on criteria defined for each academic rank.
Award nominations are annually requested mid-winter. The awards are presented at the annual Faculty Recognition and Awards ceremony in the fall.
If you have questions about the SOM Faculty Awards Program, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at (313) 577-9877 or FAemail@med.wayne.edu.