School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Faculty Awards Descriptions

Information and due dates for the Wayne State University Awards for faculty and academic staff may be found on the Awards, Honors and Grants page of the WSU Website.

 

The Faculty Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching is presented 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.  The 2016 recipient of the faculty award for Excellence in Clinical Science Teaching is Karoline Puder, MD

 
 
The Outstanding Research Achievement Award is presented 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.  The 2016 recipient of the faculty award for Outstanding Research Achievement is Donal O'Leary, PhD
 
 
 
The Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award is presented 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.  The 2016 recipient of the faculty award for Outstanding Faculty Mentor is Michael Bannon, PhD
 
 
 
The Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award is presented to an individual who has supported and/or brought recognition to women faculty members or activities for women faculty.  The 2016 recipient of the Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award is Patricia Bown, MD
 
 
 
 
The Kamran S. Moghissi, M.D., Endowed Faculty Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching is presented 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. The 2016 recipient of the Kamran S. Moghissi, M.D. Endowed Faculty Award for Excellence in Basic Science is Noreen Rossi, MD
 
 
The 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. View 2016 Award Recipients | View Past Recipients
 
 
Six 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. View 2016 Award Recipients | View Past Recipients
 
If you have questions about the SOM Faculty Awards Program, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at (313) 577-9877 or by email to FAEmail@med.wayne.edu.