Clerkship Coordinator Recognition Award

Description

The ASE Clerkship Coordinator Recognition Award will be given annually to one undergraduate surgical education clerkship coordinator who best exemplifies excellence in the support and management of the surgery clerkship program at their institution.  Nominees for this award must demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Creativity, expertise, and commitment to their work within the surgery clerkship program
  • Passion for supporting medical student education and for contributing to the continuous improvement of the educational experience for medical students in surgery
  • Enthusiasm towards medical students and the surgery clerkship program
  • Leadership inside and outside their institution, including professional organizations related to medical student education
  • Commitment to the education of peers through presentations or other active roles within their institution and the Association for Surgical Education (ASE)
  • Role modeling of professional behavior
  • Effective communication and collaboration
  • Approachability

Eligibility

  • The nominee must be an active member of the ASE for more than 1 year
  • The nominee must be in the role of clerkship coordinator for more than 3 years
  • The nominee must demonstrate improved processes and or communication between medical school and department of surgery
  • The nominee must have presented material related to job description at local/national meeting
  • Winners of the ASE Coordinator Recognition Award may only win this prize once in a lifetime

Supporting materials

Prior to proceeding with this nomination, the nominator will need the following information:

  • List of the nominee’s leadership roles inside and outside their institution, including professional organizations related to medical student education.

Short essays

The nominator will need to be prepared to complete the following short essays regarding the nominee:

  • Why do you think the nominee deserves this award?
  • How has the nominee demonstrated creativity, expertise, and commitment to their work within the surgery clerkship program?
  • How has the nominee demonstrated passion for supporting medical student education and for contributing to the continuous improvement of the educational experience for medical students in surgery?
  • How has the nominee demonstrated commitment to the education of peers through presentations or other active roles within their institution and the Association for Surgical Education (ASE)?
  • How has the nominee demonstrated effective communication and approachability?
  • Please give an example of how the nominee has demonstrated an enthusiastic attitude towards medical students and the surgery clerkship program.
  • Please give an example of when the nominee has role modeled professional behavior.

Proceed to application.