Distinguished Mid-Career Educator Award

The Distinguished Mid-Career Educator Award will be given to clinicians and/or MS/PhD educators who have completed their training for at least 6 years and no more than 20 years ago and have demonstrated teaching excellence at the national and/or international level. In addition to recognized skills as an excellent teacher, nominees for this award will need an education portfolio with clear documentation of consistent educational scholarship and significant contributions to surgical education that are recognized to have national and/or international impact.

Documentation of educational excellence and scholarship must be provided, which may include but is not limited to:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Educational Portfolio that include documentation of the following: (1) Personal statement of educational philosophy (2) Attended educational development programs e.g. attending workshops, certification/degree programs (3) Educational productivity including: teaching activities; creation of or participation in educational curricula and/ or assessment schemes of learners (4) Educational research and scholarship (5) Education-related leadership positions within own institution (6) Documented leadership positions in national and / or international education-related organization (7) Educational awards and honors (8) Mentoring and advising
  3. Letters of nomination by the chair or dean at your institution and/or letters of support and documentation of major leadership positions from leaders in education-related national/international organizations to demonstrate how these individuals had an impact on surgical education.
  4. Letters of support from individuals mentored by the nominees.

Click HERE to apply for the Distinguished Mid-Career Educator Award