Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Educator of the Year Award

Purpose

This award will be given to an outstanding clinician educator junior faculty member (Associate Professor) for an impressive body of work in geriatric education.

Eligibility 

This award is targeted to a mid-career clinician educator (Associate Professor) who has made significant contributions to the education and training of students/trainees in geriatrics and in health professions schools. The ideal candidate will have met some or all of the following criteria:

  • Significant contribution to the teaching of students/trainees;
  • Significant contribution to mentoring and providing career advice to students/trainees/junior faculty; and/or
  • Significant contribution to educational program development.

Teaching expertise as well as educational program development is valued in the selection of the recipient for this honor. 

Nomination Process

The nomination should consist of a primary letter of nomination outlining the candidate's contributions written by another educator who is familiar with the candidate’s contributions. The application should also include the candidate's curriculum vitae and one or two supporting letters of recommendation. Nominations will be reviewed and the awardee selected by the Awards Committee of the AGS. 

Award

To recognize this outstanding achievement, the awardee will receive a letter documenting the award and a framed certificate will be presented during the Awards Ceremony at the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting.

Award Submission

The award submission deadline has passed. Award nominations for next year will open following the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting.