This award will be given to an outstanding clinician educator junior faculty member (Associate Professor) for an impressive body of work in geriatric education.
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.
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 biosketch (NIH-style, 4 pages maximum) and a mentoring table/summary and one or two supporting letters of recommendation. Nominations will be reviewed and the awardee selected by the Awards Committee of the AGS.
Please provide a 150-word summary statement of your nominees’ achievements which we will use in our announcements and speeches. Your summary should focus on the impact that they have had or will have on the field of geriatrics.
To recognize his/her outstanding achievement, the awardee will receive a letter documenting the award and an award certificate.