Recognizing Excellence in Education

Washington University School of Medicine is recognized among the top medical schools in the world, and this is achieved due to the many efforts of our outstanding faculty and staff. Throughout the year, faculty and staff are recognized and rewarded for their outstanding contributions to the education, clinical and research missions.


Recent awards and appointments

December 19, 2016
Dr. Doug Larsen awarded 2017-2018 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Research Award

November 28, 2016
2015-2016 Honorees Receive Distinguished Service Teaching Awards 

May 31, 2016
Whelan named Chief Medical Education Officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges

March 2, 2016
Distinguished Faculty, Goldstein honors awarded

February 7, 2016
Taff elected chairperson for Commission on Education

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Annual awards

Loeb Teaching Fellowship

Opportunity for teaching faculty to propose and implement ideas that augment the education of medical students and residents.


Proposals due to Office of Education: March 6, 2017

Goldstein Awards in Medical Student Education

Gift recognizing excellence, innovation and commitment in teaching. Faculty members are nominated by peers and students.


Nominations due to Office of Education: Fall 2017

Distinguished Service Teaching Awards

Student-initiated awards honoring course masters, lecturers, clerkship directors, attendings, and residents who most distinguish themselves as educators.


Nominations due to Office of Medical Student Education: Spring 2017

Distinguished Faculty Awards

Awards recognizing faculty members’ outstanding achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching.


Nominations due to Office of Faculty Affairs: Fall 2017