Distinguished Faculty Awards

The Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize outstanding achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching. They are co-sponsored by the dean’s office, the Office of Faculty Affairs, Central Administration and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Council.

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The Distinguished Educator/Mentor Award recognizes one faculty member for excellence in teaching and mentoring within each of the following categories:

  • Graduate Student Teaching (non-MD students)
  • House Staff Teaching
  • Clinical Fellow Mentoring
  • Postdoctoral Research Mentoring (PhD)

Nomination process

Washington University School of Medicine faculty and Washington University Clinical Associates (WUCA) physicians who have held a primary or courtesy appointment in a School of Medicine department or program for a minimum of five years are eligible for nomination. Additional criteria may apply.

Nomination period: Spring 2022

To nominate a faculty member, you must be a currently employed faculty member, WUCA physician or post-doctoral trainee. Graduate students, residents and clinical fellows will need to co-nominate with a School of Medicine faculty member.