This award will be given to an outstanding clinician educator junior faculty member (Assistant Professor/Instructor) for an impressive body of work in geriatric education.
This award is targeted to an AGS member clinician educator track junior faculty (Assistant Professors/Instructors) who are in the career development stage of their professional experience, and who have made a significant contribution to the education and training of students/trainees in geriatrics and 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; and
- 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 as written by another educator who is familiar with the candidate's work. The application should include a 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.
To recognize his/her 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.