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Collegiate Teaching Award

Purpose

The purpose of the Collegiate Teaching Award is to annually recognize a faculty for unusually significant and meritorious achievements in teaching. Nominations are welcome from students, colleagues, or department executive officers.

Criteria

Nominees must be Tenure- track or Clinical- track faculty members with a primary appointment in the College of Medicine who have been on faculty for at least 3 years. Faculty members who received this award in the last three years should not be nominated this year.

The nomination packet should include (in this order):

  1.  A letter from the nominator describing the nominee's activities and accomplishments which demonstrate unusually significant and meritorious achievement in teaching during the academic years:  2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023 (and anticipated Fall 2023). Use the format below [2 page maximum].
    • How does this nominee's teaching practices (including clinical lab or other formal settings) enhance student learning? As part of this discussion, please describe and evaluate the nominee's teaching materials and teaching activities.
    • How does this nominee's other contact with students (mentoring, advising, sponsoring of creative and/or scholarly achievements, etc.) contribute to students’ development (intellectual growth, creative achievement, research, externships, publications, etc.). 
  2. A brief statement of nominee's teaching philosophy (1 page). **Information to be provided by or with consent of the nominee.
  3. A description of the nominee’s teaching activities in the College of Medicine during the academic years listed above including courses, mentoring, advising, curriculum development, or scholarly work related to medical and biosciences education. This description should be in outline or tabular form. **
  4. An inclusive summary of student evaluations of the nominee's teaching (course or clerkship evaluations, etc.) for the past 3 years. The summary should include quantitative data and representative narrative comments.  Quantitative data should include sufficient information to allow reviewers to interpret the data, such as mean and standard deviation or range of scores, description of the rating scale and the number/type of students in the sample. **Note: please put the student evaluation summary in a separate document or on its own page(s) in the nomination packet. Information from the nomination letter may be used to communicate about award recipients, and should not include confidential materials.
  5. A supporting letter by a colleague describing the nominee's excellence in teaching during the above academic years. [limit to 1 page]
  6. Letters written by no more than four students (may include residents) consisting of supporting paragraphs about the nominee's strengths and qualities as a teacher.

The nominee should also sign the cover page to indicate permission to release the information contained in the application.

The material for each nominee may not exceed 10 pages. The cover page is not included in this count. Nomination materials should be emailed to CCOM-OFAD@uiowa.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022.  Incomplete applications or those that exceed length limits may not be reviewed. 

Awardees


Year

Name

Department

2022-2023

Donald Brown, MD
Jon Houtman, PhD
Liuska Pesce, MD
Amal Shibli-Rahhal, MD

Internal Medicine
Microbiology and Immunology
Stead Family Department of Pediatrics
Internal Medicine

2021-2022

Michael Colburn, MD, MEd

Stead Family Department of Pediatrics-General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

2020-2021

Richard Roller

Microbiology and Immunology

2019-2020

Brian Gehlbach
Madeline Shea

Internal Medicine
Biochemistry

2018-2019

Harold Adams
Anthony Brenneman
David Price
Andrew Russo

Neurology
Physician Assistant Studies
Biochemistry
Molecular Physiology and Cell Biology

2017-2018

Jason Barker
Ernesto Fuentes

Internal Medicine
Biochemistry

2016-2017

Darren Hoffmann
Chad Tracy
Karolyn Wanat
Mark Wilson

Anatomy and Cell Biology
Urology
Dermatology
Internal Medicine

2015- 2016

Matthew Krasowski
Gregory Schmidt
Marc Wold

Pathology
Internal Medicine
Biochemistry

2014- 2015

Pamela Geyer
Barry Kasson
Joseph Szot
Joseph Turek

Biochemistry
Pharmacology
Internal Medicine
Cardiothoracic Surgery

2013- 2014

Kris DeMali
Sundar Krishnan
Colleen Stockdale
Manish Suneja

Biochemistry
Anesthesia
Obstetrics/Gynecology
Internal Medicine

2012- 2013

Chris Goerdt
John Sharp
M. Todd Washington

Internal Medicine
Surgery
Biochemistry

2011- 2012

Rory Fisher
Gerald Jogerst
Wendy Maury
Daniel Weeks
William Yost

Pharmacology
Family Medicine
Microbiology
Biochemistry
Internal Medicine

2010- 2011

Dale Bieber
Darren Hoffmann
Lori L. Wallrath

Internal Medicine
Anatomy and Cell Biology
Biochemistry

2009- 2010

Gwen Beck
Haraldine (Dee Dee) Stafford

Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

2008- 2009

Lisa Antes
Steven Craig
Adrian Elcock
Jill Endres

Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Biochemistry
Family Medicine

2007- 2008

George Bergus
John Fieselmann
Peg Nopoulos
Janeta Tansey

Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Psychiatry
Psychiatry

2006- 2007

David Asprey
Christopher Cooper
John Ely
Kristi Ferguson

Physician Assistant Program
Urology
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine

2005- 2006

David Bedell
Jo A. Benda
Rebecca Hegeman

Family Medicine
Pathology
Internal Medicine