Dean’s Excellence in Faculty Research Award

Purpose

To recognize excellence in School of Medicine faculty research efforts at the individual and team levels.
Individual awards: Up to 4 yearly.  Team awards: 3 or more faculty members consist of a team – Potential of 1 per year.

Award

$1,500 for individual awards;
for the team science award,
$1,500 for each faculty team member,
up to $6,000/year.

Deadline

late June, 2020 (date TBD)

Award Presentation

The award winners will be announced by the Dean. The Dean will notify each awardee’s Department Chair and the Dean’s Office will be responsible for appropriate publicity in University and non-University publications.

 

Senior Faculty Awards

Purpose

To recognize excellence in senior SOM faculty research efforts at the individual level.

Who May Nominate

Nominations may be submitted from any School of Medicine faculty member, but faculty are not
permitted to self-nominate for this award.

Criteria

Nominees should be selected for faculty accomplishments in research, including both career and recent exceptional contributions to scientific research (basic, clinical and translational). Nominees must demonstrate exemplary compliance with the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values.

Nomination Packet Should Include
Packet Submittal

Send an electronic copy of the nomination packet as a single PDF to David Driscoll.
Questions?
Contact Ashley Ayers
(434) 924-8497

Submit A Packet
  • the nominee’s curriculum vitae
  • a nominating letter: the nominating letter should include a description of the faculty’s significant work, including career and recent contributions to scientific research and the impact to their field and to the larger scientific community (including but not limited to citations, h factor, translational significance, ways in which they have enabled new areas of research or technologies, collaborations).
  • A statement from the nominee’s department chair or division chief that attests to the nominee’s exemplary demonstration of the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values
  • no more than 3 supporting letters.

Selection Process

The selection committee is comprised of the Senior Associate Dean for Research, the Assistant Dean for Research, and members of the Research Advisory Committee. The committee is advisory to the Dean who will make the final selection.

 

 

Junior Faculty Awards

Purpose

To recognize excellence in junior SOM faculty research efforts at the individual level.

Who May Nominate

Nominations may be submitted from any School of Medicine faculty member, but faculty are not
permitted to self-nominate for this award.

Criteria

Nominees should be selected for faculty accomplishments in scientific research (basic, clinical and translational). Nominees must demonstrate exemplary compliance with the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values.

Who Is Eligible
  • Any junior School of Medicine faculty member who conducts research. (Assistant or Associate Professors, not tenured).
  • Nominees must demonstrate exemplary compliance with the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values.
  • Faculty may not nominate themselves for this award.
Selection Process

The selection committee is comprised of the Senior Associate Dean for Research, the Assistant Dean for Research, and members of the Research Advisory Committee. The committee is advisory to the Dean who will make the final selection.

Nomination Packet Should Include
Packet Submittal

Send an electronic copy of the nomination packet as a single PDF to David Driscoll.
Questions? Contact Ashley Ayers – (434) 924-8497

Submit A Packet
  • the nominee’s curriculum vitae
  • A letter of nomination. The nominating letter should include a description of the faculty’s significant work, with emphasis on recent accomplishments, translational significance, and the current and potential impact to their field and the scientific community
  • A statement from the nominee’s department chair or division chief that attests to the nominee’s exemplary demonstration of the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values

 

 

 

Team Science Research Award

Purpose

To recognize excellence in SOM faculty team research efforts.

Who May Nominate

Nominations may be submitted from any School of Medicine faculty member that is not a part of the nominated team.

Who Is Eligible

The award will be given to a team of researchers working across disciplines and departments, for a project (grant, manuscript, clinical trial, etc) that has made significant research contributions with notable scientific and/or clinical impact.

Criteria

Nominated teams must have made significant research contributions with notable scientific and/or clinical impact. Nominees must demonstrate exemplary compliance with the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values.

Selection Process

The selection committee is comprised of the Senior Associate Dean for Research, the Assistant Dean for Research, and members of the Research Advisory Committee. The committee is advisory to the Dean who will make the final selection.

Nomination Packet Should Include
Packet Submittal

Send an electronic copy of the nomination packet as a single PDF to David Driscoll.
Questions? Contact Ashley Ayers – (434) 924-8497

Submit A Packet
  • A letter of nomination. The nominating letter should include a description of the team’s significant work, including contributions of each member of the team to the effort, the contributions to scientific research and the impact to their field and to the larger scientific community.  Translational projects will be given preference.
  • A curriculum vitae for all faculty team members
  • A letter of support from each team member’s department chair
  • No more than 3 supporting letters
  • A statement from the team’s department chair or division chief that attests to the nominee’s exemplary demonstration of the UVA Health System’s ASPIRE values