David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator Award

Selection Process

The committee will include the Chair of the Academy for Excellence in Education, previous Harrison Award recipients, and the Senior Associate Dean for Education. The committee is advisory to the Dean who will make the final selection.

The award winner will receive a cash award each year for 5 years and the title, The David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator, for life. The recipient may use the award funds to support his/her professional activities – for salary support, travel, conferences, subscriptions, or in any other way that will support his/her excellent work.

The nomination deadline for 2021 will be published soon. 

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

Purpose

Given annually by the Academy for Excellence in Education, The David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator Award is the School of Medicine’s most prestigious teaching award, reserved for its most distinguished teachers, recognizing a lifetime of excellence in teaching.

Award Recipients

2020 David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator Award Recipient