Faculty Awards

Senior Year Award

This award is given each year to the faculty member below the rank of associate professor who, in the opinion of the graduating class, has best upheld the ideals of medical education. The recipient’s name is inscribed on a plaque which is displayed in the Taubman Health Sciences Library.

            Adam Baruch, M.D.
               Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The American Medical Women's Association Gender Equity Award

This award honors faculty members who promote equality in the education and training of physicians by assuring equal opportunities for women and men to study and practice medicine. The selection of the recipient(s) is made by our local AMWA chapter. The recipient’s name is inscribed on a plaque which is displayed in the Taubman Health Sciences Library.   

             Daphna Stroumsa, M.D., M.P.H.
               Clinical Lecturer of Obstetrics and Gynecology                 

Elizabeth Crosby Award

This award honors Elizabeth Crosby, Ph.D., the Medical School’s pioneering and much-beloved teacher of Neuroanatomy. This award is presented to a Medical School faculty member for outstanding teaching of medical students in the basic sciences. The Galens Medical Society selects the recipient of this award. The recipient’s name is inscribed on a plaque which is displayed in the Taubman Health Sciences Library.  

            Madelyn Lew, M.D.     
               Associate Professor of Pathology          

Kaiser-Permanente Awards for Excellence in Teaching

Two awards are given each year, one for preclinical teaching and one for clinical teaching. The recipients are honored for their dedication to quality teaching, enthusiasm for students, and their continuing effort to improve the knowledge and experience of each medical student. Each recipient has his or her name displayed on a plaque in the Taubman Health Sciences Library and receives a certificate and a cash award made possible by a gift from the Kaiser Foundation.

            Lauren Heidemann, M.D. 
               Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
            Cornelius James, M.D.
               Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation

This award honors one faculty member who best demonstrates the ideals of outstanding compassion in the delivery of care and respect for patients, their families, and health care colleagues, as well as demonstrated clinical excellence. The recipient receives a certificate and a cash award made possible by a gift from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

            Michael D. Fetters, M.D., M.P.H., M.A.       
               Professor of Family Medicine

Bronze Beeper and Golden Beeper Awards

The Michigan Medicine Alumni Society (MMAS), in conjunction with the Galens Medical Society, annually recognize the resident physicians viewed as the best teachers, leaders and patient care providers by presenting them with Golden and Bronze Beeper Awards. The awardees are selected by a vote of M3 and M4 Galens members. Those top fourteen house officers who are most responsive to the needs and requests of the students receive a Beeper Award. Two Golden Beeper Awards, along with a cash prize, are presented to the male and female house officer who received the most votes. Twelve Bronze Beeper Awards, along with a cash prize, are presented to the top house officers to recognize their outstanding teaching and on-going support of students during clinical training in the hospital.

2022 Bronze Beeper Winners          

Kristian Black, M.D.
Jake Claflin, M.D.
Ana De Roo, M.D.
Brian Fry, M.D.
Max Griffith, M.D.
Logan Herbert, M.D.
AnneMarie Opipari, M.D.
Nick Raja, M.D.
Colin Russell, M.D.
Steven Xie, M.D.
Katie Zurales, M.D.

2022 Golden Beeper Winners    

Tessa Adzemovic, M.D.
Luke Burns, M.D.