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.
William Jon Porter Peterson, M.D.
Clinical Lecturer in Emergency Medicine
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.
Christina Chapman, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
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.
Andrew W. Tai, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology
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.
Daniel T. Cronin, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Laura Heyns Mariani, M.D., MSCE
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine-Nephrology
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.
Russell M. Pajewski, M.D.
Clinical Instructor in Internal 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.
2020 Bronze Beeper Winners
Luke Burns, M.D.
Joseph Church, M.D.
Ryan Eton, M.D.
Craig Hansen, M.D.
Aaron Iuppa M.D.
Jacob Mack, M.D.
Kevin Platt, M.D.
Versha Pleasant, M.D.
Aaron Schuh, M.D.
Virginia Sheffield, M.D.
2020 Golden Beeper Winners
Sarah Bell, M.D.
Brian Fallon, M.D.