The Chancellor’s Award for Advancing the UMMS Mission (est. 2013)

Robert Layne

 

Chancellor’s Award for Advancing the UMMS Mission (est. 2013)

The Chancellor’s Award for Advancing the UMMS Mission recognizes an individual staff member or team whose actions make a substantial impact in advancing the mission of the medical school through public service, research, teaching and health care delivery. The honorees do so with commitment to the vision and mission of UMMS; dedication to always supporting what is in the best interest of UMMS; initiative to accomplish goals using new and improved methods; vision to see opportunities for change and develop innovative solutions; and passion for achieving UMMS goals and mission.

2017: Robert Layne, MEd, director of outreach programs 
2015: Work Without Limits Employer Engagement Team, Commonwealth Medicine Division
2014: Elaine Martin, DA, director of the Lamar Soutter Library
2013: Jack Luippold, chief of police

About Chancellor's Mission Award 

The Chancellor’s Award for Advancing the UMMS Mission is bestowed annually upon an individual UMMS staff member or team whose actions make a substantial impact in advancing the mission of the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) through: public service, research, teaching, and healthcare delivery, in two or more of the following ways: 

  • Commitment  to the vision and mission of UMMS
  • Dedication to always supporting what is in the best interest of UMMS
  • Initiative to accomplish goals using new and improved methods
  • Vision to see opportunities for change and develop innovative solutions 
  • Passion for achieving UMMS goals and mission
  • Passionate engagement resulting in meaningful impact to our community
  • Relationship building in the community forging alliances and partnerships

Nomination Eligibility Criteria:

  1. UMMS benefited exempt and non-exempt employees (non-faculty) with a minimum of three years of employment. 
  2. Employee has fulfilled all job duties, and has performed “above and beyond” the scope of their position responsibilities.