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Educational Recognition Awards and The Last Lecture on April 10

By Bryan Goodchild and Sandra Gray

UMass Medical School Communications

April 09, 2012

Continuing a new take on a longstanding tradition that was incorporated for the first time last year, The Last Lecture will be delivered at the 2012 Educational Recognition Awards. Jerry (William A.) Durbin, MD, professor of pediatrics and medicine, who was honored with the lectureship when he was awarded the 2011 Chancellor’s Medal for Teaching at Convocation last fall, will present “Teaching on the wards and clinics . . . Where is that disk?”

Celebrating the educational achievements of faculty from all three schools at UMass Worcester, the fourteenth annual awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 10, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Faculty Conference Room.

Chancellor Michael F. Collins and Dr. Durbin talk about the honor and the upcoming lecture in this video.

The Educational Recognition Awards will be presented prior to the lecture. The recipients are:

Lamar Soutter Award for Excellence in Education:
Frank J. Domino, MD, and William E. Royer, PhD
Educational Achievement (Star) Award:
LInC Trustees:
Neil Aronin, MD; Robert A. Baldor, MD; John Dickey, MD; Deborah Field, MD; Melissa A. Fischer, MD; Patricia D. Franklin, MD; Susan B. Gagliardi, PhD; David S. Hatem, MD; Julie A. Jonassen, PhD; Michele P. Pugnaire, MD; Jillian Smith, MD; Thomas W. Smith, MD; and Dawn S. Tasillo, MD
ICE Co-Directors: Michael C. Fahey, MD, and Christina H. Hernon, MD
Patient Teacher:
Sharon Goulding

Dean’s Award:
John L. Sullivan, MD, and Raymond M. Welsh, PhD
Faculty Award: Stephenie C. Lemon, PhD; Daniel N. Bolon, PhD; A. J. Marian Walhout, PhD; and Scot Wolfe, PhD

Dean’s Award:
Eileen F. Terrill, PhD, ANP-BC
Distinguished Faculty Award: Kimberly Silver, DNP, MSN, RN; Jill M. Terrien, PhD, APRN-BC; and Carol A. Bova, PhD, RN, ANP 

Related link on UMassMedNow: 
In Convocation address, Chancellor Collins calls for more support of research funding, honors outstanding faculty

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