Seven at Department of Medicine to Receive UA College of Medicine Teaching Awards, Oct. 25

Educators in the UA Department of Medicine will take home about a quarter of the honors to be presented at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s 38th Annual Faculty Teaching awards and the Vernon and Virginia Furrow Awards on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, noon-1 p.m.

As is tradition, the ceremony will be held in DuVal Auditorium and a light lunch will be served.

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In addition to awards, the AMES Grants for Medical Education Research are presented on behalf of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson’s Academy of Medical Education Scholars.

Come cheer on DOM faculty and housestaff, who've consistently been chosen year after year as some of the best teachers at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

■ Educator of the Year, Years 3 and 4
Amy Sussman, MD

Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

■ Outstanding Achievement in Teaching by a Clerkship
Amy Sussman, MD

Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

NOTE: Dr. Sussman also was one of three to win the Dean’s List for Excellence in Teaching, Year I Award in 2016 for the Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, & Renal Systems Block; and won a Basic Science Educator Award in 2012, 2013 and 2015.

■ Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching, Years 3 and 4
Joao Paulo Ferreira, MD

Department of Medicine, Division of Inpatient Medicine

■ Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching, Year 2
Tirdad Zangeneh, DO

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

NOTE: Dr. Zangeneh won a Clinical Science Educator Award in 2014.

■ Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching, Year 2
Randy Horwitz, MD

Department of Medicine, Division of Integrative Medicine

■ Outstanding Achievement in Teaching by a Block-Year 1
John Bloom, MD

Departments of Pharmacology and Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

NOTE: Dr. Bloom also won the Outstanding Teacher in a Block Year I Award as well as the Outstanding Achievement in Teaching by a Block Year I Award for the Cardiovascular, Pulmonary & Renal Systems Block in 2016, and has won Basic Science Educator Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2015.

■ Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching by a Houseofficer
Laith Ghazala, MD

Department of Medicine (Past Chief Resident, Internal Medicine – Tucson Campus)

■ Dean's List for Excellence in Teaching by a Houseofficer
See Wei “Sarah” Low, MBBS
Department of Medicine (Resident, Internal Medicine – Tucson Campus)

ALSO SEE:
“DOM Faculty Repeat as Winners in the 37th Annual College Teaching Awards” | Posted Nov. 3, 2016
“DOM Faculty Spotlighted in UA College of Medicine Teaching Awards Ceremony” | Posted Nov. 19, 2015

Release Date: 
10/05/2017 - 4:45pm