The UAMS College of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Office awards two Residency Educator Awards every year:
The Residency Educator Award for Program Directors will be awarded in the amount of $5,000 to an individual that demonstrates significant contributions to the graduate medical education community and proven excellence in leadership skills at departmental or institutional levels, development of an effective learning environment based on the ACGME Core Competencies, program innovation through curriculum, development and/or teaching demonstrating strong role model and mentorship skills, and faculty development related to graduate medical education.
The Residency Educator Award for Program Coordinators will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 to an individual that demonstrates significant contributions to the graduate medical education community and proven excellence in communication and interpersonal skills with internal and external constituents, understanding of and facilitating excellence in program’s ACGME accreditation processes, organizing and coordinating activities needed to promote program excellence, and personal lifelong learning, leadership, and mentorship of others.
Nominations for 2023 are closed. Awards will be presented at the 2023 Dean’s Honor Day on Tuesday, April 25, 4:00 p.m., in Fred Smith Auditorium, 12th floor of the Stephens Spine Institute.
2023 Program Director Award Recipient
This year’s Program Director Award recipient is Dr. Mollie Meek. Dr. Meek is the Program Director for Interventional Radiology.
2023 Program Coordinator Award Recipient
This Year’s Program Coordinator Award recipient is Stephanie Veach. Ms. Veach is the program coordinator for the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Child Abuse Fellowships.