Awards Criteria

Distinguished Clinician Educator Award

Criteria may include:

  1. Received Teacher of the Year (or equivalent) from residency program, medical school, university or professional society
  2. Held leadership positions in national and/or international organizations with a focus on education (including representing orthopaedics in organizations such as AAMC, AMA, RRC, COA, ORS, ABOS, AOA and AAOS)
  3. Chaired educational committees at home institution or professional organization 
  4. Acted as a mentor to other orthopaedists locally or nationally and/or internationally
  5. Has contributed to orthopaedic education nationally and/or internationally 
  6. Trainees (students, residents and fellows) in academics both nationally and internationally
  7. Pursued further education training through courses, workshops or faculty development or participated in an educational fellowship program
  8. Achieved a sustained record of significant scholarly activity in education
  9. Has authored original books, papers and chapters related to education
  10. Record of sustained involvement in graduate medical education programs such as: program director, CORD leadership, ACGME, RRC, ABOS, AOA and AAOS