On May 22, UNMC honored students and faculty at the Department of Psychiatry Annual Teaching Awards. Congratulations to the winners.
The Menolascino Award is given to an M4 student who demonstrated outstanding clinical skills during their Psychiatry clerkship, and who has evidenced scholarly mastery in the field of Psychiatry. The student must demonstrate peer leadership among student colleagues that directly relates to the field of Psychiatry. The student should also express an interest in a career in Psychiatry.
Recipient: Dr. Priya Gearin
The Ember Award in UNMC Medical Student Education Excellence recognizes two Psychiatry Resident physicians whose glowing teaching quality, burning passion, and service ignites a fire in UNMC medical students.
Dr. Juvet Che, Dr. Alyssa Hickert
The Flint Award in Educational Excellence recognizes a Faculty member whose teaching quality and passion create a spark in the department.
Recipient: Dr. Daniel Gih
The Steel Award in Educational Engagement recognizes a Faculty member whose daily teaching service illuminates the department.
Recipient: Dr. Jeana Benton
Volunteer Faculty Teacher of the Year Award recognizes a volunteer Faculty member whose volunteer teaching has had a positive impact on medical student education.
Recipient: Dr. Nathan Bruce
Teacher of the Year Award recognizes a non-Faculty member in the department whose teaching has had a positive impact on medical student education.
Recipient: Leigh Cook