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Mid-Career Education Mentorship Award

This award is intended to recognize the mentoring activities of general medicine educators. 

Who Should be Nominated?

 Mentees are encouraged to submit nominations!

The target candidates are outstanding mid-career clinician educators who are actively engaged in education and mentorship of junior or peer clinician educators. These junior or peer clinician educators may be residents, fellows, and/or junior faculty, located locally or at a distance. To be eligible to receive the award, nominees must be SGIM members.

The following criteria serves as guidance for this award.  Nominees should:

  • Have developed a supportive environment for teaching and scholarship.
  • Have demonstrated a commitment to mentorship and established a track record for successful mentorship.
  • Have provided instruction on teaching skills such as curricular design, teaching methods, and learning and program assessment.
  • Be a successful advocate and guide in administrative, organizational, and professional matters for junior clinician educators.
  • Demonstrate personal concern for his/her mentees and supports their personal and professional development.
  • Value teaching in general internal medicine.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and professionalism.
  • Place an equal or greater emphasis on the professional development of his/her trainees than on self-promotion or advancement.

What do I Need to Nominate?

  • Nominee must be a SGIM member.  
  • Nominee must be mid-career to be eligible (assistant or associate professor) 
  • Two formal nomination letters, one of which must be from a current or prior mentee, each 1000 words or less, describing why the nominee should receive the SGIM Education Mentorship Award 
  • A current copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae.
  • A completed Mentorship History document.  Please click here to access this document. 

2021 Mid-Career Education Mentorship Award Winner
Jennifer Corbelli, MD

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Important Dates 

October 8, 2021

Award nominations open

December 31, 2021

Award nominations close

February 25, 2022

All award recipients are notified  

April 6-9, 2022

Award presentations and acknowledgements at the 2022 SGIM Annual Meeting

Past Recipients

2021 Jennifer Corbelli
2020 Rachel Bonnema
2019 Donna Windish
2018 Carla Spagnoletti
2017 Alda M. Gonzaga
2016 Stacy Higgins
2015  Hollis Day 
2014  Jada Bussey-Jones 
2013  Monica Lypson 
2012      Eva Marie Aagaard
2011  Vineet Arora
2010  Joseph Cofrancesco
2009  Jeff Wiese