New Faculty Award for Professional Excellence



This award recognizes a program faculty member with three or fewer years of service who has made noteworthy contributions to PA education.

CRITERIA

Nominees must demonstrate outstanding contributions in a minimum of one of the following areas:

  • Teaching, which may include classroom, laboratory instruction, or course development
  • Scholarship, which may include grant writing, research, publications, presentations, or other scholarly and creative activities
  • Administration, which may include general administration, planning, development, or evaluation activities
  • Professional service, which may include service on committees at the program, community, state, or national level and which represents or promotes the PA profession

REQUIREMENTS AND MATERIALS

EMPLOYMENT STATUS

  • Employed at least half-time (0.5 FTE) in a member program for three or fewer years at the time of nomination

NOMINATION LETTER

  • A nomination letter must describe and elaborate in detail upon how the award criteria were met

LETTERS OF SUPPORT

  • Two letters of support must be sent and are expected to address the author’s first-hand knowledge of the nominee with relation to a minimum of one of the award criteria

CURRICULUM VITAE/RÉSUMÉ

  • Nominee’s complete CV or résumé
NOMINATE NOW

RECOGNITION

  • Complimentary 2017 PAEA Education Forum registration
  • Crystal plaque
  • Check for $500
  • Recognition at the Forum Award Ceremony

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS

  • 2016 – Jay Metzger, University of North Dakota
  • 2015 – Ryan White, Rutgers School of Health Related Professions
  • 2014 – Carrie Beebout, Saint Francis University
  • 2013 – Betsy Melcher, Duke University
  • 2012 – Nicholas Hudak, Duke University
  • 2011 – James Gunn, Midwestern University, Downers Grove
  • 2010 – Stephanie DeSandro, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2009 – Joe Schwenkler, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • 2008 – Bettie Coplan, Midwestern University, Glendale
  • 2007 – Karen Graham, University of Toledo PA Program
  • 2006 – Brenda Kaminiski, Shenandoah University
  • 2005 – Jeanie McHugo, University of North Dakota
  • 2004 – Monica Medina, Drexel University
  • 2003 – Jeanne Cavalieri, Stony Brook University
  • 2002 – Vicki Waters, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2001 – Judith Colver, UTHSC, San Antonio
  • 2000 – Thomas Woods, Saint Francis University
  • 1999 – Carmen Fox, Nova Southeastern University
  • 1998 – Susan LeLacheur, George Washington University
  • 1998 – Pat Jennings, University of Kentucky
  • 1997 – Don Frosch, Finch University/The Chicago Medical School
  • 1996 – Rose Jones, UTSWMC
  • 1995 – Merideth Hansen, Interservice Program
  • 1994 – Les Howard, University of Southern California
  • 1993 – Robert Bunnell, University of Utah