Rising Star Award



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

CRITERIA

Nominees must demonstrate substantial contributions in a minimum of two 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) PAEA member program for three to seven years at the time of nomination

NOMINATION LETTER

  • A nomination letter must describe and elaborate upon how the award criteria were met in detail. The letter should include evidence of performance above and beyond the nominee’s job description

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 two of the award criteria

CURRICULUM VITAE/RESUME

  • Nominee’s complete CV or resume
NOMINATE NOW

RECOGNITION

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

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS

  • 2016 – Kristopher Maday, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2015 – Camille Loftin, UTMB, Galveston
  • 2014 – Laura Mattingly, UNTHSC, Fort Worth
  • 2013 – Kevin Schuer, University of Kentucky
  • 2012 – Jonathan Bowser, University of Colorado
  • 2011 – Debra Herrmann, George Washington University
  • 2010 – David Klocko, UTSWMC
  • 2009 – Laurel Spence, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2008 – Anthony Brenneman, University of Iowa
  • 2007 – Alison Essary, Midwestern University, Glendale
  • 2006 – Mary Warner, Yale University
  • 2005 – Constance Goldgar, University of Utah
  • 2004 – Theresa Hegmann, University of Iowa