Distinguished Community Service and Advocacy Award

Nominations have now closed.
Purpose: The objective of this award is to recognize faculty members who have enhanced the quality of life in the community by contributing their personal time, effort, resources and expertise and/or by leveraging institutional resources and collaborations for the
betterment of the community. Award can recognize either service to the local community and/or to another community or communities. Each faculty may nominate one junior and one senior faculty member in this category.
1 Junior Faculty Award (Instructors or Assistant Professsors)
1 Senior Faculty Award (Associate or Full Professors)

Eligibility:

  • Candidate must be a current member of the employed (non-voluntary) faculty at the University of Chicago and hold their primary appointment in a BSD department
  • The work for which the candidate is being nominated must have occurred while a faculty member at the University of Chicago
  • The candidate’s work must be acknowledged within the community that has benefited from it
  • Current elected members of the Faculty Advisory Committee are ineligible; see list of members here

Nomination Submission Requirements:

  • 2 letters of nomination (nominations may be initiated either by a person from the community or by a faculty member and the person who initiates the nomination is responsible for securing the second letter of support)
    – Letter of nomination from a faculty member (250-500 words) describing the candidate’s contribution(s) and impact on community as well as details about the nature, extent, duration and impact of community service
    – Letter of nomination from a member of the community (250-500 words) describing the candidate’s contribution(s) and impact on community as well as details about the nature, extent, duration and impact of community service
  • CV of the nominee

 

Award Winners

2019
  • Mai Pho, MD, Medicine
  • Rita Rossi-Foulkes, MD, Medicine
2011 - 2018

2018

  • Shellie Williams, MD, Medicine
  • Deborah Burnet, MD, Medicine and Pediatrics

2017

  • Anna Volerman, MD, Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Bradley Stolbach, PhD, Pediatrics

2015

  • Jill Glick, MD, Pediatrics

2014

  • Monica Vela, MD (senior), Medicine

2013

  • Arshiya Baig, MD, MPH, Medicine
  • Daniel Johnson, MD, Pediatrics

2012

  • Monica Peek, MD, MPH, Medicine
  • Karen Kim, MD, Medicine

2011

  • Doriane C. Miller, MD, Medicine