Michael Reese Lectureship

The Michael Reese Lectureship recognizes outstanding faculty who have developed novel teaching, training techniques, bench or clinical research, or other topics relevant specifically to advancing health outcomes or healthcare.  The winner will be expected to deliver a public lecture and will receive a $2,500 honorarium. University of Chicago faculty are eligible to nominate one faculty member in this category.


BSD Faculty Member at any rank. 

Previous Award Winners


Richard Larson, MD Professor of Medicine


David Rubin, MD, Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine

  • Michelle Le Beau, PhD, Medicine (Hem/Onc)


  • Candice Norcott, PhD, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience


  • Sarosh Rana, MD, MPH, Obstetrics & Gynecology


  • Tara Henderson, MD, MPH, Pediatrics



  • 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 taken place while the person was a faculty member at the University of Chicago.
  • Current elected members of the Faculty Advisory Committee are ineligible; see list of members here.


Nomination Requirements

Nominee’s CV

    • Highlighted with activities and achievements that are relevant to this award

Nomination Letter (250-500 words)

  • The nominee’s novel contribution to advancing healthcare or healthcare outcomes
  • Why the novel contribution is innovative and important
  • How it specifically advances health outcomes or healthcare.


Nomination Submission Process

  1. Complete the Google form to notify us of your nomination HERE https://forms.gle/DyNAKH2DPyq5SgZ58
  2. Upload all required materials to BOX, HERE https://uchicago.app.box.com/f/0e2dcf68c4e6497689357768e8ba6cf3 
Nominations close on May 7th 2024.