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The Dean's Office is pleased to sponsor two awards in recognition of outstanding contributions to the educational mission: The Kaiser-Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Serge and Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award, which were established in 1991 and 2009 respectively.
These are peer-reviewed awards that recognize outstanding dedication, innovation, and sustained excellence in clinical and classroom teaching.
The awards honor exceptional educators at the David Geffen School of Medicine and its affiliated hospitals who have made exceptional contributions to medical education. The awards carry a $1500 honorarium with recognition given to recipients at the annual Awards for Education Reception and during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony.
Peyman Benharash, MD / Surgery (UCLA) Chandra N. Smart, MD / Pathology & Lab. Med. (UCLA)
Christian de Virgilio, MD / Surgery (Harbor-UCLA) Monica Sifuentes, MD / Pediatrics (Harbor-UCLA) Tisha Wang, MD / Medicine (UCLA)
The Kaiser-Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching is focused on medical student education and designed for faculty who meet at least 3 of the following 4 criteria:
The Serge and Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award's primary focus is clinical teaching of medical students and residents and designed for faculty who meet at least 3 of the following 4 criteria:
Christina Kim, Assistant to the Vice Dean for Education David Geffen School of Medicine, Office of the Dean Address: 885 Tiverton Dr. #400 Mail Code: 172216 Admin Code: 1400 Email: email@example.com Phone 310-206-1815