The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine Dean's Office presents five annual awards to recognize and honor deserving Faculty members. The Faculty members are nominated by their Department Chairs and the Dean, in concert with the Awards Committee, who select the recipients. The awards are as follows:
GSM Spirit Award
This award recognizes faculty members who exemplify the spirit of UTGSM by upholding and promoting the UTGSM mission to colleagues, residents, students, staff, and the community.
Excellence and Leadership in Basic Science Research
This award is offered to recognize, reward, and reinforce outstanding investigators and to promote excellence in basic science research at UTGSM. The primary criteria are excellence and leadership in research over an extended portion of an investigative career at UTGSM.
Excellence and Leadership in Clinical Research
This award is offered to recognize, reward, and reinforce outstanding investigators and to promote excellence in clinical research at UTGSM.
Excellence in Teaching Award
This award is offered to faculty who exhibit a strong commitment to teaching while serving as a role model to residents, students, and colleagues.