The Society of Teaching Scholars
CONTACT: RENATA DOLBIER ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT ASSISTANT II

The Mission Statement of the Society of Teaching Scholars (STS) at the University of Florida, College of Medicine is: To honor and foster teaching and educational scholarship.

Responsibilities

Teaching scholars are asked to mentor junior faculty on teaching improvement and serve in an advisory capacity to the Faculty Development Committee and COMEC (College of Medicine Education Center). The Society also sponsors the annual “Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education Reception” along with other educational opportunities that features lectures and workshops on relevant educational topics for College of Medicine faculty. Current members of the Society are responsible for selecting new members based on nominations and a teaching portfolio.

Objectives of the Society

  • To provide a forum to recognize and reward College of Medicine faculty who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and commitment to the formation of physicians and scientists.
  • To provide an incentive for the faculty member’s professional development as an educational scholar and role model.
  • To identify a cadre of recognized experts to advise the College of Medicine on ways to enhance its educational mission, as well as to serve as mentors/role models to junior faculty, residents, and students.
  • To demonstrate the College of Medicine’s commitment to high quality teaching and learning, plus continuous quality improvement process of the educational program.
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The Mission Statement of the Society of Teaching Scholars (STS) at the University of Florida, College of Medicine is: To honor and foster teaching and educational scholarship. We are seeking nominations to select new members of the Society of Teaching Scholars for 2024. We eagerly anticipate accepting new members deserving of this special recognition and honor.

Recognition

Recipients for
Lifetime Achievement Award Hippocratic Award
Kenneth Kellner Award
Sustained Excellence in Medical Education Award

awards

2024 New Members

Jason S Fromm

Jason S Fromm M.D.

Samsun Lampotang

Samsun Lampotang PhD, FSSH, FAIMBE

Frederick S Southwick

Frederick S Southwick M.D.

Terrie Vasilopoulos

Terrie Vasilopoulos PhD

2024 Honorary Members

William T Driebe

William T Driebe M.D.

Professor

Galleries of the Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education

A fun night to award and to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of some of UF COM faculty.