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The AUA Residents Committee Teaching Award

Q.Why did the AUA Residents Committee establish this award?
A.The goal of the award is to annually recognize an outstanding urology educator or program director who has dedicated a portion of his/her career to teaching residents. This award also serves to recognize an individual who influences residents to pursue a career in academic medicine.

Instructions for Nominations

Q.Who is eligible for the AUA Residents Committee Teaching Award?
A.Any urology staff participating in a resident education as part of an accredited urology program in the US, Canada, or Mexico.

Q.What are the criteria for selection?
A.Criteria for selection include a demonstrated commitment to education in the following ways:

  1. participation as a PD or faculty member in an accredited urology residency program
  2. evidence of dedication and effectiveness in teaching residents
  3. behaviors which are value-based and highly principled
  4. a consummate role model

If you are re-submitting a previous nominee, an updated letter of recommendation from the resident is all that is necessary.

Preliminary Rounds – Submit the following information:

  1. A completed application
  2. 1 letter of support from a resident who has been taught by the nominee
  3. Nominee's curriculum vitae

*As part of your letter of support, please include the following information:

New! Finalists will be selected and additional materials will be requested.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

AUA Residents Committee Teaching Award Winners


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