Clinical Teaching Awards - Presented at the State of the Department Address on June 8th, 2017

Each spring the faculty, fellows, and housestaff elect a few of their colleagues as outstanding clinical teachers and the department holds an awards ceremony in conjunction with Medical Grand Rounds. The individuals below are this year's winners.
Scroll down to see recipients by division.

Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Judge Sidney H. Reiss Award for Excellence in Pulmonary Medicine - Brenda Butka, M.D.
Roger Des Prez Award for Teaching Excellence - Jon Casey, M.D.
Sam Marney Award for Excellence in Allergy & Immunology Training - Cosby Stone, M.D., M.P.H.
Allergy & Immunology Faculty Teaching Award - Jeffrey Culp, M.D.

Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine Faculty Teaching Award for Best Overall Teacher of the Year- Dan Muñoz, M.D., M.P.A. 
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow Teaching Award - Travis Richardson, M.D.
Cardiovascular Medicine Rhode's Award for Scholarly Activity - Jared O’Leary, M.D.

Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology Faculty Teaching Award - C. Michael Stein, MBChB, MRCP
Clinical Pharmacology Fellows Teaching Award - Scott Hubers, M.D.
Jason D. Morrow Clinical Pharmacology Chief Fellow - Anna Patrick, M.D.


Lloyd E. King, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award/Faculty Educator of the Year - Jeff Zwerner, M.D., Ph.D. 
Lloyd E. King, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award/Resident Educator of the Year - Vanessa Johnson, M.D. 

Diabetes Endocrinology

2017 William D. Salmon, Jr. Faculty Teaching Award -  Barbara Gisella Carranza Leon, M.D.
2017 William J. Kovacs Endocrine Fellow Award - Margaret L. Burks, M.D.


Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Impact Award - No 2017 Award

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 

Richard P. Schneider Recognition Award - Robin Dalal, M.D.
Division of GI Outstanding Teaching Award - Chris Lind, M.D.

General Internal Medicine 

F. Tremaine (Josh) Billings Faculty Teaching Award - Sandra A. Moutsios, M.D.
Outstanding Preceptor Award - Cecelia N. Theobald, M.D., M.P.H.

Genetic Medicine 

Grant W. Liddle Excellence in Teaching Award - No 2017 Award

Geriatric Medicine

Sustained Contributions to Teaching Geriatrics at VU/VUMC - James S. Powers, M.D.
Contributions to New Teaching Initiatives for Medical Students and Residents - Mariu C. Duggan, M.D.


Hematology/Oncology Most Outstanding Fellow Teacher Award - Shruti Chaturvedi, M.B.B.S.
Kenneth R. Hande, M.D. Most Outstanding Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching Students and Residents  - 
Jordan Berlin, M.D. and Leora Horn, M.D., M.Sc.

Infectious Diseases 

William Schaffner Teaching Award in Infectious Diseases -  George E. Nelson, M.D. 
Infectious Diseases Outstanding Fellow Award - Katie Davis White, M.D., Ph.D.

Nephrology and Hypertension 

Nephrology Faculty Teaching Award - Jamie Dwyer, M.D.
Nephrology Professionalism Award: Megha Salani, M.D.
Nephrology Chief Fellow Award 2017-2018 - Hunter Huston, M.D. and Devika Nair, M.D.

Rheumatology and Immunology 

Rheumatology Faculty Teaching Award - Narender Annapureddy, M.D.
Rheumatology Fellow Teaching Award - Kevin Byram, M.D.

Hugh Jackson Morgan Teaching Awards 

Best Faculty Teacher, VUH - Meredith Pugh, M.D., M.S.C.I.
Best Faculty Teacher, Veterans Affairs - Brian Christman, M.D.
Best Faculty Teacher, Ambulatory - Bernice Karnett, M.D.
Best Fellow Teacher - Asad Al Aboud, M.D.
Best Resident Teacher - JP Arroyo, M.D., Ph.D.