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“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

― Benjamin Franklin

 

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research presents…

The Irving Institute Mentor of the Year Award

If you have received excellent mentoring, please consider nominating your mentor by April 14, 2017.

Please include the following with your nomination: Nomination Form.

A summary of the basis for the mentor nomination (500 words or less). Some possible topics include but are not limited to fostering independence, taking interest in your professional development, and sharing professional knowledge and experience. Additional considerations will be made for areas in which you benefited such as publications, grants, and work/life balance.

Eligibility: Nominations may come from any student, postdoc and/or faculty member. Mentors must be affiliated with one of the schools on the CUMC Campus (MSPH, P&S, Dental, Nursing, or GSAS). Past awardees are ineligible (see below).

Deadline: Nomination forms and letters must be received by Friday, April 14 at 5:00p.

Be advised that mentors will receive notification of nomination and asked for additional information

The chosen Mentor of the Year will receive an award to be presented at a future CUMC event.

Awardees

karina 2016 Mentor of the Year
Karina Davidson, Ph.D
Professor of Behavioral Medicine (in Medicine and Psychiatry)
Vice Dean for Organizational Effectiveness
Director of the Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health
Columbia University Medical Center

 

Thomas 2016 Mentor of the Year
Thomas M. Jessell, Ph.D
Claire Tow Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Co-director of the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Columbia University Medical Center

 

mrax 2016 Mentor of the Year
Steven Marx, MD
Professor of Medicine (in Cardiology)
Director of the Cardiovascular Fellowship Program

 

rita 2015 Mentor of the Year
Rita Charon, MD, Ph.D
Professor of Medicine
Director of Program in Narrative Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center

 

franklin 2015 Mentor of the Year
Franklin Lowy, MD
Professor of Medicine & Pathology and Cell Biology
Visiting Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center

 

alfred 2015 Mentor of the Year
Alfred Neugut, MD, Ph.D
Myron M. Studner Professor of Cancer Research (in Medicine)
Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Director for Population Sciences at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Co-Director for the Cancer Prevention Program at New York Presbyterian Hospital

 

2013 Mentor of the Year
Larry Abbott, Ph.D
William Bloor Professor of Theoretical Neuroscience
Professor of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
Co-Director, Center for Theoretical Neuroscience
Columbia University – Department of Neuroscience

 

shane2.jpg 2012 Mentor of the Year
Elizabeth Shane, MD

Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair of Medicine for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Attending Physician, Columbia University Medical Center

 

For questions, please contact Sarah Oldham at: smo2127@cumc.columbia.edu