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Health Sciences Academy of Excellence accepting nominations through Dec. 22

Do you know an outstanding colleague, or have a faculty member on your team that you feel should be recognized? Someone who has demonstrated excellence in the mission of education at WVU Health Sciences and has created opportunities for innovation, collaboration and scholarship to serve learners, patients and communities? Someone who has developed creative ways or has recognized and supported faculty for enhancing the educational mission? Please consider nominating them for induction into the Health Sciences Faculty Development Program Academy of Excellence.

Objectives of the Academy

  • To foster and promote excellence in education.
  • To bring together distinguished teachers and expand mentorship and their innovations, scholarship and ability to provide role modeling for other faculty.
  • To foster and promote excellence in education by creating collaborative networks and improving possibilities for funding.

Membership Eligibility

  • Teaching award recipients from any year that includes awards from university, department, school, state and national organizations. Members will also include graduates of the longitudinal Teaching Scholars Program.

There will be no self-nominations accepted.

To nominate a colleague or faculty member, please send an email or a letter to the Health Sciences Faculty Development Program at

In the email/letter, please include your name, department and the reason you are nominating the individual to be inducted into the Academy of Excellence. After nominations are received, the nominee will receive an email with a link with instructions to follow. All nominations are due by Friday, Dec. 22, by 4:30 p.m. ET. This will give the nominee time to fill out the application and submit documentation.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Tynetta Johnson.

Learn more about the Academy of Excellence.