Teaching Recognition Awards - $17,000
The Teaching Recognition Awards (TRA) are designed to recognize anesthesiology faculty who have demonstrated outstanding teaching skills and significant contributions to the academic community. Two separate awards, Innovation in Education and Achievement in Education, are granted annually.
Innovation in Education ($16,000): Apply Now
The Innovation in Education Award recognizes and funds novel concepts or applications that improve educational programs and advance the practice of anesthesiology. Candidates at every career stage are welcome to apply, but must demonstrate recent and documented implementation of these new educational tools and practices. Interested applicants may apply by submitting an online application.
Recent recipients of this award:
- 2013: Jeffrey Taekman, MD (Duke University)
- 2011: Lawrence Chu, MD (Stanford University)
- 2010: Edward C. Nemergut, MD (University of Virginia)
- 2009: Medge Owen, MD (Wake Forest University School of Medicine)
Achievement in Education ($1,000): The Achievement in Education Award recognizes an anesthesiology educator who has substantially changed and advanced education in medicine. Candidates at every career stage will be considered, but must demonstrate evidence of substantial national and/or international impact in medical education. Candidates for this award must be nominated and may not nominate themselves. Top nominees will be contacted for additional information.
Recent recipients of this award:
- 2013: Vincent Chan, MD, FRCPC (University of Toronto)
- 2011: Ling Qun Hu, MD (Northwestern University)
- 2010: Jonathan Benumof, MD (University of California, San Diego)
- 2009: Adam I. Levine, MD (Mount Sinai School of Medicine)
The Innovation in Education Award includes a $1,000 prize to the recipient and a $15,000 educational grant to the recipient’s institution to support the awardee’s established and ongoing educational project.
The Achievement in Education Award includes a $1,000 cash prize to the recipient.
Both recipients will receive a special invitation to attend the IARS 2014 Annual Meeting in Montreal and participate as a speaker in one of the Annual Meeting panels. Each awardee will receive:
- Complimentary meeting registration
- Round-trip coach airfare (up to $500) to/from the meeting
- Two nights (room and tax) hotel accommodations at the headquarters hotel
- Two days per diem ($100 per day)
Additionally, both awards include complimentary one-year IARS memberships for all residents in the recipientís department, including subscriptions to Anesthesia & Analgesia.
For more information about the TRA, including information on how to apply or submit a nomination, please see our TRA Guidelines.
IARS Congratulates our 2013 TRA Recipients
INNOVATION IN EDUCATION
Jeffrey M. Taekman, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Duke University, Durham, NC
"We believe the ILE@D platform is the first of a new generation of game-based tools that ultimately will revolutionize the very nature of education and assessment in the health professions."
ACHIEVEMENT IN EDUCATION
Vincent W. S. Chan, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Anesthesia
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
"Professor Chan is one of the most renowned educators in ultrasound training in five continents and has led over 150 ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia workshops."