Awards and Recognition
Welcome to Awards and Recognition
2017 DeWitt C. Baldwin, Jr. Award
The ACGME & Gold Foundation DeWitt C. Baldwin, Jr. Award recognizes institutions with accredited residency/fellowship programs that are exemplary in fostering a respectful, supportive environment for medical education and the delivery of patient care, which leads to personal and professional development of learners. Click here to see what this award means to the VCU Health community.
*Congratulations to Dennis E. Henson, Urology, recipient of the GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award!
VCU Health Recognition
This award recognizes outstanding contributions to graduate medical education by program directors as part of the School of Medicine Faculty Excellence Awards Program. Criteria for selection include: a fully accredited residency program; evidence of dedication and effectiveness in teaching residents/fellows; value-based and highly principled behaviors; an exemplary role model; a program with benchmark features from which the field can learn; participant in a national director's association. Click here to learn of other School of Medicine Faculty Excellence Awards.
Arnold P. Gold Foundation Awards
HUMANISM AND EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING: As part of their Student Clinician's Ceremony, third year students select up to six residents to receive The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, based on their demonstrated commitment to teaching and compassionate treatment of patients and families, students and colleagues.
LEONARD TOW HUMANISM IN MEDICINE AWARD: Beginning in 1991, this award was given to recognize a graduating medical student and a faculty member at over 85 of the nation's medical schools. The award is presented to those who exhibit humanism in their practice of medicine. Their relationships with their patients are respectful and compassionate. This is reflected in attitudes and behaviors that are sensitive to the values, autonomy, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of others.