A highlight of the annual "Innovations in Health Science Education" conference is the presentation of the Innovations in Health Science Education award.

The Award recognizes an individual or individuals who have implemented a project or program with a documented record of innovation and achievement in the last five years in undergraduate or graduate health science education, encompassing all of the health science disciplines, including educational programs for medical students, medical residents, undergraduate and graduate nursing students, dental students, public health professionals, and allied health professionals.

The Award will be presented at the annual "Innovations in Health Science Education Conference." Awards' finalists make a brief formal presentation of their projects at the conference, followed by determination of the final rankings and presentation of the monetary award of $5000.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Strict Proposal Deadline of October 10, 2014 at 5pm.




First Place:
Shawn P.E. Nishi, M.D.
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Title: Development of an Ultrasound-Guided Procedures Simulation Education Course at the University of Texas Medical Branch

Second Place:
David Greenberg, M.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Title:Developing Innovative Virtual Learning in the Microbiology Course at UT Southwestern

Third Place:
Moshtagh R. Farokhi, D.D.S., M.P.H., F.A.G.D., F.A.D.I.; Birgit Junfin Glass, D.D.S, M.S.; Ruth Berggren, M.D.; Andrew Muck, M.D., and Roseann Kay Vivanco, M.S.N., R.N.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Title: An Interprofessional Collaborative Practice with a Community Service Learning Approach towards Health Advocacy and Social Justice


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