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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. Following presentations by three finalists and a vote by Academy members to determine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, finalists will share a $5,000 award.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Information will be posted here in the fall.

2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS (bestowed February 2020)

3 SUBMISSIONS: 1- UTHealth, 2 - UT Southwestern

First Place:
Frederick Grinnell

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Title: Introduction to Biomedical Ethics

Second Place:
Tom Fadial, Benjamin Cooper, Jonathan Giordano, Catherine Reynolds

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Houston
Title: ECG Stampede: A gamified educational model for rapid electrocardiogram interpretation and triage

Third Place:
Kim Hoggart Krumwiede, James M. Wagner, Lynne M. Kirk, Tara Duval, Thomas Dalton, Kathryn M. Daniel, Allison S. Huffman, Beverley Adams-Huet, Craig D. Rubin

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Title: An Educational Activity for the Interprofessional Team Disclosure of Error