The 2016 Outstanding Community Engagement Award recipient is Dan P. O’Donnell, M.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine.
The Faculty Community Relations Committee (FCRC) Award for Outstanding Community Engagement was established to recognize and encourage exceptional community engagement by IUSM faculty in activities such as, but not limited to, volunteerism, community based learning or research, outreach, partnerships, and curricular engagement.
One recipient will be selected and be honored with a monetary award and be recognized at the 2016 Fall Faculty Meeting.
The recipient will excel in creative leadership, innovation and long-term effectiveness in advancing the FCRC’s and IUSM’s Mission and academic and clinical endeavors in the community, and will position the IUSM as a leader in the community engagement field.
The applicant should work with at least one community partner external to the University, be operating within the target community with measurable results, and have demonstrated capacity building. Preference will be given to applicants who contribute to scholarship, teaching and/or research. Additional criteria that will be considered include applicants who:
Any Faculty member (at any level) of the IUSM who has been employed for at least 12 months may nominate someone for, or be nominated for the award. Previous award recipients are not eligible to apply for this award cycle. However, previous nominations are encourage to resubmit. Self-nominations are welcome.
There will be an open call for nominations in INScope, electronic list serves, and via the OFAPD website. Nominations should be submitted to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (OFAPD) by mail or email at email@example.com.
The nomination packet must include:
Nominations will be reviewed and selected by the Faculty Community Relations Committee members.
Nominations are due by July 29, 2016
Award winners will be announced at the 2016 Fall Faculty Meeting
|2015 Winner: Nancy L. Swigonski, M.D., Professor, School of Public Health, Professor of Pediatrics|
|2014 Winner: Ernest F. Talarico, Jr., Ph.D., Associate Director for Education, IUSM-Northwest-Gary, Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology, IUSM-Nortwest-Gary|