2022

Awards listed on this page reflect School-wide honors received in the 2022 calendar year by current members of the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, including faculty, staff, and students.
 

HMS Scholars in Medicine Excellence in Student Mentoring Award

These awards were presented by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership on September 15, 2022.

Rebecca Hartman, assistant professor of dermatology, Brigham and Woman's Hospital

 Gezzer Ortega, instructor in surgery, Brigham and Woman's Hospital

 Catherine Wu, professor of medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Learn more about the HMS Scholars in Medicine Excellence in Student Mentoring Awards, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.

 


Daniel D. Federman Teaching Awards

These awards were presented at the Daniel D. Federman Teaching Awards Ceremony on October 24, 2022.

Donald O’Hara Faculty Prizes for Excellence in Teaching (Harvard Medical School)

Kathryn Hibbert, assistant professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dana Stearns, assistant professor of emergency medicine and surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital  

Charles McCabe Faculty Prizes for Excellence in Teaching (Harvard Medical School)

Barbara Gottlieb, associate professor of medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Emmanuel Mensah, instructor in medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Fairborn Maseeh Award for Innovative Medical Education (Harvard Medical School)

Randy King, Harry C. McKenzie Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School

Leo A. Blacklow Award (Mount Auburn Hospital)

Edward Marianacci, assistant professor of radiology, Mount Auburn Hospital

Stephen B. Calderwood, MD Medical Student Teaching Award (Massachusetts General Hospital)

Trevin Lau, assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Sandra & Arnold Gold Award for Humanistic Teaching (Cambridge Health Alliance)

Todd Griswold, assistant professor of psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance

Bernard Lown Award for Excellence in Teaching (Brigham and Women's Hospital)

Andrew Eyre, instructor in emergency medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Robert P. Masland, Jr., Award for Excellence in Teaching (Boston Children’s Hospital)

David Hunter, professor of ophthalmology, Boston Children’s Hospital

S. Robert Stone Award for Excellence in Teaching (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)

Neal Biddick, instructor in medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

L. James Wiczai, Jr. Award (Harvard Medical School)

Lidia Graziano, program administrator for undergraduate medical education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Richard A. Gillis Award for Excellence in Medical Education (Harvard Medical School)

Catherine “Kate” Hodgins, HST senior curriculum manager, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about the Daniel D. Federman Teaching Awards, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.
 


Equity, Social Justice, and Advocacy Award

This award will be presented by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership on December 7, 2022.

Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award

Richard F. Mollica, professor of psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Faculty

Avery LaChance, assistant professor of dermatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Wendy Macias Konstantopoulos, associate professor of emergency medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Camila M. Mateo, instructor in pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital

Staff

Rainelle Walker-White, assistant director, The Family Van, Harvard Medical School

Students

Parsa Erfani, HMS Class of 2022, resident physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jordan Kondo, MD Candidate 2023, Harvard Medical School

Meghana Mishra, MD Candidate 2023, Harvard Medical School

Trainees

Jeffrey G. Edwards, clinical fellow, Boston Children’s Hospital

Robert H. Rosen, clinical fellow, Boston Children’s Hospital

Learn more about the Equity, Social Justice, and Advocacy Award, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.

 


Joseph B. Martin Dean's Leadership Awards for the Advancement of Women

Awards were presented by the Joint Committee on the Status of Women on September 29, 2022. 

Faculty Awardee
S. Jean Emans, Mary Ellen Avery Professor of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital 

Staff Awardee
Rachel Cahoon, chief research administration officer, Harvard Medical School

Shirley Driscoll Dean’s Leadership Award for the Enhancement of Women’s Careers

Susan Pories, associate professor of surgery, Mount Auburn Hospital

Julie Silver, associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation

Nancy J. Tarbell Dean’s Leadership Award for an Emerging Leader in Women’s Careers

Dania Daye, assistant professor of radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Learn more about the JCSW Dean's Leadership awards, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.
 


Excellence in Mentoring Awards

Awards were presented by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership on September 15, 2022

William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

Marcelo Di Carli, Seltzer Family Professor of Radiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Ellen Seely, professor of medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Leonard Zon, Grousbeck Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award

Mark Awad, assistant professor of medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Terrie InderMary Ellen Avery Professor of Pediatrics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Elizabeth Lawson, associate professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Sara Dolan Looby, assistant professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Melissa L. P. Mattison, associate professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Mara Schonberg, associate professor of medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Anita Wagner, associate professor of population medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Young Mentor Award

Izzuddin Aris, assistant professor of population medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Kimberly Blumenthal, assistant professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Vicki Fung, associate professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Kathryn Gray, assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Ruaidhrí Jackson, assistant professor of immunology, Harvard Medical School
Eugene Richardson, assistant professor of global health and social medicine, Harvard Medical School
Zirui Song, associate professor of health care policy and medicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Marinka Zitnik, assistant professor of biomedical informatics, Harvard Medical School

Learn more about the Excellence in Mentoring awards, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.

 


Dolores J. Brown Staff Award

This award was established by the Brown family in 2002 to honor the memory of Dolores and to commemorate her contributions to the School. Dolores worked as the assistant to Daniel C. Tosteson, HMS dean from 1985 to 1997, and dean emeritus from 1997 to 2000. This award pays tribute to an exceptional staff member at Harvard Medical School or Harvard School of Dental Medicine who exemplifies the spirit and commitment that Dolores demonstrated in her work at the School.

Indea-Quinn Gutierrez, executive coordinator, Information Technology, Harvard Medical School

Marcilia Tartaglia, staff assistant, Alumni Affairs and Development, Harvard Medical School

 


Harvard Culture Lab Innovation Fund (CLIF)

The mission of the Culture Lab Innovation Fund is to uncover solutions for pressing challenges in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The awards grant a group of innovators each year to experiment, scale, and test new ideas that strive to create a culture change at Harvard.

Black Staff Caucus at Longwood, a professional space that fosters the growth and personal wellbeing of Black staff members across HMS, HSPH, HSDM, and Wyss Institute
Staff lead Synclaire Oglesby, research operations manager, Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science

Neurodiversity Project, a space for collaboration, advocacy, and support for the neurodiversity community
Faculty lead Walid Yassine, instructor in psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Learn more about the Harvard Culture Lab Innovation Fund, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.

 


President’s Administrative Innovation Fund (PAIF)

The PAIF was created to catalyze administrative innovation and collaboration across Harvard by investing in staff-generated, creative solutions that support our faculty, students, and staff colleagues. This year’s theme was “Evolving Staff Engagement,” in alignment with the University’s focus on purposeful connections as we advance dynamic work. In addition, a new strand was introduced this year called “Administrative Inspiration,” which was designed for ideas in early development that could emerge as projects.

Three HMS projects were selected for funding in FY23.

Black Staff Caucus

Wellbeing Through Art at Harvard

Project Management Service Core

Learn more about the President’s Administrative Innovation Fund, including application guidelines and funded projects.

 


Program Award for Culture of Excellence in Mentoring

This award was presented at the HMS Faculty Council Meeting in December 2022.

Career Catalyst, Harvard Catalyst, The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center

Program Leaders
Francine (Fran) Grodstein, adjunct professor of epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Christine Sieberg, assistant professor of psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital

Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research Mentoring, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Program Leaders
Robert W. Yeh, Katz-Silver Family Associate Professor of Medicine in the Field of Outcomes Research in Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Rishi Wadhera, assistant professor of medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Special Innovation Award: Recognizing a New Student-Emphasis Program

Pediatric Dermatology Student-Faculty Collaborative, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Program Leaders
Jennifer Huang, associate professor of dermatology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Sadaf Hussain, instructor of dermatology, Boston Children’s Hospital

Learn more about the Program Award for Culture of Excellence in Mentoring (PACEM), including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.

 


Dean's Community Service Awards

Awards were presented at the Dean's Community Service Awards ceremony on May 17, 2022.

Faculty

Anne C. Brewster, assistant professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Health Story Collaborative 

Shelly F. Greenfield, professor of psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Christopher M. Palmer, assistant professor of psychiatry, McLean Hospital
The McLean Hospital Collaboration with Outreach Program with the Indian Health Service

Lotfi Merabet, associate professor of ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear
CVI Center and CVI Now of the Perkins School for the Blind

Bethany-Rose Daubman, assistant professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Mark J. Stoltenberg, assistant professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Jamaica Cancer Care and Research Institute

Trainees

Isabel H. Gonzalez-Bocco, research fellow in medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
E-Roq (Education Los Roques) Project 

Diane Dayoung Park, postdoctoral fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
Simon S. Park, postdoctoral fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and
the Wyss Institute
Synses Designs and Empowerment Through Integration 

Students

Amanda Jowell, MD candidate, Harvard Medical School
Arian Mansur, MD candidate, Harvard Medical School
Harvard Square Homeless Shelter

Brendan Spellman Eappen, MD candidate, Harvard Medical School
Silvia Huerta Lopez, MD/ PhD candidate, Harvard Medical School
Lianet Vazquez, MD candidate, Harvard Medical School
Quetzales de Salud

Nathan V. Mallipeddi, MD candidate, Harvard Medical School
Myspeech (formerly the Stuttering Scholarship Alliance) 

Staff

Karyn Aiello, senior grants manager, HMS Department of Cell Biology
Pixels and Polygons

Matthew M. Arnold, laboratory technician, HMS Department of Genetics
Fish Away Age

Learn more about the Dean's Community Service Awards, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.

 


Diversity Awards

Awards were presented at the Howard, Dorsey, Still Lecture by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership on March 31, 2022

Lifetime Achievement Award

Kevin B. Churchwell, president and chief executive officer, Boston Children's Hospital; Robert and Dana Smith Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

Harold Amos Faculty Award

A. Enrique Caballero, associate professor of medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Joshua C. Ellis, instructor in emergency medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Christopher D. Harvey, associate professor of neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Taralyn (Tari) M. Tan, director of education in neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Sharon P. Clayborne Staff Award

Paula S. Atkeson, player engagement and outreach project coordinator, Football Player's Health Study, Harvard Medical School

Judith Vance, director of human resources, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Learn more about the Diversity Awards, including nomination guidelines and previous recipients.