2021

Awards listed on this page reflect School-wide honors received in the 2021 calendar year by current members of the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, including faculty, staff, and students.

Dean’s Leadership Awards

Awards were presented by the Joint Committee on the Status of Women on June 8, 2021

Joseph B. Martin Dean's Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women Staff
Deborah Corwin Scott, Chief Information Officer, Harvard Medical School

Joseph B. Martin Dean's Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women Faculty
Alexa B. Kimball, professor of dermatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; president and chief executive officer, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess

Shirley Driscoll Dean's Leadership Award for the Enhancement of Women's Careers
Miriam Bredella, professor of radiology, Harvard Medical School; vice chair, Department of Radiology; director, Center for Faculty Development, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dean’s Award for an Emerging Leader in Women's Careers
Ingrid Katz, associate professor of medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital; associate faculty director, Harvard Global Health Institute

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Excellence in Mentoring Awards

Awards were presented by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership on June 8, 2021

William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

Julie E. Buring, professor of medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Daniel I. Rosenthal, professor of radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dennis Ross-Degnan, associate professor of population medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
Elizabeth M. Van Cott, professor of pathology, Massachusetts General

A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award

Michael H. Baym, assistant professor of biomedical informatics, Harvard Medical School
Lorenzo Berra, Reginald Jenney associate professor of anaesthesia, Massachusetts General
Douglas M. Dahl, associate professor of surgery (urology), Massachusetts General
Jason A. Efstathiou, professor of radiation oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Arundhati Ghosh, assistant professor of surgery, Cambridge Health Alliance
Grace C. Huang, associate professor of medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess
Jennifer W. Mack, associate professor of pediatrics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Benjamin Raby, Leila and Irving Perlmutter professor of pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital
Edward K. Rodriguez, associate professor of orthopedic surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess

Young Mentor Award

Fatima Cody Stanford, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics, Massachusetts General
Anna (Helena) H. Jonsson, instructor in medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Benjamin P. Kleinstiver, assistant professor of pathology, Massachusetts General
Sarah A. Tannenbaum, instructor in psychiatry, Judge Baker Children's Center
Matthew L. Wong, assistant professor of emergency medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess

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Dean's Community Service Award

Awards were presented by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership on May 13, 2021

Faculty

Daniel H. Daneshvar, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Spaulding
TeachAids

Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, assistant professor of surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
American Lung Cancer Screening Initiative

Trainee

Maura Alvarez, postdoctoral fellow, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical
CUMIS UCV Foundation

Students

Troy B. Amen and Vartan Pahalyants, MD/MBA candidates, Class of 2021, Harvard Medical School
Hope Medical Scholars

Camille Herzog, Kristie Kaczmarek, Jennie Kim, Natalie Wen, and Susanna Yeh, DMD Candidates, Classes of 2022 & 2023, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Wampanoag Outreach Group: Portable Clinic Project, affiliated with the Cambridge Health Alliance

Salvador Brito and Olubusola Olukoya, PhD Candidates, Division of Medical Sciences, Program in Neuroscience, Harvard University
Underrepresented Scholars in Neuroscience

Staff

Ashleigh C. Morris, financial analyst, Office for External Education, Harvard Medical School
Project 351

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Michael Shannon, MD, MPH, Excellence in Mentoring Award

This award was presented by the Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs at the Annual Harold Amos Lecture on April 20, 2021

Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, assistant professor of medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

The Student Mentorship Program at Harvard Medical School voted to name this mentorship award in memory of Dr. Shannon, who died in March 2009. Dr. Shannon was a pediatrician for more than 25 years. He served as chief emeritus of emergency services at Boston Children’s Hospital and was the first African American to be named a full professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. This award recognizes Dr. Shannon’s contributions as a teacher and as a mentor over his two decades at Harvard Medical School.


Diversity Awards

Awards were presented by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership on April 13, 2021

Diversity Lifetime Achievement Award
Susanne E. Churchill, instructor in medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award
Fidencio Saldaña, assistant professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dennis Spencer, instructor in pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital
Valerie E. Stone, professor of medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, represented by program leaders Sidhu Gangadharan, associate professor of surgery, and Anne Fabrizio, instructor in surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Sharon P. Clayborne Staff Diversity Award

James (Jim) Gould, Director, Office for Post-Doctoral Programs and Services, Harvard Medical School

Kari Hannibal, Senior Administrator in the Office of Scholarly Engagement, and Gilianne Jawahir, Educational Quality Improvement Coordinator, Program in Medical Education, Harvard Medical School

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