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Outstanding Clinician Award Call for Nominations

The Outstanding Clinician Award honors full-time faculty of any duration of service who have made outstanding contributions to patient care at MUSC.   Currently active clinicians that commit a significant proportion of their time caring for patients in ambulatory or inpatient settings are eligible for this award.
Awardees will have demonstrated a high level of professionalism, integrity, and devotion to patient care. They will have gained recognition as dedicated, compassionate and highly effective clinicians. Their clinical excellence and service commitment identify them as role models for residents, students and their faculty colleagues. An additional consideration will be their abilities to collaborate in an effective interpro-fessional manner.
The purpose of the award is to honor full-time faculty members who provide superb clinical care.
  • Appointment to MUSC full-time faculty. There is no age or length of service requirement.
  • There shall be no more than three awards given in a single year. The $3,000 will be used at the discretion of the awardees.
The nomination packet should consist of the full curriculum vitae of the nominee with an expanded description of the section of clinical activity; three letters of support, with at least one from a peer; and a  statement from the nominator (not to exceed 1,000 words) outlining the candidate‚Äôs qualifications for the award.
Deadline for nominations is April 13. Submit nominations to John R. Raymond Sr., M.D., vice president for academic affairs and provost, 179 Ashley Avenue, Colcock Hall, MSC 002 or fax to 792-5110. For information, call 792-2228.

Friday, March 20, 2009

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