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2013 Dean's Award Program for Staff

The Medical School Dean’s Award Program for Staff is designed to give special recognition for distinctive service to the Medical School. A staff selection committee reviews nominations and advises the Dean. Nominees must have a Medical School appointment and meet the criteria for the category of nomination.

Please note: Nominations are due Friday, June 14, 2013.

There are three award categories:

The top award of $1,500 will be conferred upon the staff member who demonstrates superb leadership in the management of other staff, as well as exceptional operational excellence and stewardship of the resources of the Medical School. The winner will have a documented record of achievement in creating a positive and productive work environment for employees, and be recognized as a positive force and team-builder outside of his/her own unit. Nominees should be active in local and national organizations. Top nominees will be easily recognized as stellar citizens of the Medical School who uphold our values of respect, compassion, trust, integrity, efficiency and leadership. Honorable mention awards of $500 each will be conferred upon up to three managerial staff.

Nomination packet must include: A completed nomination cover sheet (WORD); a one-page letter of nomination addressed to Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., describing the contributions and accomplishments that qualify the individual for nomination; and three letters of support, including at least one from outside of the nominee’s unit.

The top award of $1,500 will be conferred upon the professional staff member who demonstrates excellence in their work, contributes to a positive work environment, and is a strong team contributor (where appropriate). Nominees should exemplify professionalism in their careers, be engaged with appropriate local and national organizations in their fields, and uphold our values of respect, compassion, trust, integrity, and efficiency. Honorable mention awards of $500 will be conferred upon up to three professional staff.

Nomination packet must include: A completed nomination cover sheet (WORD); a one-page letter of nomination addressed to Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., describing the contributions and accomplishments that qualify the individual for nomination; and three letters of support.

The top award of $1,500 will be conferred upon the support staff member who demonstrates excellence in their work, contributes to a positive work environment, and is mindful of his/her service to the mission of the Medical School. Nominees should be strong team contributors, who uphold our values of respect, compassion, trust, integrity, and efficiency. Honorable mention awards of $500 will also be conferred upon up to three support staff.

Nomination packet must include: A completed nomination cover sheet (WORD); a one-page letter of nomination addressed to Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., describing the contributions and accomplishments that qualify the individual for nomination; and three letters of support.

To check whether a title is in the Managerial or the Professional Job Roles, please visit the Career Family Navigator or contact your unit’s human resources representative for assistance.

Questions: Call Medical School's Human Resources Office at 734-615-3877 or Connie Bridges at 734-763-5202.