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U-M Medical School Dean's Award Program

Meet the DeanJames O. Woolliscroft,
M.D., Dean

"The opportunity to be among so many exceptional teachers, researchers, clinicians and staff is what makes the experience of being a part of this great enterprise that is medicine at Michigan so satisfying and so inspiring. Thank you all for the part you play, every day, in making Michigan a great medical school." 
- James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., Dean

These awards recognize Medical School faculty and staff who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service and administration.

About the Awards

The Basic Science Research Award recognizes a faculty member or group of faculty members who exhibit outstanding basic science research.

The Clinical & Health Services Research Award recognizes a faculty member or group of faculty members who exhibit outstanding clinical research.

The Community Service Award recognizes a faculty member or group of faculty members who have contributed to our community in an extraordinary fashion.

The Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award in Biomedical Research recognizes a faculty member who has shown long-term contributions of biomedical research, teaching and service to the University of Michigan.

The Kaiser Permanente Teaching Awards recognize faculty members who have superior teaching abilities.

The Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education recognizes a faculty member or group of faculty members who have contributed significantly to medical education.

The Outstanding Clinician Award recognizes exemplary performance as a practicing clinician or program leader of innovation in clinical care.

The Dean's Awards for Medical School Staff recognize outstanding achievements and exceptional performance by administrators, professionals and support staff.