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Nominations for Annual Yale Cancer Center Awards

October 12, 2020

Yale Cancer Center is pleased to announce our call for nominations for our annual awards in the areas of excellence in research, teaching, mentorship, and clinical care. Each award will be announced at the Yale Cancer Center Conclave in January. Nominees must be a current member of Yale Cancer Center and the nomination deadline is Monday, November 2nd.

Yale Cancer Center Research Prizes: Research Prizes will be awarded in support of excellence in the areas of basic science, clinical science, translational science, and population science. Awards will be chosen in each area to recognize a paper that is considered to have had the greatest impact on the field this year. The nominee must be a current member of Yale Cancer Center and science in the publication must be cancer-focused. To be eligible, the nominee must also be either the first or last author of the publication. Please submit a PDF of the publication (publication date must be between October 2019 to October 2020) along with the category it should be considered for via email to anna.raso@yale.edu

Yale Cancer Center Award for Clinical Excellence: This award will be given to the physician who best exemplifies excellence in clinical care including super clinical skills, use of a patient- and family-centered approach to care, and inclusion of a multi-disciplinary care model. Nominee must be a current member of Yale Cancer Center. Please nominate outstanding candidates and send a brief nomination letter (one-page maximum) via email to anna.raso@yale.edu

Yale Cancer Center Award for Mentorship Excellence: This award will be given to the faculty member who best exemplifies excellence in mentorship by providing ongoing feedback and support, serving as a role model to their mentee(s), inspiring them in their passion for cancer care or for their specific field of study, providing opportunities and resources for mentee(s) to advance their careers, and encouraging their mentee(s) to grow, strive for excellence, and achieve their full potential. Nominee must be a current member of Yale Cancer Center. Please nominate outstanding candidates and send a brief nomination letter (one-page maximum) via email to anna.raso@yale.edu

Yale Cancer Center Award for Teaching Excellence: This award will be given to the faculty member who best exemplifies excellence in teaching by ensuring their trainee(s) acquire the skills they need to develop as outstanding health practitioners, scientists, and/or researchers, providing ongoing feedback, inspiring passion for cancer care or for their specific field of study, explaining difficult concepts in innovative and creative ways, and stimulating excitement, debate, and critical and independent thinking. Nominee must be a current member of Yale Cancer Center. Please nominate outstanding candidates and send a brief nomination letter (one-page maximum) via email to anna.raso@yale.edu

Yale Cancer Center Lifetime Achievement Award: Yale Cancer Center recognizes the achievements of one of our senior members through our annual Lifetime Achievement award. Nominee must be a current member of Yale Cancer Center. Please send nomination suggestions for the award via email to anna.raso@yale.edu

Ruth McCorkle Oncology Advanced Practice Provider Award: This annual award from Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital recognizes the contributions of our Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant colleagues who contribute so much to oncology patient care. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for this award. Nominations are due for the Ruth McCorkle Award to J.C.Carley@YNHH.ORG by November 30, 2020. Nomination form for Ruth McCorkle Award>>


Submitted by Emily Montemerlo on October 12, 2020