Faculty Mentoring Program

Please note that the deadline for 2014 sumbissions has now closed.
The nomincation information remains posted here for future reference.

Call for Nominations:
2014 UCSF Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

Deadline for Nominations: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014

The UCSF Faculty Mentoring Program is pleased to solicit nominations for the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award. Mentoring is a critical component of career advancement and satisfaction for all faculty members. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding senior faculty mentor at UCSF who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to faculty mentoring.

The award recipient will be honored at an award ceremony in Spring 2014.

Note: 2013 nominations can be reactivated by submitting: (1) a new letter of nomination that includes mentoring activities from 2013-14; (2) letters of support that are dated no further back than 2013; (3) the nominee’s current curriculum vitae.

Nomination Requirements
The recipient must have a minimum of 10 years of service at UCSF with a current 51% appointment or greater and have made significant contributions to the careers of his or her mentees.

Guidelines for Submitting a Nomination Packet
The packet should include the following:

    1. Nomination packet cover page filled out by the faculty nominator.
    2. A letter from the faculty nominator that summarizes the nominee’s contributions to mentoring of faculty and at least two (but no more than four) additional supporting letters from current or past mentees. Letters from faculty mentees are strongly encouraged but letters from trainees may also be included.
    3. The nominee’s current curriculum vitae. The curriculum vitae must include his or her mentoring activities and any mentoring awards received.

Packets should be submitted electronically (in one PDF file) to: Mentoring Award Selection Committee, c/o Irené Merry.

Submission Deadline
The nomination packet (with cover page) must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014.

Criteria for Letters of Nomination
Letters of nomination must include why the nominee merits recognition as an outstanding mentor. Please include a clear description of the nominee’s qualities as a mentor and the contributions he or she has made to the mentees’ careers. Career success as well as diversity of mentees will be considered. The selection committee will focus on the nominee’s contributions to faculty mentoring, but will consider other types of mentoring in their review.

For More Information
Please contact Irené Merry, Faculty Mentoring Program Coordinator or Mitchell Feldman, MD, MPhil, Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Mentoring.


Previous Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award