Call for Nominations:
The 2020 Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

Deadline for Nominations: 5:00 pm on Monday, March 9, 2020

Mentoring is a critical component of productivity, career advancement and satisfaction for all faculty members. This award recognizes an outstanding senior faculty mentor at UCSF who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to mentoring faculty.

Note: 2019 nominations can be reactivated by submitting: (1) a revised letter of nomination that includes mentoring activities from 2013-20, (2) letters of support that are dated no further back than 2019, (3) the nominee’s current curriculum vitae.

Nomination Requirements

Nomination Requirements and Guidelines (PDF)
The recipient must have a minimum of 10 years of service at UCSF with a current appointment at 51% time 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 summarizing the nominee’s contributions to mentoring of faculty and at least two (2) but no more than four (4) 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, care of Irené Merry.

Submission Deadline
The nomination packet (with cover page) must be received by 5:00 PM on Monday, March 9, 2020

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.


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Irené Merry
Faculty Mentoring Program Coordinator
(415) 502-0244