Please join us in congratulating our Argus Teaching Awardees on the great honor and recognition by the medical students for their excellence in undergraduate teaching. We are proud to have such a group of talented dedicated educators on our team.

“Drs. Reddy and Litovsky win Medical Student Argus Teaching Awards”

Several Pathology teaching faculty were recently honored at the 2016 Argus Awards Ceremony.  Silvio Litovsky, M.D. won the award for best educator in the cardiovascular module and Vishnu Reddy, M.D. received the award for best educator in the Hematology/Oncology module.  The Argus Awards recognize UAB School of Medicine teaching faculty and give medical students the opportunity to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education. Faculty are nominated through course evaluations and the students vote to select award winners in each category.

Other Pathology teaching faculty who were also singled out for their excellent teaching abilities were Jennifer Gordetsky, M.D. nominated as best educator in the Reproductive system module and Lawrence Williams, M.D. nominated as best educator in the Hematology/Oncology module.

In addition, several modules directed by pathology teaching faculty were also recognized nominated for Argus awards.  These include:

Best MS1 Introductory Module  - Fundamentals of Medicine:  Block 4 director

Dr. Peter Anderson and Block 5 director Dr. Ken Waites.

Best MS1 Organ Module - Cardiovascular directed by Dr. Silvio Litovsky and Pulmonary directed by Dr. C. Bruce Alexander.

Best MS2 Organ Module - Hematology/Oncology directed by Drs. Vishnu Reddy and Deniz Peker and the Reproductive Systems module directed by Dr. Jennifer Gordetsky 

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