This year several IAMSE members have been named winners of the AAMC’s Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, sweeping three of the four awards offered in 2019. These winners are Dr. Kevin Krane, IAMSE 20 year member, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA; Dr. Cathleen C. Pettepher, Assistant Dean of Medical Student Assessment, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN; and Dr. Mohammed K. Khalil, Clinical Associate Professor, Histology and Anatomy, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville SC. The complete story about the awards can be found here.
Dr. Kevin Krane
Dr. Cathleen C. Pettepher
Dr. Mohammed K. Khalil
The Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Awards were established by the AΩA medical honor society in 1988 to recognize faculty members who have distinguished themselves in medical student education. Each year four educators from across the country are awarded this distinguished honor. IAMSE members who have received this award in previous years include Robert Carroll, Joseph Grande, Richard Vari, Dean Parmelee, Amy Wilson-Delfosse, John Pelley, Peter Anderson, Aviad Haramati and Edward C. Klatt.
The Board of Directors congratulates this year’s outstanding educators with their award!