Congratulations to the IAMSE 2024 Distinguished & Early Career Award Winners

IAMSE, on behalf of the Professional Development Committee, would like to congratulate Leah Sheridan and Jorge Cervantes on receiving the Distinguished Career Award and Early Career Award, respectively.

Leah Sheridan and Jorge Cervantes

The Distinguished Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Educational Scholarship recognizes an IAMSE member who has a distinguished record of educational scholarship, including educational research and dissemination of scholarly approaches to teaching and education. Candidates must have a significant record of engagement within IAMSE. Leah Sheridan, the 2024 awardee, is an Associate Dean for Medical Education and Professor, Integrative Medical Sciences, at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH, USA.

The Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Innovation honors an IAMSE member who has made significant innovations to the field in the short time they have focused their careers toward enhancing teaching, learning and assessment. Candidates must have demonstrated less than 10 years of educational scholarship. Jorge Cervantes, the 2024 recipient, is an Associate Professor at the Nova Southeastern University Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, Medical Education Department, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA.

Congratulations to Dr. Sheridan and Dr. Cervantes. They will both be honored at the 28th Annual IAMSE Conference in June. Good luck to both of you in all your future endeavors.