Little Apple Teaching Award

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Class of 2018 has selected Dr. Priyanka Amin as a recipient of the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching / "Little Apple" Award. She is a second-year resident in the Department of Psychiatry's General Psychiatry Residency Training Program and is one of only six residents selected from approximately 1,700 residents and fellows in ACGME-accredited residencies and fellowships across UPMC.

The Little Apple Awards were initiated by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Class of 2003. The awards recognize the outstanding residents and interns with whom they have worked during their third-year clinical rotations and who the students believe have demonstrated excellence in student teaching, team leadership, fund of knowledge, compassionate and humanistic patient care, and service as a mentor and role model. 

?I am honored to have been selected for this award," said Dr. Amin. ?I have been fortunate to work with excellent residents and faculty during my time at Pitt Med and my training thus far at WPIC who have molded me into the resident I am today. I am passionate about training and supporting medical students, and I try to impress upon them the same humanistic skills that were imparted to me. These skills are essential to the work we do as physicians.?

Dr. Amin was presented with the award at the School of Medicine?s Pinning Ceremony on May 5, 2017. She will be inducted into the newly inaugurated chapter of the Humanism Honor Society in the fall. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Amin on receiving this award. We appreciate her hard work and dedication to student learning and patient care.