Psychiatry Faculty Receive Multiple Teaching Awards at Annual Pitt School of Medicine Curriculum Colloquium

Department of Psychiatry faculty were big winners at the annual Curriculum Colloquium hosted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine on January 24th. The annual event recognizes outstanding faculty contributions to medical education through several prestigious awards. Honorees are selected by the Award Review Committee and Dean based on student and faculty nominations. Department of Psychiatry faculty members garnered four awards this year in recognition of their outstanding contributions to classroom clinical teaching and mentoring. 

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty for receiving these honors:

2019 Pitt Curriculum Colloquium Teaching Awardees

Christopher Dobbelstein, DO - Clinical Educator of the Year Award
For teaching excellence as course director of the Psychiatry/Family Medicine elective

Morgan Faeder, MD, PhD - Award for Outstanding Mini-Elective
For his substantial contributions in the classroom co-leading a mini-elective on LGBTQ Health

Garrett Sparks, MD - Clerkship Preceptor of the Year Award
For outstanding clinical instruction in Child and Adolescent Inpatient care

Robert Sweet, MD - Donald S. Fraley Award 
Honoring his significant contributions as a thoughtful mentor to medical students, particularly through scholarly research