The Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership developed annual awards in recognition of outstanding service in the Harvard Medical School community.
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD
The Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnerhsip announces the Dean's Community Service Award:Community service is an integral element of the HMS/HSDM academic mission. In keeping with this premise, we wish to recognize the importance of and encourage greater participation in community service activities and programs by our faculty, trainees, staff, and students. The Community Service Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding personal efforts in serving the local, national, or international community. >>
Harvard Medical School is committed to the advancement of a work and educational environment that adds to diversity and encourages and sets the tone for inclusion. The Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award has been established to recognize HMS/HSDM faculty (clinical, pre-clinical, research, administrative) who have made significant achievements in moving HMS/HSDM toward being a diverse and inclusive community.The Sharon P. Clayborne Staff Diversity Award has been established to recognize HMS/HSDM staff who have made significant achievements in moving HMS/HSDM toward being a diverse and inclusive community.
The Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership announces the Mentoring Awards:
It is widely understood that successful career development in basic/clinical medicine (teaching, research, clinical, administration) requires the experience of quality mentoring relationships. We request your nominations for candidates to receive these unique honors. There will be a celebration to honor the recipients of these awards.
- A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award
- William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award
- Young Mentor Award
RUTH M. BATSON SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD
The Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership established this award to be given annually during the Reflection in Action (RIA) event. The award was named in honor of Boston's own Ruth M. Batson, an individual who represented the vision and purpose of RIA. Baston was a distinguished Boston matriarch who advocated tirelessly on behalf of those marginalized by society. Without exception, her life’s mission was consistent with the vision and goals of this office. She advocated on behalf of increased diversity in educational institutions, improved individual and community health services, and increased awareness of educational opportunities Ruth M. Batson was a role model for civic engagement. >>