Staff Excellence Awards

WHO Makes Your Day?

          

WHO Makes Your Day? 

The UofL School of Medicine is comprised of over 1000 employees who work hard every day to further the mission and goals of every single department, division and unit within our school.

Dean Ganzel is proud to announce the 2019 STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARDS

 This year’s award categories are:

  • UofL School of Medicine - Employee of the Year Award [$500.00 Award]

Selection is based on an individual’s consistent demonstration of commitment to advance the mission and vision of the School of Medicine, high achievement, and performance excellence.

  • UofL School of Medicine - Team of the Year Award [$500.00 Award]

Selection is based on a team or group’s high level of performance or achievement to advance the mission of the School of Medicine.

  • UofL School of Medicine - Dean’s Lifetime Achievement Award [$500.00 Award]

This award recognizes a long-term employee of the School of Medicine who has exhibited ongoing performance excellence through at least 15 years of service to the school.

  • UofL School of Medicine - Heart of the School Award [$300.00 Award]

This award recognizes the contributions of an individual who actively supports camaraderie and a welcoming environment within their department/division/unit and who works to foster a climate that makes the School of Medicine a great place to learn and work.

  • Performance Excellence Awards [Awards of $300.00 for each category]

Selection is based on excellence in job performance

    •  UofL School of Medicine Staff Award for Performance Excellence in an Administrative Office
    •  UofL School of Medicine Staff Award for Performance Excellence in a Basic Science Department
    •  ULP Clinical Staff Award for Performance Excellence in a Clinical Department
    •  UofL School of Medicine Academic Staff Award for Performance Excellence in a Clinical Department
    •  ULP Clinical Staff Award for Performance Excellence in a Clinical Department

Past winners may not be nominated for the same award within a 5-year period.

 Eligibility Requirements – In order for an individual to be eligible for an award, they must:

  • be employed by the School of Medicine at least .8 FTE
  • be employed in the department for which they are being nominated for a minimum of 12 consecutive months [a minimum of 15-years of SOM employment is required for Dean’s Lifetime Achievement Award]
  • not be on a Performance Improvement Plan


Nomination Process:

To make a nomination, complete the on-line Nomination Form by clicking on the following link https://uofl.me/2TkBdbq

A Supervisor Support Form must be submitted before a nomination can be considered complete. The Supervisor Support Form can be accessed via this link https://uofl.me/2KykaOY.   If the nominator is not the employee’s supervisor, the nominator will need to coordinate with the nominee’s supervisor to have the Supervisor Support Form completed and submitted. Supervisor Support Forms submitted by anyone other than the nominee’s actual supervisor cannot be accepted. In any instance where a nominee reports to more than one individual, the form must be signed by the supervisor with primary responsibility for completing the nominee’s annual evaluation.

When accessing either form, if you receive a request to login, use your UofL ULink login and password.

Only nominations which include a nomination form, at least one letter of support, and a Supervisor Support Form will be considered for judging. 

The nomination period will close at 5:00pm, Friday, August 30th.  

Due to processing and judging time frames, late nominations cannot be considered. 

2018 nomination submissions, for nominees who did not win an award, may be re-submitted for consideration in 2019.

Winners will be announced at the Annual Dean’s Appreciation Reception on Tuesday November 21st, 4:00-6:00 P.M. in the lobby of the CTR Building.  Program to begin at 5:00 P.M.

 

Karan Chavis

Chief of Staff

School of Medicine

 

Past winners are:

2018

Employee of the Year: Lawana Lynn Daugherty

Team of the Year: Green Heart Clinical Recruitment and Research Team

Dean's Lifetime Achievement Award: Mary Jo White

Heart of the School: Terri Boles

Performance Excellence in an Administrative Office: Ashley Kniebbe

Performance Excellence in a Basic Science Department: Jason Beare

Performance Excellence in a Clinical Department:Dianna Stover

Performance Excellence in a Clinical Department: Rebecca Lay

2017

Employee of the Year: Jennifer Stephens- Office of Undergraduate Medical Education

Team of the Year: Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit Management Team and Research Staff

Heart of the School: Sharlene Dillander- Department of Surgery

Performance Excellence in an Administrative Office:

Leslee Martin- Office of Undergraduate Medical Education

Performance Excellence in a Basic Science Department:

Arkadiusz Slusarczyk- Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

Performance Excellence in a Clinical Department:

SOM: Sarah “Sallye” Burns- Department of Pediatrics

SOM: Natalie Pasquenza- Department of Pediatrics

ULP: Tina Beard- Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

2016

Employee of the Year: Amy Kiper- Office of Undergraduate Medical Education

Team of the Year: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Team

Heart of the School: Sarah Gardner- Department of Surgery