Pediatricians Honored at UofL Fall Honors Convocation

Pediatricians Honored at UofL Fall Honors Convocation

Three University of Louisville pediatricians were tapped for awards at the UofL School of Medicine Fall Honors Convocation.

Charles R. Woods, M.D., M.S., received the Distinguished Educator Award. This is a lifetime achievement award which emphasizes his numerous accomplishments in the teaching arena and record of teaching excellence throughout his career. Woods is the vice-chair of faculty development for the Department of Pediatrics and a member of the department's Pediatric Education Leadership Team.

 

Kimberly A. Boland, M.D., received the Outstanding Educator Award which recognizes innovative, short-term achievements in graduate teaching. Boland’s recommendation for this award cites her for “regularly bringing innovation alongside ongoing diligence in her role as director of the Pediatrics Residency Program” and her role in developing a communication skills curriculum for pediatric residents.

Neonatologist Rodica M. Turcu, M.D., received the American Medical Women’s Association Gender Equity Award. The American Medical Women’s Association is an organization that works to advance women in medicine and improve women’s health.