Faculty Excellence

The University of Louisville School of Medicine commends our faculty's commitment to excellence and honors those who bring distinction to our institution.

Celebration of SOM Faculty Excellence banner


Dean Toni Ganzel is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence. University of Louisville School of Medicine will honor our faculty who bring distinction to our University through their commitment to the areas of service, teaching, and research. Below are links to the guidelines and instructions for each of of the Faculty Excellence Awards for 2021.  Beginning fall semester of 2021 nominations for 2022 will be accepted; details will be forthcoming.  (All nominations and supporting documentation for each nominee must be compiled into ONE PDF FILE and uploaded to this website.) 

Each Awardee will be recognized at a ceremony toward the end of the fall semester of 2021, a definitive date will be forthcoming .  Additionally, the Awardee will receive a monetary gift and be considered for the School of Medicine Dean's nomination for the annual University Distinguished Faculty Awards.

Past Recipients of Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity Awards
Past Recipients of Distinguished Service Awards
Past Recipients of Educator & Multicultural Teaching Awards


  • Distinguished Service Awards
    • Service to UofL     ..... $750
    • Service to Profession     ..... $750
    • Service to the Community, Commonwealth, and/or the Region     ..... $750
    • National / International Service     ..... $750
    • Career of Service (must be a combination of the above)     ..... $1,000
  • Educator Awards
    • Gratis Faculty Teaching Award     ..... $750
    • Outstanding Educator     ..... $750
    • Career Achievement in Education     ..... $1,000