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.

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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 criteria (under the title of each award category) for each of of the Faculty Excellence Awards for the 2021-2022 celebration. All nominations must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on Monday, September 13, 2021.  Please note: **The nomination letter and a CURRENT CV must be compiled into ONE PDF FILE and uploaded HERE.

As of this time, we are planning an in-person ceremony on Tuesday, November 30th at 4:30PM, but that could change due to the current COVID variants and how they progress through our society. Nonetheless, PLEASE SAVE THE DATE! All Nominees will be recognized at the ceremony and the Awardees 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

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office at 502-852-6266 or pdharr11@louisville.edu

Please note: **The nomination letter and a CURRENT CV must be compiled into ONE PDF FILE and uploaded HERE.