Excellence in Education

The faculty of pathology and anatomical sciences have a long tradition of excellence in education. In the School of Medicine, anatomical sciences is a major component of the curriculum in the first year, and pathology is a major component in the second year.

To recognize the teaching accomplishments of our faculty, the department maintains the list below of awards for teaching. Some of the most prestigious teaching awards are listed below, and faculty recipients in Pathology and Anatomical Sciences.

Prestigious Teaching Awards

  • Kemper Award
  • Jane Hickman Award
  • Golden Apple Awards
  • Curriculum Board Awards
  • Medical Student Association Teaching Awards
  • Paul Sun Pathology Teaching Award for Resident Education
  • James Esterly Award for Resident Education

Recent Recipients

Esterly Award

Dr. James A. Esterly was a long term faculty member of pathology and a practicing surgical pathologist. He was very fond of pathology residents, and dedicated a large part of his career to their education. To honor him, friends, family, and professional colleagues created the Esterly Endowment, which each year recognizes the resident physician who has contributed the most to the education of their peers in the pathology residency program.

  • 2002 – Shellaine Frazier, MD
  • 2003 – Henry Yang, MD
  • 2004 – Henry Yang, MD
  • 2005 – Magda Esebua, MD
  • 2006 – Magda Esebua, MD & Paul Kaplan, MD
  • 2007 – Angela Konrad, MD
  • 2008 – Ronald Miick, MD
  • 2009 – Paul McGowan, MD
  • 2010 – Paul McGowan, MD
  • 2011 – Eric Johannesen, MD & Jessica Kozel, MD
  • 2012 – Nicole Pele, DO
  • 2013 – Jamie Odem, MD
  • 2014 – Dieter Duff, MD & Emily Coberly, MD

Paul Sun Pathology Teaching Award

Dr. Paul Sun was a long term faculty member of pathology and a dedicated teacher. Several teaching awards in the School of Medicine bear his name, including the award recognizing the faculty member who has been the best teacher for pathology residents.

  • 1990 – Paul Sun, MD
  • 1991 – Helmut Haibach, MD
  • 1992 – John Bickel, MD
  • 1993 – Mitch Rosenholtz, MD
  • 1994 – Daniel Smith, MD
  • 1995 – Alberto Diaz-Arias, MD
  • 1996 – Imelda Bulatao, MD
  • 1997 – Ann Havey, MD
  • 1998 – Timothy Loy, MD
  • 1999 – John Bickel, MD
  • 2000 – Linda Spollen, MD
  • 2001 – Alberto Diaz-Arias, MD
  • 2002 – John Bickel, MD
  • 2003 – John Bickel, MD
  • 2004 – Ingram, Ellis, MD
  • 2005 – Alberto Diaz-Arias, MD
  • 2006 – Marian Petrides, MD
  • 2007 – Mary Feldman, MD
  • 2008 – Shellaine Frazier, DO
  • 2009 – Angela Konrad, MD
  • 2010 – David Pittman, MD
  • 2011 – Douglas Miller, MD, PhD
  • 2012 – Magda Esebua, MD
  • 2013 – Brandy Shattuck, MD
  • 2014 – Jack Jones, MD

Jane Hickman Teaching Award

The Jane Hickman Teaching Award is given to one faculty member each year who has contributed the most to the education of medical students. The following members of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences who have won the Hickman Award since 1990 are:

  • 1995 – Ann Havey, MD
  • 1996 – Mitchell Rosenholtz, MD
  • 2002 – William John Krause II, PhD