The UF Department of Radiation Oncology has announced that Assistant Professor Kathryn Hitchcock, M.D., Ph.D.; Associate Chair for Research Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.; and Assistant Professor Raymond B. Mailhot Vega, M.D., M.P.H. (below) have been recognized as Exemplary Teachers for 2021-2022 .
Faculty are selected based on the excellence of their teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, graduate students, and postdoctoral students, as well as their mentorship of other faculty. Eligible candidates are nominated for the Exemplary Teacher Award by each department and participate in a college-wide competition to receive an incentive.
Each exemplary teacher will receive a lapel pin each year they are recognized as an exemplary teacher. First-time exemplary teachers will receive a plaque and, upon every milestone year (fifth, tenth, etc.), they will receive a commemorative award from the Office of Educational Affairs.