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Richard A. Gillis Award For Excellence In Medical Education Awarded To Patricia Cunningham

Friday, April 25, 2014


The Richard A. Gillis Award for Excellence in Medical Education was established in 2012 in memory of Rick Gillis (1953-2011), Executive Director of Curriculum Programs, whose 27 years of contributions to the MD program at Harvard Medical School exemplify the standards of excellence and the work ethic he inspired in those who were privileged to know him and to work with him. The award is given to a member or members of the HMS staff for their outstanding contributions to the educational mission of the School. This award serves as a reminder of Rick’s legacy and the critical role of staff in facilitating, in the words of his hero, President John F. Kennedy, “the infinite potential of the human mind that can be realized through education … [and that] can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our Nation.”

The 2014 Richard A. Gillis Award for Excellence in Medical Education has been awarded to Patty Cunningham, HST Academic Programs Administrator.
The award will be presented at the Teaching Awards Celebration on Monday, May 5th, 5-7:30 PM, in the Walter Amphitheatre and TMEC Atrium.
We are proud and thrilled that you have been honored in this way…
Congratulations, Patty!