The 2015 Medical School Honors and Awards Ceremony took place on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Mayo Auditorium. During the ceremony, 12 faculty members and over 40 students, fellows, and residents were presented with awards for their outstanding work in 2014. Awards are funded through donations to the University of Minnesota Foundation.
Among these honorees, medical student Besma Jaber was awarded the first ever Therese Zink Student Narrative Award for her story about relating to Muslim patients in the clinic and Robert Kempainen, MD, became the ninth faculty member to receive a Lifetime Distinguished Teaching Award from the Medical School. Congratulations to all of this years winners!