Sharon L. Hostler Women in Medicine Leadership Award
This School of Medicine award, facilitated by the SOM Committee on Women, recognizes professional achievement and leadership qualities in a faculty member who exhibits excellence in areas including clinical care, teaching, scholarship, mentoring, research, leadership within or outside of the SOM and through this excellence fosters a better environment for women.
The award was named in recognition of the accomplishments and contributions of Sharon L. Hostler, MD. Dr. Hostler is a model leader, serving as chair of the Committee on Women from 1989-1995. Her efforts at achieving gender equity resulted in the seminal publication on the Status of Women in the School of Medicine (1990) and the Update on the Status of Women (1996). For further information or to make a nomination, please contact the Chair of the Committee on Women, Dr. Nina Solenski
|Sharon L. Hostler Women in Medicine Leadership Award Recipients|
Rebecca A. Dillingham, MD,
Jennifer A. Harvey, MD
JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD
Amy H. Bouton, PhD
Karen C. Johnston, MD
Professor and Chair of Neurology
Wendi R. El-Amin, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
No award was given
Margaret L. Plews-Ogan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Joyce L. Hamlin, PhD
Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Laurel L. Rice, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Margaret A. Shupnik, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology and
Associate Dean for Basic Research
Theresa L. Schlager, MD
Sarah A.J. Parsons,
and Associate Director of Student Health
Ruth Weeks, MD
Other Awards for Women Leaders at the University of Virginia
Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award
This award is sponsored by the UVa Women's Center and made possible by the generosity of alumnus David A. Harrison III. Honors the high degree of professionalism, creativity, and commitment that characterized Elizabeth Zintl's significant contribution to the University of Virginia. Also recognizes that such leadership is found in many areas and positions within the academic community.
This award is made annually to a woman at UVa by means of a pan-university nomination and selection process. Recipients are selected on the basis of excellence in work that makes a direct and significant impact on the core academic enterprise of the University, and for outstanding service to the University, within and beyond the expectations of her position. Recipients receive $1,000 for professional or personal development. Click here for full award information.
Women's Center Distinguished Alumnae Award
AAMC National Meetings and Awards for Women in Medicine
Annual Professional Development Meetings include the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar and the AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar.
The AAMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) website provides information on other Awards, Publications, Statistics and Benchmarking and resources.
The SOM Committee on Women has funds to help sponsor participants, through a cost-sharing arrangement with the department of the participant. Please contact Committee Chair Dr. Nina Solenski, for further information.UVA Faculty Leadership Program Receives