Dean Kenneth Polonsky recently announced the Biological Sciences Division 2021 Distinguished Faculty Awards.  The winners were carefully selected by the Faculty Advisory Committee, the Medical and Biological Sciences Alumni Association, and the Professional Environment Steering Committee, from a pool of exceptional nominees submitted by colleagues and trainees.

Awardees from the Department of Medicine are:

Distinguished Clinician:

Junior

Lauren Gleason, MD, MPH-Assistant Professor, Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Senior

Carol Semrad, MD-Professor, Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition 

Distinguished Community Service and Advocacy

Junior
Elizabeth Tung, MD, MS-Assistant Professor, Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine

Senior
Katherine Thompson, MD-Associate Professor, Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Distinguished Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

Senior

Mary Eileen Dolan, PhD-Professor, Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology

Christine Babcock, MD-Associate Professor, Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine

Distinguished Educator and Mentor

Senior
Mark Siegler, MD-Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, Medicine and Surgery

Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE-Professor, Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine

Distinguished Investigator
Junior
A. Murat Eren, PhD-Assistant Professor, Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Distinguished Leader in Program Innovation
Senior

Anna Zisman, MD-Associate Professor, Medicine, Section of Nephrology

Michael Reese Lectureship
The lectureship is underwritten by the Michael Reese Research and Education Foundation as a memorial to the Michael Reese Hospital, a world renowned Chicago South Side institution that was a leader in medical care, research and education for over 100 years. It recognizes outstanding faculty who have developed novel teaching, training, bench or clinical research techniques, or other topics relevant to advancing health or healthcare.

Michelle Le Beau, PhD-Arthur and Marian Edelstein Professor, Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology