OWIMS Mentor of the Year Award

The Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) established the Mentor of the Year Award in 2006 to recognize an individual for their contribution to the professional development of women junior faculty within the OWIMS Mentoring Program.  This award is offered annually. 

Congratulations to the OWIMS Mentor of the Year and Mentoring Team Award Recipients!

Petrozza Patricia H

OWIMS 2013 Mentor of the Year 
Patricia Petrozza, M.D.

 Hoth James Jason

OWIMS 2013 Mentoring Team Award Recipient
Jason Hoth, M.D.
Associate Professor 
Surgical Sciences, General Surgery

Bowton David L

OWIMS 2013 Mentoring Team Award Recipient
David Bowton, M.D.
Professor and Section Head 

Morris Peter E

OWIMS 2013 Mentoring Team Award Recipient
Peter Morris, M.D.
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

The call for nominations is sent out every January to Mentees who have participated in the Program for at least 12 months. Within the nomination form, the Mentee indicates the various roles that their Mentor fulfills, elaborates how their Mentor has gone beyond the expected behaviors and illustrates how the Mentee has benefited from the relationship.

The OWIMS Mentoring Award Subcommittee is comprised of senior faculty from the Leadership Program Committee and the Award winner from the previous year.  The Committee meets to discuss each candidate's submitted information. The information considered includes not only the Mentee's nomination form but also the nominee's CV, years of service as a Mentor within the OWIMS Mentoring Program, the number of mentees they have assisted during that time and any other collected information.

If you have any questions about the process, please contact Diana Cornelison, Mentoring Program Manager, at dcorneli@wakehealth.edu or 713-4222.

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