Recognition Resources


1. The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, by Gary Chapman and Paul White

2. University of Colorado guide to developing a recognitions program

3. From Karl Wiggins, “Creating a software culture”

4. 101 ways to recognize people

5. Forbes:  The secrets of employee recognition

6. Moneywatch:  The best ways to recognize employees 

Web links to departmental faculty awards:

Biochemistry (

                Alec Hodel “Excellence in Teaching” Award


Medicine (

                Educator Impact Award

                Outstanding Clinician Award

                Outstanding Quality Achievement Award

                R. Wayne Alexander Excellence in Research Accomplishment (clinical and basic)

                Outstanding Scientific Citation Award (clinical and basic)

                Nanette K. Wenger Distinguished Service Award

                Shanthi V. Sitaramin Silver Pear Mentorship Award

                Academy of Medical Educators “Teach 12” Award


Pediatrics (

Innovations in Clinical Program Development

Innovations in Teaching Program Development

Humanitarian Award for Compassionate, Patient and Family Centered Care

Joe Snitzer Master Clinician for Clinical Expertise

Teacher of the Year-General Pediatrics

Teacher of the Year-Subspecialty Pediatrics

Best Scientific Publication of the Year—Basic Science

Best Scientific Publication of the Year—Clinical/Translational

Junior Faculty Researcher of the Year

Research Mentor of the Year

Teaching Mentor of the Year

Career Development Mentor


Psychiatry (

Mentoring Award—Research

Mentoring Award—Service and Education

Distinguished Clinician Award

Distinguished Service Award

 Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award

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