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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Honors 7 Distinguished Educators

Seven faculty members have been selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Educator Award from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

December 9, 2019

By Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science staff


The Distinguished Educator Award recognizes staff who have made sustained contributions to Mayo's education mission for many years.

Seven faculty members have been selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Educator Award from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

The award recognizes Mayo Clinic faculty who have significantly contributed to excellence in education throughout their career; demonstrated leadership and professionalism in education, education research or administration; been recognized or honored by students or faculty; shown a commitment to diversity; created new ways of teaching or applied innovative techniques that foster the educational process; contributed to the body of knowledge and methodology in medical education; and actively mentored junior faculty in education.

The awardees are:

Arizona

Holenarasipur Vikram, M.D., Infectious Diseases 

Florida

Charles Burger, M.D., Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 

Rochester

Liselotte Dyrbye, M.D., Community Internal Medicine 

Amy Oxentenko, M.D., Gastroenterology  

Larry Pease, Ph.D., Immunology, the Gordon H. and Violet Bartels Professor of Cellular Biology 

Zelalem Temesgen, M.D., Infectious Diseases 

Mayo Clinic Health System

Donn Dexter, M.D., Neurology, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin