Jim McDougall was a faculty member at the Fred Hutch from 1978-2003. He was highly regarded for his dedication to and excellent mentorship of the people in his lab. In honor of his memory, SPAC sponsors the annual McDougall Mentoring Award, which celebrates faculty members who demonstrate a similar dedication to and enthusiasm for mentoring their graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and/or medical fellows. The award recipient will be announced at the Annual SPAC Holiday Party in December.
2018 Dr. Harmit Malik
2017 Dr. Paul Lampe
2016 Dr. Adam Geballe
2015 Dr. Stephen Tapscott
2014 Dr. Polly Newcomb
2013 Dr. Sue Biggins
2012 Dr. Michael Emerman
2011 Dr. Anne McTiernan
2010 Dr. Andrea LaCroix
2009 Dr. Johanna Lampe
2008 Dr. Julie Overbaugh
2007 Dr. David Fredricks
The nominee must meet the following criteria:
Has been a faculty member at the FHCRC for at least three years
Their primary faculty appointment is at the FHCRC
Currently has at least one graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, or medical fellow in his/her lab or work group
Criteria to consider in your application include mentoring in the following areas:
Research skill development
Data analysis and interpretation
Critical thinking and hypothesis generation skills
Choosing a career
Job search including networking
Poster and oral presentations
Responsible conduct of research
Leadership and management skills
Sensitivity to diversity issues
The “human-side” of mentoring--how the mentor exemplifies living life as a scientist and a citizen
Hutchison Mentoring Award
Dr. Nancy Hutchison joined the Hutch in 1982 as a postdoctoral fellow, and in 1991 she co-founded the Science Education Partnership (SEP) which she led until her retirement in 2016. She is highly regarded for her dedication to science education and her excellent mentorship of the people in and around SEP.
In her honor, the annual Hutchison Mentoring Award celebrates non-faculty employees or trainees who demonstrate a similar dedication to and enthusiasm for mentoring others within the Fred Hutch community (e.g. graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, medical fellows, research technicians, undergraduates, high school students, etc.). The award recipient will be announced at the annual SPAC Holiday Party in December.
Nominations will be considered active and placed under annual consideration by the selection committee for up to 3 years after submission, as long as he or she is still an employee at Fred Hutch.
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