Mentoring Awards

Student/Postdoc Advisory Committee

Mentoring Awards


McDougall Mentoring Award

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.

Application forms are due to Karen Peterson at kpeterso@fredhutch.org by October 1, 2018.

Nominations will be considered active and placed under annual consideration by the selection committee for up to 3 years after submission.

Past McDougall Mentoring Award Recipients:

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

 

 

Nomination criteria

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
  • Collaborative science
  • Choosing a career
  • Job search including networking
  • Poster and oral presentations

 

  • Writing skills
  • Teaching skills
  • 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

Nancy Hutchinson

Nancy Hutchinson

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.

Application forms are due to Karen Peterson at kpeterso@fredhutch.org by October 1, 2018.

Nominations will be considered active and placed under annual consideration by the selection committee for up to 3 years after submission.

Past Hutchison Mentoring Award Recipients:

2018  Dr. Dara Lehman

The nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • Has been an employee or trainee at Fred Hutch for at least one year.
  • Does not hold a faculty appointment at Fred Hutch.
  • Has demonstrated mentorship of others within the Fred Hutch community (e.g. high school students, undergraduates, gradute students, postdoctoral fellows, medical fellows, research technicians, etc.) 

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
  • Collaborative science
  • Choosing a career
  • Job search including networking
  • Poster and oral presentations
  • Writing skills
  • Teaching skills
  • 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