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AM•EI Golden Apple Awards

[Important Update] CALL FOR NOMINATIONS REOPENS

Did you have a nomination form ready for the AM•EI Golden Apple Awards 2020 but didn’t submit in April because of our deferral announcement? Now is your chance to submit that nomination!

The committee has decided to reopen the submission period from 24 September 2020 to 5 October 2020, 5pm SGT, and there will be strictly no extension of deadline thereafter.

AM•EI Golden Apple Awards


AN ACCOLADE FOR EDUCATORS
– The AM•EI Golden Apple Awards recognise faculty and staff with an active teaching role in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre. Honour the best in healthcare education who have transformed teaching by engaging and inspiring learners.

Recognise an outstanding educator or education programme for the 2020 AM•EI Golden Apple Awards!   


Why the Award?
At SingHealth and Duke-NUS, educators play an important role for continuous learning and improvement in the pursuit of Academic Medicine. AM•EI believes that excellence in teaching by incorporating innovation will enhance engagement and imbue the spirit of inquiry in learners, thereby contributing to better healthcare education. Hence, the series of award categories aims to recognise and encourage educators for their passion and dedication to demonstrate excellence in teaching.

Award Categories
The four award categories will recognise educators across the various healthcare professions, namely –
Medical ▪ Nursing ▪ Allied Health ▪ Administration ▪ Research

Note: Oral health professionals to submit under Medical category & Pharmacists to submit under Allied Health category.

1) Outstanding Educator Award (Aged 40 and above)
The award recognises outstanding teaching potentials among educators (Aged 40 and above) in SingHealth and Duke-NUS across the various healthcare professions. The educator demonstrates dedication and commitment to excellence in educating the next generation of healthcare professionals.


2) Outstanding Young Educator Award (Aged 39 and below)
The award recognises outstanding teaching potentials among young educators (Aged 39 and below) in SingHealth and Duke-NUS across the various healthcare professions. The educator demonstrates dedication and commitment to excellence in educating the next generation of healthcare professionals.


3) AM•EI Generativity Award for Educators
This award recognises educators in SingHealth and Duke-NUS across the various healthcare professions who exemplify the spirit of Generativity by actively giving back to the education landscape through nurturing and mentoring the younger generation of healthcare professionals. The educators' passion in teaching has propelled them to engage and inspire their learners in the discovery of knowledge.

4) Programme Excellence Award
The award uniquely recognises distinctive educational programmes in SingHealth and Duke-NUS Medical School across the various healthcare professions for applying best practices in education philosophies and following a scholarly approach. For the purpose of the award, programme excellence refers to the creation or improvement of a curriculum or pedagogy leading to high quality teaching and learning. Examples of programme excellence may include any evidence demonstrating the use of best practices to promote enhanced engagement, achievement and learning in healthcare education. These may focus on designing and applying needs assessments, curriculum and assessment blueprints, and programme monitoring and evaluation.

  

Eligibility

  • The AM•EI Golden Apple Awards 2020 is open to SingHealth and Duke-NUS faculty members or staff with an active educating role in SingHealth, its group of hospitals and institutions and/or Duke-NUS.

  • Award nominations can be made for the following healthcare professions: medical, nursing, allied health, administration and research. Nominations should be submitted according to the respective professions accordingly. For example, to nominate a doctor for the Outstanding Young Educator Award, one should submit the nomination under the award’s “Medical” sub-category.

  • Individuals may nominate themselves, their educators or mentors, or other educators.

  • Past winners are not eligible to resubmit their proposals / submissions in any award category for three consecutive years after the year they receive the award.

Click here for more information on the awards criteria and nomination procedures.


Submission

Download the nomination forms from the links below.


Please email your nominations to:

AM•EI Golden Apple Awards 2020 Committee
amei-gaa@duke-nus.edu.sg

For enquiries, please email amei-gaa@duke-nus.edu.sg or call +65 6601 3340.