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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 CategoriesThe 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 AwardThe 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org For enquiries, please email
email@example.com or call +65 6601 3340.