Dr. Harvey is one of three emeritus professors in the Department of Biochemistry and is recognized internationally for his authorship of texts in medical education. Dr. Harvey has established the Excellence in Teaching Innovation Award as a stimulus to teaching excellence by the RWJMS faculty. Dr. Harvey is also a generous supporter of the RWJMS Institute for Excellence in Education.
The Professor Richard A. Harvey Excellence in Teaching Innovation Award will be administered through the Office of Education. Nominees must be full time faculty in either a basic science or clinical department of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Nominations should be made by the chair and submitted to the Office of Education as a complete packet.
The nominee will submit a personal statement outlining how the award of $3,500 will be used to further innovation in the educational program. Previous awardees are ineligible for the award.
Nominees will be chosen based on the learner evaluations, educational program activities, and the proposed use of the award. The Selection Committee will be composed of members of the Institute for Excellence in Education.