Program and Fellowship Director Resources

Recognition Awards

Learn about the Program Director Recognition Award or the Frank A. Rubino Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology Teaching.

Program Director Recognition Award

The Program Director Recognition Award is intended to acknowledge excellence on behalf of neurology program directors. Program directors face many challenges in administering a residency program. The time has come to recognize individuals whose leadership, creativity, and innovation is crucial in ensuring the future of neurology. The application period occurs each fall and recipients are recognized at following the spring Annual Meeting.

Past Award Recipients:

2017: Vicki Shanker, MD; Perry Richardson, MD
2016: Timothy E. Lotze, MD; John J. Doyle, MD
2015: David C. Peterson, MD; Tracey A. Milligan, MD
2014: Zachary N. London, MD; Deborah Young Bradshaw, MD
2013: Christopher J. Boes, MD; Steven Vernino, MD, PhD, FAAN
2012: Jaffar Khan, MD, FAAN; Patrick S. Reynolds, MD
2011: Blair Ford, MD, FAAN; David J. Capobianco, MD, FAAN
2010: John W. Engstrom, MD, FAAN; Noor A. Pirzada, MD
2009: Ralph F. Jozefowicz, MD, FAAN; Joel C. Morgenlander, MD, FAAN

 

Frank A. Rubino Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology Teaching

The Frank A. Rubino Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology Teaching is reserved for clinical neurologists who are exceptional clinical neurology teachers and praised by many with whom they work. This award is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves by devoting their practice to clinical neurology, seeing patients, and teaching clinical neurology and are often the 'neurologists' neurologist' in terms of clinical acumen, clinical judgment, professionalism and patient/caregiver communication. The Rubino Award recognizes those 'neurologists in the trenches' of clinical neurology and helping patients in their clinical practice. These clinical neurology educators are the lifeblood and origins of neurology and exemplified by Dr. Frank A. Rubino. The application period occurs each fall and recipients are recognized at following the spring Annual Meeting.

Past Award Recipients:

2017: Amy A. Pruitt, MD