CME Awards

The CME Distinguished Lecturer Award is given to two OHSU faculty members annually, who are recognized for their outstanding service to continuing medical education, have demonstrated excellence in CME teaching and have provided service to the OHSU Division of Continuing Professional Development through one or more of the following:

  • Project development
  • Curriculum planning
  • Service on Continuing Professional Development committee
  • Faculty development
  • Serving as faculty at Continuing Professional Development-sponsored programs

The awards have been given annually since 2007. The following have been honored in the past:

2018           Jessica Castle, M.D. and Benjamin Hoffman, M.D.

2017           David Mansoor, M.D. and Craig Williams, Pharm.D.

2016           Elizabeth Bower, M.D., M.P.H. and James Chesnutt, M.D.

2015           Nels Carlson, M.D. and Cynthia Ferrell, M.D., M.S.Ed.

2014           Alan Hunter, M.D. and Atif Zaman, M.D., M.P.H.

2013           Michelle Berlin, M.D., M.P.H. and Scott Mader, M.D.

2012           Y Pritham Raj, M.D., F.A.C.P. and Ali Olyaei, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S.

2011           Susan Grauer, M.D. and Mark O'Hollaren, M.D.

2010           Sharon Anderson, M.D. and Robert Taylor, M.D.

2009           Greg Larsen, M.D. and Matthew Riddle, M.D.

2008           John McAnulty, M.D. and Fran Storrs, M.D.

2007           Stephen Campbell, M.D. and Thomas DeLoughery, M.D.

Presented to activity coordinators who have made outstanding contributions to OHSU’s CME mission.

2019: Leslie Lesner, Casey Eye Institute and Molly Willis, Center for Ethics

Presented to activity planners who have made exceptional contributions to the planning of OHSU CME activities.

2019: Kara Connelly, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology and Emily Morgan, MD, Internal Medicine & Geriatrics

Awarded to a program that utilizes innovative methods to further faculty development in research.

2019: Cindy Morris on behalf of Design Studio

Presented to a program that furthers faculty development in research, especially those that incorporate mentorship.

2018: Pepper Schedin on behalf of the Junior Faculty Advancement Program

Sakai Outstanding Course Design Award

Awarded for teaching with technology in a course that engages and enhances the student learning experience.

2019: Erin Bonura, MD, MCR

Sakai Torchbearer Award

Presented for using innovations to improve and transform the learning experience by pushing use of technology in a course.

2019: Alexander Kain, PhD

Awards Presented at the 2019 CPD and FD Strategic Planning Retreat

Leslie Lesner is presented the Honored Coordinator Award at CPD/FD Strategic Planning Retreat 2019
Leslie Lesner with Casey Eye Institute is presented the Honored Coordinator Award.
Design Studio Innovation in Scientific Mentoring and Development Award SPR 2019
Cindy Morris accepts the Innovation in Scientific Mentoring and Development Award on behalf of the Design Studio.
Alexander Kain, Ph.D. receives The Teaching and Learning Center Sakai Torchbearer Award.
Alexander Kain, Ph.D. receives The Teaching and Learning Center Sakai Torchbearer Award.
Molly Willis is presented the Honored Coordinator Award at CPD/FD Strategic Planning Retreat 2019
Molly Willis with the Center for Ethics is presented the Honored Coordinator Award.
Pepper Schedin accepts the Scientific Mentoring and Development Award on Behalf of the Junior Faculty Advancement Program at the 2019 CPD/FD Strategic Planning Retreat
Pepper Schedin accepts the Scientific Mentoring and Development Award on behalf of the Junior Faculty Advancement Program.
Erin Bonura, MD, MCR
Erin Bonura, M.D., M.C.R. was selected to receive The Teaching and Learning Center's Sakai Outstanding Course Design Award.
Emily Morgan, MD is presented the Honored Planner Award at CPD/FD Strategic Planning Retreat 2019
Emily Morgan, M.D. is presented the Honored Planner Award.
Kara Connelly, MD
Kara Connelly, M.D. was selected to receive the Honored Planner Award.