Dustin Smith receives 2016 Educator Impact Award

smith-featuredDustin Smith, MD (Division of Hospital Medicine) was awarded the Emory University Department of Medicine’s 2016 Educator Impact Award at Celebratory Grand Rounds.

The Educator Impact Award recognizes a Department of Medicine faculty member who has made outstanding contributions as a medical educator, as recognized by peers.

Comments from Dr. Smith’s nominator(s):

“Dr. Smith is an outstanding educator for our students, residents, and faculty and has developed a national reputation as an educator and organizer.”

“He is an effective and engaging clinical teacher and fulfills a number of important education leadership roles…”

“He has been recognized for his teaching excellence through an impressive number of awards. These include awards at both the divisional and departmental levels.”

“He is an active committee member for the Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual national meeting planning committee, which he was asked to chair in 2019. This committee sets the educational agenda for the largest meeting of hospitalists in the world, and participation in the committee is highly competitive. That he has been invited to serve on this committee for the past four years speaks to his emerging national reputation as a medical educator.”


Related Links

*If you are interested in investing in research, clinical care, and/or education within the Emory University Department of Medicine, please visit our website to learn how you can help.

About the Author

Emory Department of Medicine
Emory Department of Medicine

The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine’s medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care.

The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.