Teaching Excellence Awards


The purpose of AUPHA’s Teaching Excellence Awards is to recognize faculty from AUPHA member programs who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments at the undergraduate, masters, or doctoral level. The Awards seek to honor, annually, AUPHA faculty across Faculty Forums who demonstrate teaching excellence within various disciplines that inspire and advance other faculty within AUPHA and beyond. Established in 2021, the first three Teaching Excellence Awards will focus on the following areas:
  • Teaching Excellence Award for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Social Justice
  • Teaching Excellence Award for Healthcare Management and Leadership
  • Teaching Excellence Award for Health Policy


    • Nominee must have a formal faculty appointment in an AUPHA Full or Associate Member Program and must be responsible as the instructor-of-record for at least one course in the area for which they are being nominated.
    • Nominee must have five or more years of teaching experience in health administration and policy.
    • The nominee must be teaching in the academic year in which they are nominated.
    • Past awardees may not be nominated again in the area for which they have already been recognized.
    • Nominees must be a member of one of the three academic Faculty Forums listed below: