The School of Medicine will again award the Spirit Award to two exceptional staff members. The winners will be selected based on outstanding dedication, initiative, motivation, positive attitude and customer service.

The winners of this award will be recognized at the annual staff appreciation event and will each receive a $3000 check.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The nominated School of Medicine staff employees must have outstanding performance and demonstrate consistent dedication, initiative, motivation, positive attitude, and customer service to those they support and with whom they interact.

  2. Staff members must have been employed as regular (including bargaining unit) employees, at 50% FTE or more, in one department/unit for the past 2 years, as of December 31, 2014.

  3. Staff excluded from being nominated include Directors of Finance and Administration, Dean's Office Senior Managers, Deans/Associate Deans/Assistant Deans, Faculty, Clinician Educators, Staff Physicians, Clinical Instructors, and previous Spirit Award winners.

Who Can Nominate

Any faculty, staff, student, fellow and post doc working at the School of Medicine may nominate any eligible staff members (i.e., non-exempt and exempt) in any department or administrative area who meet the award criteria (see Eligibility Criteria above).

Nomination Process

All nominations must be electronic. Please use the online form to forward your ballot to the Award Selection Committee, Human Resources Group.

All ballots must be received by Monday, March 2, 2015. Late Ballots will not be accepted.

Recipients will be selected and notified later in the spring.

We are quite excited to be bringing this award forward once again and hope you will use this opportunity to nominate deserving employees. 

Thank you for your participation!