College of Health Sciences Dean's Excellence Awards

Dean's Award for Excellence in Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Honorees for the Dean’s Award for Excellence Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
in the College of Health Sciences propose solutions to health related problems or
complex issues using clear, rational, objective, open-minded, and evidence informed
thinking. Examples include:

· Proposing or enacting a well-defined, logical, clear solutions to real life health
  care issues that arise in the classroom, clinic, or community

· Designing an innovative health care program, device, or software to address a
  currently unmet or poorly met need

· Working on impactful solutions to complex public health issues such as
  health literacy or health disparities

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Dean's Award for Excellence in Cultural Competence & Awareness

Honorees for the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Cultural Competence & Awareness
for the College of Health Sciences value, uphold, and advocate for diversity, equity,
and inclusion on campus, in their communities, and in their health fields.
Award recipients demonstrate cultural humility and continuous service in diverse
communities. Examples include:

· Modeling inclusion in and outside the classroom amongst classmates and team
  members

· Advocating to promote health and health equity across diverse populations

· Demonstrating and applying knowledge of diverse identities, including various
  cultures, religions, physical and intellectual differences, sexual orientations,
  gender identities,  ages, and other identities

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Dean's Award for Excellence in Professional Integrity

Honorees for the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Professional Integrity for
the College of Health Sciences adhere to moral and ethical principles and
exhibit soundness of moral character and honesty. Integrity is exemplified
by upholding the code of ethics of the students’ respective professional
association and the university. Examples include:

· Advocating for others when behavior or care is inappropriate or unethical

· Being accountable and self-reporting when an error or violation is made

· Reporting others when an error or violation occurs

· Adhering to University of Michigan-Flint, CHS, department, program, and
  professional policies, standards of practice, and codes of ethics

· Promoting adherence to the code of ethics among student peers

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Dean's Award for Excellence in Leadership

Honorees for the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Leadership for the
College of Health Sciences embody traits including: forward thinking,
resourceful, goal directed, honest, inspirational, humble, empathetic,
creative, problem solver, open-minded, accountable, good communicator,
collaborator, decision maker, and committed. Honorees must have exhibited
these leadership characteristics while a student and have the potential for future
leadership in the health field. Examples include:

· Fulfilling defined leadership roles in campus, community, or professional organizations

· Leading a spontaneously arising health related initiative in response to a campus or community need

· Facilitating professional growth of other students

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Selig Award of Excellence

Selig Award of Excellence

The Selig Award of Excellence is a prestigious award given to a student attending the University of Michigan-Flint, College of Health Sciences, for exceptional achievement in academics and civic or community engagement.

Established by the Farrehi Family Foundation, the award honors the long-standing and distinguished service of Dr. Suzanne Selig to the University of Michigan-Flint in the fields of Public Health and Health Sciences and her creative contributions to Flint’s public health community.

Recipients of the award will receive $2,000.00 which is solely based on merit. 

Physical Therapy Student Awards

Academic Excellence Award The Physcial Therapy Department values excellence in academic performance. This award is given to a student who not only achieves a high GPA in the DPT program, but who also seeks knowledge through persistent academic curiosity and love of learning.

Outstanding Service Award Participatory citizenship is highly valued at the University of Michigan-Flint and in the DPT program. This award recognizes the contributions that a DPT student has made to the DPT program, physical therapy profession, or broader community.

Outstanding Courageous Student Award Many students face unusual or challenging circumstances as they progress through the DPT program. This award honors a student who faced unusual or challenging circumstances and showed mettle in persisting to successfully complete the program.

Outstanding Student Clinician Award Professionalism and success in delivering evidence-based care in physical therapy are central features of the DPT program. This award recognizes a student who excelled in clinical decision-making and professionalism during their final clinical internships.

The Cindy Pfalzer Physical Therapy Horizons Award This award recognizes a post-professional student who is an advocate for the profession, contributing substantially to the profession through service and/or scholarship, exemplifying the core values and skills of the profession, and reflecting the characteristics of being a lifelong learner.

 

Public Health & Health Sciences Student Awards

The Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology Outstanding Student Award is presented to a senior student enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology Program at The University of Michigan-Flint with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and at least 30 hours completed within the program. This student has demonstrated a record of research and service, and professional behavior in and out of the classroom.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Outstanding Student Award is presented to a student with senior standing enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Health Care Administration program at The University of Michigan-Flint.  The student must have completed a minimum of at least 18 credit hours in Health Care Administration with a minimum GPA of 3.5. In addition, the student must have a demonstrated record of service, and excellent leadership skills and modeled professional behavior in and out of the classroom.   

 

The Bachelor of Science in Health Education / Public Health Outstanding Student Award is presented to a student with senior standing enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Health Education or Public Health program at The University of Michigan-Flint.  The student must have completed a minimum of at least 18 credit hours in Health Education / Public Health with a minimum GPA of 3.5. In addition, the student must have a demonstrated record of service, and excellent leadership skills and modeled professional behavior in and out of the classroom. Further more, the student must be a member of Eta Sigma Gamma.

 

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Outstanding Student Award is presented to a student with senior standing enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Health Sciences program at The University of Michigan-Flint.  The student must have completed a minimum of at least 18 credit hours in Health Sciences with a minimum GPA of 3.5. In addition, the student must have a demonstrated record of service, and excellent leadership skills and modeled professional behavior in and out of the classroom.   

 

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Honors Program Outstanding Student Award is presented to a student with senior standing enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Honors Program at The University of Michigan-Flint.  The student must have completed a minimum of at least 18 credit hours in Health Sciences with a minimum GPA of 3.5. In addition, the student must have a demonstrated record of service, and excellent leadership skills and modeled professional behavior in and out of the classroom.   

 

The Bachelor of Science in Radiation Therapy Outstanding Student Award is presented to a student in the last semester of the Radiation Therapy Program at The University of Michigan-Flint.  The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.8, and be a student member of Lambda Nu, and the Radiation Therapy Student Organization.  In addition, the student must have a demonstrated record of service, must have demonstrated the importance of lifelong learning.