MSK Radiologist Earns 2023 Faculty Education Award.
Dr. Josephina Vossen receives distinguished Leadership in Graduate Medical Education Award
Josephina A. Vossen, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor Musculoskeletal Radiology and Director of Radiology Residency Education, received the 2023 VCU/VCU Health Leadership in Graduate Medical Education Award for Program Director recognizing her commitment to excellence in medical education and mentorship.
A skilled clinician and educator, Dr. Vossen is respected by colleagues and residents. She demonstrates an unwavering commitment to education and goes above and beyond to ensure each resident receives the support they need to succeed. She received the Award at the VCU School of Medicine 25th Annual Faculty Excellence Awards.
To learn more about the awards and this year's winners, visit VCU School of Medicine 2023 Faculty Excellence Awards.
Photo features Dr. Vossen with her award certificate standing to the left of Dr. Brian Aboff, Senior Associate Dean & Director, DIO, Graduate Medical Education. Photo courtesy Cindy Blanchard of Cynthia Newmark Photography.
2023 Department Awards
2023 Department Awards for Educational Excellence
The VCU Department of Radiology recognizes excellence in radiology education and research. The education awards honor faculty members, residents and fellows for their exceptional commitment to medical education and innovative research activities.Learn About Our Education Awards
2022 Faculty Teaching Awards
Each year, the VCU Department of Radiology recognizes excellence in teaching and research leadership. The Faculty Teaching Awards honor faculty members for their exceptional commitment to teaching and research.
Kelley Z. Allison, M.D. recipient of the Klaus Ranninger Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Josephina Vossen, M.D., Ph.D. recipient of the Anthony V. Proto Resident Research Fund Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award. The award honors educators who demonstrate exemplary and unselfish service to the VCU Department of Radiology.
Wali Danish, M.D. recipient of the Anthony V. Proto, M.D. Faculty Research Mentorship Award for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to mentoring and furthering resident participation in academic medical exhibits, presentations and publications.
Irby-James Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
The 2019 Irby-James Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching recipient is Josephina A. Vossen, M.D., Ph.D. The Irby-James Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching recognizes superior teaching in clinical medicine to students in their last two years of medical school and residency training. The award is funded by the MCV Foundation. Dr. Vossen, a musculoskeletal radiologist, joined the VCU faculty in 2016. She became the Musculoskeletal Fellowship Director in 2018 and recently assumed the role of the Radiology Residency Program Director for 35 residents.
Educational Innovation / Educational Research
The 2019 Educational Innovation / Educational Research Award recipients are Peter J. Haar, M.D., Ph.D., Marvin Alexander (Alex) Meredith, Ph.D., Gross Anatomy Teaching Faculty, VCU Radiology Residency Program, and VCU CT Technologists. The Educational Innovation / Educational Research Award recognizes significant educational innovation or educational research. Dr. Haar, Assistant Professor of Radiology, has collaborated with colleague Alex Meredith, Ph.D., the Gross Anatomy teaching faculty, radiology residents and CT technologists over the past six years to create an active learning experience for over 1300 medical students. The collaborative project allows students to study cross-sectional images of their own and other cadavers in the anatomy lab and, to date, medical students have learned from 195 cadavers. The image collection from this project creates a growing educational resource to educate medical students in the future.