Pictured from left to right:
Lawrence Hansen, MD; Edward W. Holmes, MD;
Bruce Potenza, MD; Nora Laiken, PhD;
Omar Abdeen, MD; Michael Takamura, MD;
Rahul Jandial, MD (not pictured)
It is my pleasure to announce the 2006 winners of the Kaiser
Permanente "Excellence in Teaching" Award.
Dr. Omar Abdeen, formerly with the department of Medicine, was chosen by the
Dr. Bruce Potenza, Assistant Clinical Professor, department of Surgery, was
chosen by the junior class.
For the second year in a row, the sophomore class has chosen Dr. Nora
Laiken, Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Student Affairs.
And for the seventh time, the freshman class has given the award to Dr.
Lawrence Hansen, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Neurosciences.
In the housestaff category, the senior and junior classes combined their votes
and selected Dr. Rahul Jandial and Dr. Michael Takamura.
Congratulations and thank you to the winners for their valuable contributions
Edward W. Holmes, MD
Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and
Dean of the School of Medicine