The Siegel Awards are the foremost means for recognizing extraordinary teachers in our school.
Louis A. Siegel received his medical degree from UB in 1923 and served as an assistant professor of obstetrics-gynecology for 21 years. He was a dedicated clinical teacher who was able to inspire both medical students and house officers with enthusiasm and the spirit of inquiry.
Considerations for the Siegel Awards include: instructional skill, ability to stimulate thinking and develop understanding, demonstration of sensitivity toward the human condition and serving as a role model for students.
A student award committee comprised of representatives from each medical class reviews nominations provided by students and selects awardees in the four categories.