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Education

Presidential Award Nomination Instructions

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How to Nominate a Faculty Member

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To nominate a faculty member for the Presidential Award for Excellence In Education, at least two individuals must jointly sign a letter of nomination and submit a copy of the nominee's Narrative Summary of Educator’s Contributions and current curriculum vitae. At least one of the signatories must be a member of the Baylor College of Medicine faculty. 

Please note: current members of the Robertson Selection Committee cannot be nominators. 

Previous recipients of the Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence In Education are not eligible for nomination.

For nominees who are deans or department chairs both nominators must be outside of any of the nominee's departments and/or schools of appointment.

Prior to preparing a nomination for the Robertson Award, please read, in detail, the eligibility criteria for nomination and the educational criteria. See Eligibility and Educational Criteria.

Nomination letters should specifically include supporting evidence demonstrating how the nominee meets the aforementioned sets of criteria. Please explain the specific educational contributions, the duration of service, special awards and recognitions, support of the schools core values and any other information that you believe supports this person's nomination for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Education. See Frequently Asked Questions.

It is important for your letter to discuss major examples of the nominee's contributions; however, please refrain from attaching additional supporting material, such as reprints or evaluations.

The nomination letter addressed to the Selection Committee, the Narrative Summary of Educator’s Contributions and curriculum vitae may be scanned and emailed as attachments to:

Deborah Fernandez at dfernand@bcm.edu
Administrative Coordinator
Barbara & Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence In Education

Or sent to:

Internal Address

Barbara & Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence In Education
Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development
MS: BCM N105
Attn: Deborah Fernandez

External Address

Barbara & Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence In Education
Office of the Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza – BCM N105
Houston, TX 77030
Attn: Deborah Fernandez

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development, acting on behalf of the President's Office, must receive the nomination letter, Narrative Summary of Educator’s Contributions and curriculum vitae by the deadline for nomination. See Important Dates.