Paul Cutler Award for Clinical Excellence






To recognize a graduating student for clinical excellence achieved through both the blend of the art and science of medicine.



  1. Nominee must be a fourth-year medical student.

Nomination Materials and Instructions

Fourth-year medical students may be nominated by other fourth-year students. No self-nominations are accepted. The nominator must submit a nomination packet consisting of:

  • A letter of recommendation describing the nominee’s clinical skills to Jennifer Hernandez at
The annual deadline for submission is February 12, 2018 by 5:00 pm



Final selection of the recipient will be made by the Medical School Scholarship Committee and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.


Note: Award selections will take into consideration nominees’ financial need.




Final selection will be made by March 15 and the award will be presented to the recipient at the annual Senior Graduation Dinner and Awards Ceremony in March.

Award The recipient receives a $2,000 check and a framed certificate.