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Dr. Sam Borden Honored With Courage To Teach Award

November 01, 2014

Samuel Borden MD, Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Director, and Vice Chair of Medicine, is one of ten recipients of the 2015 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Dr. Borden will receive his award at the 2015 ACGME Annual Educational Conference in San Diego.

The Courage to Teach Award is presented to program directors who have fostered innovation and improvement in their residency programs and served as exemplary role models for residents.

Parker J. Palmer, author of "The Courage to Teach," promoted the concept of "living divided no more" which has proven relevant to teaching in academic health centers.