Doug White recently received the Distinguished Research Mentor Award from the Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE). White was nominated for the award along with Robert Arnold, Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Director of the Institute for Doctor-Patient Communication, and Medical Director of the UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute. White and Arnold were nominated by Yael Schenker, Assistant Professor of Medicine, who presented compelling reasons why they were outstanding mentors, which included their investment in their mentees’ success, and their interest in furthering their mentees’ careers.
The Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE) is the home for the University of Pittsburgh's premier clinical and translational research training programs, and the home for the Research Education and Career Development Core of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Every year, ICRE recognizes an outstanding mentor or mentoring team at their commencement ceremony, which was held this year on May 19.