Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Educator of the Year Award

Lisa Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF

The Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Educator of the Year Award is given to a junior faculty member for an impressive body of work in geriatric education, with significant contributions to training students and advancing geriatrics education in health professions schools. The AGS is pleased to recognize Lisa Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF, this year for her extensive work as a teacher and mentor locally, nationally, and internationally. An Associate Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Walke created the inpatient-outpatient geriatrics consultative service and geriatrics-surgery co-management program at the Yale-affiliated Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC). In addition to clinical and teaching responsibilities, Dr. Walke also initiated and continues to direct the Yale-INTEC Practice Based Learning Exchange with the INTEC School of Medicine in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The program fosters educational and cultural exchange visits for medical students in the U.S. and the Dominican Republic, enhancing international experiences and learning opportunities for those involved. As the director of the Connecticut Older Adult Collaboration for Health (COACH) program, Dr. Walke also integrates geriatric training into the educational curriculum for interprofessional healthcare trainees.

Past Recipients of the Outstanding Mid-Career Clinical Educator of the Year Award

2016      Anna Chang, MD
2015      Susan Parks, MD
2014      Louise Aronson, MD
2013      Helen Fernandez, MD