Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Educator of the Year Award

Amit Shah, MD, FACP, 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 geriatrics education, with significant contributions to training students and advancing geriatrics education in health professions schools. The AGS is pleased to this year recognize Amit Shah, MD, FACP, AGSF, for his work as an inspiring mentor, attentive clinician, and innovator developing high-quality online modules that provide a geriatrics curriculum to learners around the world. Dr. Shah spearheaded the development of web-GEMS (web-based Geriatric Education Modules), the AGS’s national web-based geriatrics curriculum for medical, physician assistant, and nurse practitioner trainees which is now known as Aquifer Geriatrics.  Currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Arizona, Dr. Shah leads the medical school’s longitudinal geriatrics curriculum and co-directs the internal medicine residency continuity clinic.  In his previous work at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Shah served as Reynolds Foundation grant co-Principal Investigator, helping facilitate the Southwestern Aging and Geriatrics (SAGE) program and received a number of teaching awards, including being elected to the UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers.

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

2017      Lisa Walke, MD, MSHA, AGSF
2016      Anna Chang, MD
2015      Susan Parks, MD
2014      Louise Aronson, MD
2013      Helen Fernandez, MD