November 8, 2023

Sachs honored with Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award

Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Greg A. Sachs, M.D., was awarded the Indiana University School of Medicine Excellence in Faculty Mentoring award.  

The award recognizes the outstanding mentoring efforts of one clinical and one basic science faculty member each year who actively mentors other faculty members and learners. This prestigious award acknowledges faculty mentors’ time and dedication to fostering colleagues’ and learners’ career development and academic success in research, education, service and clinical practice.  

Those who nominated Dr. Sachs stated that he offers wise counsel to set mentees on their path to academic and professional success and is clear in his commitment to inclusion and justice. He makes the task of nurturing hundreds of faculty members seem effortless.  

Dr. Sachs was nominated for this award for his demonstration of a continued commitment to fostering his mentees’ intellectual, creative, scholarly and professional development.  

Mentoring among faculty is crucial in sustaining a vital faculty community, promoting development and increasing faculty retention.   

About Greg A. Sachs, MD
In addition to his role as a research scientist with the Indiana University Center for Aging Research at Regenstrief Institute, Greg A. Sachs, M.D., is chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is also the co-director of Research in Palliative and End-of-Life Communication and Training (RESPECT) Center and a professor of medicine, health services research, and neurology at IU School of Medicine. 

About Regenstrief Institute
Founded in 1969 in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute is a local, national and global leader dedicated to a world where better information empowers people to end disease and realize true health. A key research partner to Indiana University, Regenstrief and its research scientists are responsible for a growing number of major healthcare innovations and studies. Examples range from the development of global health information technology standards that enable the use and interoperability of electronic health records to improving patient-physician communications, to creating models of care that inform clinical practice and improve the lives of patients around the globe.  

Sam Regenstrief, a nationally successful entrepreneur from Connersville, Indiana, founded the institute with the goal of making healthcare more efficient and accessible for everyone. His vision continues to guide the institute’s research mission.  

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