The purpose of the Deans' Team Award for Excellence is to acknowledge outstanding, high-performing, multidisciplinary team efforts and approaches that contribute to advancing our mission. The multidisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary team model should embody and exemplify a sustainable collaborative approach that aligns our collegial community with our mission. The nominee’s efforts must clearly contribute to UC Davis Health being a destination of choice to all those we serve.

The mission categories are:

  • Education – provides outstanding learning opportunities for students
  • Research – leader in innovative research, making high-impact discoveries
  • Clinical Care – provides high-quality patient-oriented services
  • Community Engagement – enhances the qualify of life of our local and regional communities (Community organizations are welcome to submit letters of support.)

The award winning teams receive a monetary award and are honored at a special reception. Each team's award funds will be deposited into a departmental account to be used for the enrichment of the team’s work.

Previous Deans' Team Award for Excellence Recipients