Clockwise: Tyler J. Fraum, MD, Cylen Javidan, MD, Michelle M. Miller-Thomas, MD, Mariam A. Malik, MD
Four faculty members from Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) were recognized by the Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, an institutional collaboration that works to foster a culture of educational excellence and create a coalition of health science education community leaders.
Michelle M. Miller-Thomas, MD, vice chair for faculty development and professor of radiology, was honored with the Exemplary Educator Award. Established in 2022, the award recognizes a faculty member who is actively building a legacy as an educator through their contributions in the domains of education and mentorship.
Fraum is an assistant professor of radiology with appointments in abdominal imaging and nuclear medicine. In 2021, he was honored with both an Honor Roll Award from the Academy of Educators and a Distinguished Teacher Award, given to those who provide excellent teaching and mentorship as selected by MIR trainees.
Javidan is an associate professor of radiology and the director of the cardiothoracic imaging fellowship program. She received an Honor Roll Award from the academy in 2021, which spotlights those making outstanding contributions to medical education at the university.
Malik is an assistant professor of radiology. She was named a 2023-2025 Loeb Teaching Fellow for her work developing interactive radiologic interpretive imaging exercises to enhance clinical anatomical understanding and application for the Gateway Curriculum.