Dr. Saha awarded annual Excellence in Medical Education Award for Mentorship

The Academy of Medical Educators named Sibu Saha, MD, MBA, professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, as a recipient of its annual Excellence in Medical Education Award in the area of Mentorship on February 5.

The award recognizes Dr. Saha’s significant contributions to educational programs in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Throughout his career as a cardiac surgeon, Dr. Saha mentored residents and fellows in Cardiothoracic Surgery. In addition to being division chief, Dr. Saha was program director of the fellowship program in cardiothoracic surgery and the I-6 residency program.

He continues to mentor residents in clinical skills and research.

The Academy of Clinical Educators is an interdisciplinary community of dedicated faculty who collaborate to strengthen their own teaching and to promote educational excellence throughout the medical community.  Membership in the Academy recognizes highly accomplished educational leaders, who serve as educational resources to colleagues and UK College of Medicine leadership.