Accolades: Dr. John A. Jane

December 01, 2007
Dr. John A. Jane, director of the Neurosurgical Training Program, has received the highest award for physician educators given by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

The 2008 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award is given to distinguished program directors, nominated by faculty and residents, to honor their teaching and the development of effective residency programs.

During his tenure at U.Va., Jane has trained 55 neurosurgeons, 16 of whom are now department chairs. Another 25 surgeons he trained have pursued careers in academic medicine.