OSF Educators Honored at 2nd Annual Education Symposium

2/08/2018 - Peoria, Illinois

A handful of OSF HealthCare educators were recently honored for their dedication, expertise and leadership at the 2nd annual OSF HealthCare Education Symposium on December 19, 2017.

The OSF Education Symposium caters to OSF Educators across the Ministry, and nearly 150 were in attendance to connect, to learn and to celebrate their peers. 

For the first time, the symposium included Excellence in Education Awards. The award winners were nominated by their fellow Mission Partners, and included the categories Innovation in Education, Collaboration in Education, Service in Education and Leader in Education, which went to a Mission Partner deemed outstanding in all three previous categories.

The 2017 Excellence in Education Awards were distributed as follows:


  • Innovation in Education – Toufic Khairallah, Clinical Education Scholar, Professional Development


  • Collaboration in Education – Tracy Ketelaar, Clinical Educator, Quality - Clinical Services


  • Service in Education – Timothy Claxton, Learning Experience Architect, Professional Development


  • Leader in Education – Amber K. Jones, Regional Clinical Practice Coordinator, Quality - Clinical Services


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