Yayi Huang MD FRCPC
W. T. Aikins Award for Excellence in Individual Teaching Performance: Clerkship
MD Program Awards
Dr. Yayi Huang is a General Internist and Obstetric Internist at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor and Clinician Teacher within the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Yayi completed her Bachelor of Science, MD, and General Internal Medicine training with a year of specialization on medical diseases in pregnancy all at the University of Toronto in 2019. She went on to complete the Master Teacher Program and is currently the lead for Medical Consults and Obstetric Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. Yayi is the author of the Obstetric Medicine Handbook, which is published and has sold copies Internationally, and the editor of the Medical Consult Handbook. She is passionate about improving education of Undergraduate and Postgraduate trainees and an avid teacher, mentor, and public speaker at rounds and conferences.
About the Award
These awards are named after William Thomas Aikins, the first Dean of the Faculty of Medicine after its reorganization in1887. They are the Faculty’s most prestigious awards in the MD Program. They were established to recognize and formally reward outstanding teachers in the areas of Individual Teaching Performance (Foundations and Clerkship), Development and Use of Educational Innovations, and Course / Program Development and Coordination. Recipients of these awards have significantly contributed to high-quality undergraduate teaching by establishing and integrating new and effective methods of instruction into the curriculum.