Amgad Masoud, M.D., was honored as recipient of the Outstanding Year 1 and 2 Docent Teaching Award at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Aug. 6 at White Recital Hall.
The award represents exceptional teaching and the pursuit of excellence in medicine. Its recipient is chosen each year from student nominations.
A member of the School of Medicine Years 1 and 2 docent team since 2010, Masoud also received the outstanding docent award in 2013 and in 2015.
He has served as a Years 3-through-6 docent since 2008 and has received numerous other teaching awards, including the Excellent Teaching Award for Internal Medicine Residency Faculty and the Resident Teacher of the Year Award.
In nominating him for the Year 1 and 2 Docent award, students said Masoud brings something special to his docent teams. They said they see him as a true role model who is kind, empathetic and “an incredible teacher and doctor.” One student wrote that Masoud “has gone above and beyond as a mentor. His compassion and determination to help and discover are very inspiring, and the bond he has with his patients is significant. Dr. Masoud exemplifies respect, appreciation and thoughtfulness.”
Before joining the UMKC faculty, Masoud completed an internal medicine residency at the UMKC School of Medicine after earning his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine and serving as an attending physician in internal medicine at Al Salam International Hospital in Cairo.