Mukaila Raji, MD, Professor & Director, Division of Geriatric & Palliative Medicine, Edgar Gnitzinger Distinguished Professorship in Aging, was honored with a Faculty Researcher Award at the first John Sealy
School of Medicine WE Summit in October 2022. Dr. Raji was selected for scholarly products, publications, and presentations for medical students produced in 2019-2022.
In addition, he has been named the 2022 Internal Medicine Senior Faculty Mentor of the Year.
This award recognizes faculty members who are a model for integrity and professionalism in the clinical, research, and education missions of UTMB within the Department of Internal Medicine.
He is a Senior Fellow of the Sealy Center on Aging and was a recipient of the Sir William Osler Excellence in Clinical Teaching Awards (2006 & 2018), America’s Top Doctor Award in Geriatric Medicine (2017-2021), and the Top Texas Physician Awards
(Texas Super Doctors, 2013-2021). Dr. Raji teaches medical students, residents, and geriatrics fellows and serves as attending faculty on the Acute Care for the Elders Unit, Geriatric Consults, and Geriatric Clinic Service.