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2020 Hubbard Award Recipients

Carol Carraccio, M.D.

Carol Carraccio, MD

Vice President, Competency-Based Assessment at the American Board of Pediatrics

In selecting Dr. Carraccio, the Hubbard Award Committee recognized her significant, innovative, and sustained contributions to Milestones and Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs).

"Her impact on educational practice always connects to scholarly work, and her constant productivity in research is impressive. Dr. Carraccio’s papers have significant international impact."

- Prior Hubbard Awardee, Cees Van der Vleuten, Ph.D.

Carol has played a key role in the development and implementation of Milestones and EPAs.
She holds numerous leadership roles, both within and outside her specialty, and has received several other awards, including the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Education Award.
Rebecca Lipner, Ph.D

Rebecca Lipner, PhD

Senior Vice President, Assessment and Research at the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Dr. Lipner was recognized by the Hubbard Award Committee for her enormous contributions to research in assessment and her considerable skill as a scientist.

"Dr. Lipner extended her influence in the field through broad collaboration and mentoring while working with the leaders in the field, both individually and institutionally."

- Prior Hubbard Awardee, John J. Norcini, Ph.D.

As Senior Vice President for Assessment and Research, Rebecca led improvement in assessment at the institutional level.
She is central to the numerous advances American Board Of Internal Medicine made to the assessment components of its certification programs.