Whether he's teaching medical students in the classroom or developing innovative ways for other instructors to teach anatomy, University of Kentucky College of Medicine Assistant Professor Samuel Franklin strives for excellence.

Watch the video below to discover what motivates Franklin and why he loves watching his students succeed. 

During the next six weeks, UKNow is presenting an in-depth video feature about each recipient of the UK Alumni Association's 2013 Great Teacher Awards to show how they "see excellence." throughout campus.

Video Produced by UK Public Relations and Marketing.