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AAMC Award for Excellence in Medical Education

The AAMC Award for Excellence in Medical Education* honors an individual or a team of two individuals whose contributions have had a demonstrable impact on advancing medical education. As the AAMC’s most prestigious honor, the AAMC Award for Excellence in Medical Education recognizes the highest standards in medical education.

The awardee receives the AAMC Award for Excellence and a prize of $10,000. Nominations are due Jan. 26, 2024.

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals or teams of two individuals may be nominated. All nominees must have a faculty appointment at AAMC-member medical schools or teaching hospitals, but rank is not a criterion for this award.

Nominees should have made significant contributions to medical education and will be evaluated by the review committee on the following criteria:

  • The nominee has had a significant national impact on medical education, above and beyond one’s own institution. This may be a broad impact across the medical education continuum or an in-depth impact in a particular area, such as undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, or interprofessional education.
  • The nominee has a strong record of medical education scholarship.
  • The nominee has substantive experience as a teacher and/or mentor within the health professions community or as a collaborative partner with patients, families, and communities.
  • The nominee demonstrates standards of professional ethics and scientific integrity.

Nominees should demonstrate excellence in all criteria listed above.

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