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Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education

The Flexner Award is granted annually to an individual for extraordinary contributions to the medical education community.

  • Program Contact: Sandra Gordon, sgordon@aamc.org, 202-828-0472
  • Nomination Deadline: Closed

Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Awards

The Alpha Omega Alpha Distinguished Teacher Awards recognize the significant contributions to medical education made by gifted teachers.

  • Program Contact: Geoffrey H. Young, PhD, 202-741-6466
  • Nomination Deadline: Closed

Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences

The Award for Distinguished Research honors outstanding biomedical research related to health and disease.

  • Program Contact: Sandra Gordon, sgordon@aamc.org, 202-828-0472
  • Nomination Deadline: Closed

David E. Rogers Award

The Rogers Award is granted annually to a member of a medical school faculty who has made major contributions to improving the health and health care of the American people.

  • Program Contact: Sandra Gordon, sgordon@aamc.org, 202-828-0472
  • Nomination Deadline: Closed

Herbert W. Nickens Award

The Nickens Award is given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to promoting justice in medical education and the health care of the American people.


Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship

The Nickens fellowship recognizes an outstanding junior faculty member who holds the rank of assistant professor in a LCME-accredited U.S. medical school department.


Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarships

The Nickens scholarships recognize outstanding academic achievement of medical students entering the third year in a LCME-accredited U.S. medical school.


Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award recognizes a medical school faculty physician who exemplifies the qualities of a caring and compassionate mentor in the teaching and advising of medical students.

  • Program Contact: Monique Mauge, mmauge@aamc.org, 202-862-6006
  • Nomination Deadline: Closed

Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service

The Spencer Foreman Award is presented annually to a member institution or organization with a longstanding, major institutional commitment to addressing community needs.

  • Program Contact: Sandra Gordon, sgordon@aamc.org, 202-828-0472
  • Nomination Deadline: Closed