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Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Awards

The Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Awards were established by the AOA medical honor society in 1988 to provide national recognition to faculty members who have distinguished themselves in medical student education. The award is named for long-time AOA executive secretary Robert J. Glaser, M.D.

About the Award

The Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize the significant contributions to medical education made by gifted teachers. Up to four awards will be granted each year.

Each awardee will receive a $10,000 grant. The awardee's nominating institution will receive $2,500 for teaching activities, and, if the nominating institution has an Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) chapter, the chapter will receive a stipend of $1,000 toward its activities.

Selection Criteria

Please refer to the selection criteria  for the Alpha Omega Alpha distinguished teaching awards as you select your nominee.

Request for Nominations

Each medical school in the United States and Canada may nominate one faculty member. The nomination is made by the dean.

Please send nominations to:

Geoffrey Young, Ph.D.
Association of American Medical Colleges
2450 N Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037

The nomination form can be downloaded here . Nominations are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014. Schools who have not had an AOA award winner in the past three years are eligible and encouraged to nominate faculty.

Glaser 2013 Recipients



Glaser 2012 Recipients


Previous Glaser Award Recipients