Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences
This award was established in 1947 and recognizes outstanding clinical or laboratory research by a medical school faculty member related to health and disease that has contributed to the substance of medicine. The nomination deadline is May 6, 2016.
Request for Nominations
The Award for Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Sciences honors outstanding biomedical research related to health and disease. The research recognized should have contributed to the substance of medicine. The AAMC has awarded a prize in this arena, in partnership with various sponsors, since 1947.
Nominations may be made by anyone on the faculty or staff of a medical school or teaching hospital or by a member of an academic society. The nominee must be an individual who serves on the faculty of an AAMC member medical school or teaching hospital.
The nomination packet must include:
- A statement of evidence in justification of the nomination*
- The candidate's curriculum vitae and bibliography
- Two letters of support
- Copies of no more than five (5) key publications by the nominee
*The statement of evidence letter must include the nominator's contact information and should be addressed to the Research Award Selection Committee.
The winner of the award will be notified by July 31, 2016, and honored at Learn Serve Lead 2016 with the Research Award and a prize of $5,000.
Please email your completed nomination package to Sandra Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please address all questions to:
Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001-2339
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