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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 2, 2014.

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

Presentation of the Award and a prize of $5,000 will be made at the AAMC annual meeting.

Please send your completed nomination package to Sandra Gordon at sgordon@aamc.org.

Please address all questions to:

Sandra Gordon
Association of American Medical Colleges
2450 N Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037-1127
202-828-0472
sgordon@aamc.org