David E. Rogers Award
Sponsored by the AAMC and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this award honors David E. Rogers, M.D., a former president of the foundation and an exemplar of academic medicine's commitment to meeting the health care needs of our nation. The award recognizes a medical school faculty member who has made major contributions to improving the health and health care of the American people. The nomination deadline is May 6, 2016.
Request for Nominations
The Rogers Award, jointly funded by the AAMC and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, honors Dr. David Rogers, a former president of the Foundation and an exemplar of academic medicine's commitment to meeting the health care needs of our country. Throughout his life, Dr. Rogers was a dynamic influence in stimulating programs in medical education and medical care delivery, especially in areas of significant social interest. 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.
Nominations may be made by any faculty or staff member of a medical school or teaching hospital or by any member of an academic society. The Award is limited to an individual who has spent the majority of his or her career in academic medicine in the United States.
Nominations for the Rogers Award must include:
- A statement of evidence in justification of the nomination, not to exceed five pages.*
- The nominee's curriculum vitae, including current address.
*The statement of evidence letter must include the nominator's contact information and should be addressed to the Rogers Award Selection Committee. Seconding letters of support are not necessary; however, if such letters are solicited, the committee will accept no more than three supporting letters for any nomination.
The winner of the award will be notified by July 31, 2016, and honored at Learn Serve Lead 2016 with the Rogers Award and a prize of $10,000.
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
Recent Rogers Award Recipients