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Nominations for the GFA Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award

Nominations may be made by any member of the GFA, any medical school Dean or Council of Teaching Hospitals executive, or any member of the AAMC leadership (including the chairpersons/steering committees of other AAMC Groups or Councils).

The complete nomination package must include the following items:

  • Letter of nomination giving the rationale and justification for the nomination. Address each of the award criteria in brief narrative. Maximum of 5 single-spaced pages in Times New Roman or Arial 12 font size.
  • Candidate's narrative biographical sketch (one page).
  • Nominee's up-to-date curriculum vitae.
  • Two (2) seconding letters.
  • Online nomination form, completed by nominator.

Nominations for the 2014 award are now closed.

Nomination Form

Nomination form for an Individual 

2013 Honoree

Laura F. Schweitzer, Ph.D.
Union Graduate College

2012 Honoree

Stephen P. Bogdewic, Ph.D.
Dr. George W. Copeland Professor of Family Medicine
Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Indiana University School of Medicine

2011 Honoree

Thomas R. Viggiano, M.D.
Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs
Mayo Medical School

2014 Timeline

March 2014

Call for nominations announced and submission materials available

April 7, 2014

Nominations for award due to AAMC

May 2014

Award recipient selected and notified

August 2014

2014 GFA Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award recipient announced and award presented at the GFA Professional Development Conference in Boston

Award Criteria and Selection Process