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2019 Awards for Excellence Competition




The Awards for Excellence Competition is an annual, peer-reviewed competition that recognizes outstanding work by members of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) and their staff. The awards honor the most creative and effective approaches used to promote academic medicine through alumni relations, communications, development, marketing, and public affairs/community relations programs and projects.

The 2019 Call for Entries is now open!

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Award Categories

  • Print and Digital Publishing
  • Electronic Communications
  • The Robert G.Fenley Writing Awards
  • Special Events
  • The “Shoestring” Award
  • Special Projects, Programs,or Campaigns
  • Best in Show: Judges' Choice

Download the 2019 Awards for Excellence Guidelines and Instructions 

Download Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  

Interested in Submitting Your Work?

You’ve spent the entire year creating innovative campaigns, writing articles, organizing alumni and community events, revamping your digital presence, and most importantly, demonstrating the value of your institution to your community.  Now is the time to show off your work and be recognized!

Learn more about the competition with the resources below: