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We invite you to nominate a physician, colleague, agency or member of the community who has contributed in extraordinary ways to the practice or support of medicine in consideration for a University of Utah School of Medicine Distinguished Award.

Submission Criteria

The following submission criteria must be included and will be used in determining the nominee's qualifications for receiving the award:

  1. Why the Nominee Should Receive the Award: The nominator will be requested to describe how their nominee contributes to the respective award criteria listed above, plus any other pertinent information they feel is valuable to the nomination.
  2. Curriculum Vitae: A CV should be included with submissions for the Distinguished Alumni Award. A CV is recommended but not required for the Service Award nomination or Humanitarian Award nomination as often they are not academic in nature.
  3. Letters of Support: A minimum of two letters of recommendation are required for each nominee; one of which can be the nomination letter.
  4. A Cover Form with the type of nomination and contact information of all nominators

Submit your nomination in the following ways

An announcement of the awardees will be included in the summer edition of the School of Medicine Magazine and posted on the website in June of each year. Award Recipients will be honored at the annual School of Medicine Alumni Association's Awards Banquet hosted by the Dean of the School of Medicine and the President of the Alumni Association.

Finalist Re-Nomination: If a nominee is a finalist, but they are not selected, the names are automatically re-nominated for the next year. If they are not finalists they must be re-nominated yearly. This information will be shared with all nominators if, their nomination was not a finalist.

Video profiles of past recipients, by type of award, can be accessed by the links on the right-hand navigation.
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