Honors & Awards

The Medical School recognizes and celebrates the members of our community who are making significant advances within our mission areas of research, education, and clinical care. We strive to attract a diverse pool of nominees for awards by sponsoring and including nominations that reflect the broad range of identities in our Medical School, such as race, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, national origin, religious practice, and socioeconomic status.

The Medical School considers nominees for awards for the following:

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MEDICAL SCHOOL FACULTY AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

This committee is responsible for reviewing and recommending faculty award nominees for the Medical School for the following:
 

  1. University of Minnesota awards (e.g. McKnight professorships; President's Awards)
  2. National awards (e.g. AAMC awards; Lurie Prize; Pew Biomedical Scholars)
  3. International awards (e.g. Kavli Prize; Vilcek-Gold Award; Canada Gairdner Award)
     

Internal Medical School education awards are managed by the Office of Medical Education. 

Committee Members:

MEDICAL SCHOOL FACULTY NOMINATION REVIEW PROCESS

Submit a suggestion for a faculty member for an internal University of Minnesota award (University level), or a national and international award by filling out this form. OFA will assist departments with assembling the materials for review by the Medical School Awards and Nominations Committee and the final submission material if a nominee is selected to move forward.

RESOURCES AND TOOLKITS

  • For a list of national and international awards, please visit the Medical School Intranet.
  • Center for Women and Medicine and Science (CWIMS) Nominations and Letters of Support Toolkit
    • This toolkit includes key considerations, helpful resources, and templates to be utilized by award/recognition nominators and individuals preparing a letter of support. See an introduction video of the toolkit below. 

 

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CONTACT

For information about faculty awards, contact the Office of Faculty Affairs, ms-ofa@umn.edu

For information about faculty educator, student, resident, and Duluth awards, contact Marianne Watters, mwatters@umn.edu.

For information about alumni awards, contact Maureen Long, mlong@umn.edu.