The AMA is committed to recognizing and honoring those who exemplify medicine's highest values: commitment to service, community involvement, altruism and leadership.

Available AMA awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Citation for Distinguished Service
  • AMA Medal of Valor
  • Scientific Achievement Award
  • Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service
  • President's Citation for Service to the Public
  • Dr. William Beaumont Award in Medicine
  • AMA Foundation Award for Health Education
  • Isaac Hays, MD and John Bell, MD Award for Leadership in Medical Ethics and Professionalism
  • Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Medical Executive Meritorious Achievement Award
  • Community Service Award
  • Young at Heart Award

AMA award nomination instructions

  • Candidates may be nominated for more than one award
  • Nominations for awards should be presented on an official awards nomination form
  • Include a sponsor's statement and endorsement statements
  • Include the candidates' curriculum vitae
  • Nomination deadline for 2019 awards is February 22, 2019
  • Email nominations to the HOD

PDF 1: Official awards nomination form

CONTACT 1: To email nominations

CONTACT 2: For additional information on AMA award nominations

AMA Foundation awards 

The mission of the AMA Foundation is to advance public health and medical scholarship through support of physician-directed initiatives.

The AMA Foundation is committed to improving the health of Americans by increasing support for public health programs, including grants for free clinics and health education projects.

LINK 1: Available AMA Foundation Awards

  • Excellence in Medicine Awards
  • Isaac Hays, MD and John Bell, MD, Award for Leadership in Medical Ethics and Professionalism
  • Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women
  • The AMA Foundation Health Education Award
  • Underrepresented in Medicine (formerly the Minority Scholars Award)
  • Physicians of Tomorrow Awards

Other awards

The AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) honors physicians who have demonstrated their commitment to patient care through continuing medical education (CME).

LINK 2: PRA

LINK 3: Awards criteria and details

The AMA is committed to recognizing and honoring those who exemplify medicine's highest values: commitment to service, community involvement, altruism and leadership.

Available AMA awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Citation for Distinguished Service
  • AMA Medal of Valor
  • Scientific Achievement Award
  • Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service
  • President's Citation for Service to the Public
  • Dr. William Beaumont Award in Medicine
  • AMA Foundation Award for Health Education
  • Isaac Hays, MD and John Bell, MD Award for Leadership in Medical Ethics and Professionalism
  • Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Medical Executive Meritorious Achievement Award
  • Community Service Award
  • Young at Heart Award

AMA award nomination instructions

  • Candidates may be nominated for more than one award
  • Nominations for awards should be presented on an official awards nomination form
  • Include a sponsor's statement and endorsement statements
  • Include the candidates' curriculum vitae
  • Nomination deadline for 2019 awards is February 22, 2019
  • Email nominations to the HOD

PDF 1: Official awards nomination form

CONTACT 1: To email nominations

CONTACT 2: For additional information on AMA award nominations

AMA Foundation awards 

The mission of the AMA Foundation is to advance public health and medical scholarship through support of physician-directed initiatives.

The AMA Foundation is committed to improving the health of Americans by increasing support for public health programs, including grants for free clinics and health education projects.

LINK 1: Available AMA Foundation Awards

  • Excellence in Medicine Awards
  • Isaac Hays, MD and John Bell, MD, Award for Leadership in Medical Ethics and Professionalism
  • Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women
  • The AMA Foundation Health Education Award
  • Underrepresented in Medicine (formerly the Minority Scholars Award)
  • Physicians of Tomorrow Awards

Other awards

The AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) honors physicians who have demonstrated their commitment to patient care through continuing medical education (CME).

LINK 2: PRA

LINK 3: Awards criteria and details

Contact 1: To email nominations

House of Delegates

[email protected]

Contact 2: For additional information on AMA award nominations

Roger Brown

(312) 464-4344

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