Baylor College of Medicine Alumni

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Alumni Awards 2020

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Awards are presented on an annual basis to Baylor College of Medicine Alumni for their career accomplishments in the areas of innovative research, outstanding patient care and excellence in teaching.

View the 2020 Honorees
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Submit Alumni Award Nominations for 2021

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The Baylor College of Medicine Alumni Association Awards Program recognizes alumni and faculty of the College’s Medical School, Graduate School, School of Health Professions and National School of Tropical Medicine for excellence in achievement and service. Award categories and criteria are established by the Executive Committee and candidates are selected by the Awards Committee of the Alumni Association.

To nominate a deserving alumnus/alumna or faculty member for 2021, download and complete the Alumni Award nomination form either by hand or via the PDF editor in your browser. Return it to the Alumni Affairs Office, by 5 p.m., Sept. 25, 2020, along with a letter from the nominator, up to three additional letters of support, a detailed vita/resume and a one page summary of the vita/summary with the details you want to highlight for the Awards Committee. Incomplete nominations will not be accepted. Nominations remain active for three years. You don’t have to be an alumnus to make a nomination

2021 Nomination Form
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Definitions

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  • Alumnus: An alumnus is any individual who has successfully pursued an educational or training program at the College.
  • Faculty: A faculty member is any individual who holds a current faculty appointment at the College.
  • Student: A student is any individual currently enrolled in one of the schools at the College.
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Distinguished Alumnus Award

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The Distinguished Alumnus Award is presented to alumni who make outstanding contributions to biomedical and/or medical science through clinical service, research, education and/or administrative leadership. Preference is given to individuals who have achieved national and/or international distinction in their careers. In this category up to two awards per school may be presented annually.

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Young Alumnus Award

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The Young Alumnus Award is presented to alumni who make outstanding contributions to biomedical and/or medical science through clinical service, research, education and/or administrative leadership and who, at the time the award will be presented, will not yet have reached their 46th birthday. In this category one award per school may be presented annually.

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Distinguished Faculty Award

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The Distinguished Faculty Award is presented to Baylor faculty who make outstanding contributions through clinical service, research, education and/or administrative leadership. In this category up to two awards may be presented annually.

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Distinguished Service Award

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The Distinguished Service Award is presented to alumni for outstanding service to BCM and/or the BCM Alumni Association. In this category up to two awards may be presented annually.

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Humanitarian Award

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The Humanitarian Award is presented to alumni for outstanding service to mankind including humanitarian, public and/or government service. In this category up to two awards may be presented annually.

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Lifetime Achievement Award

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The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to alumni whose lifelong pursuits have achieved the zenith of accomplishment and serve as an inspiration to others. In this category up to two awards may be presented annually.