The Baylor College of Medicine Alumni Association Awards Program recognizes alumni and faculty of the College’s Medical School, Graduate School, School of Allied Health Sciences 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.
See list of 2017 award recipients.
Submit Alumni Award Nominations for 2018
It is not too early to submit a nomination for Baylor College of Medicine’s 2018 Alumni Awards Program.
To nominate a deserving classmate or yourself for 2018, please download and complete the Alumni Award nomination form either by hand or via the PDF editor in your browser. Return it to the Alumni Office 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/resume with the details you want to highlight for the Awards Committee. Nominations will remain active for three years. You need not be an alumnus to make a nomination.
The 2018 Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner will be held Thursday, May 3, 2018.
- 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.
Distinguished Alumnus Award
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.
Young Alumnus Award
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.
Distinguished Faculty Award
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.
Distinguished Service Award
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.
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.
Lifetime Achievement Award
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.