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Friedenwald Medal: Final Call for Nominations

Sept. 11, 2014

The deadline is approaching to nominate your colleagues who have contributed significantly to AGA and have made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology. Deadline: Sept. 19.

Nominations are due Sept. 19 for the Julius Friedenwald Medal, the highest honor AGA bestows on its members. As an AGA member, you are invited to nominate your colleagues who have contributed significantly to the society and have made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology.

The winner will join the ranks of distinguished gastroenterologists who have received the award since it was established in 1941. View the list of past awardees. He or she will also receive a $5,000 honorarium and will be presented with an engraved medal during Digestive Disease Week® 2015. Additionally, an article highlighting the recipient’s accomplishments will be published in the May issue of Gastroenterology.

Senior gastroenterologists who have spent most of their careers in gastroenterology, have made contributions to the field, are AGA members and have provided significant service to the AGA are eligible. To nominate, forward a one page letter of recommendation, in PDF file format, to awards@gastro.org by Sept. 19.

Complete nomination instructions and selection criteria are available on the AGA website.
 

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