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Honor Your Colleague With a Recognition Prize

Aug. 7, 2017

Submit your nominations by Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. ET.

Nominations are now being accepted for AGA’s prestigious Recognition Prizes and the AGA Institute Council Section Research Mentor Award. This year, members may nominate a colleague for a recognition prize and/or a Research Mentor Award using the same online submission site.
 
The deadline to submit any nominations is Sept. 29, 2017, at 5 p.m. ET. Recipients will be recognized during Digestive Disease Week® 2018.
 
Honor your colleague(s) whose contributions to the field of gastroenterology deserve recognition. Nomination instructions, selection criteria and more information about each award are available through the links below:
 
AGA Institute Council Section Research Mentor Award
The AGA Institute Council Section Research Mentor Award acknowledges AGA members for their achievements as an outstanding mentor in a specific area of research. Both clinical and basic research mentors are accepted, though the Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NGM) section will be looking specifically for a clinical research mentor this year.
 
AGA Recognition Prizes
  • Julius Friedenwald Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon an AGA member, recognizes an individual who has contributed significantly to AGA and has made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology.
  • William Beaumont Prize in Gastroenterology recognizes a senior investigator who has made a contribution (a single accomplishment or series of accomplishments) that has greatly advanced the care of patients with digestive diseases through either clinical or translational research. 
  • Distinguished Achievement Award in Basic Science recognizes a senior investigator who has made major accomplishments in basic research that have significantly advanced the science and/or practice of any gastrointestinal discipline, to include hepatology.
  • Distinguished Clinician Awards recognizes two individuals who have exemplified leadership and excellence in the practice of gastroenterology; one awardee in private practice and one in clinical academic practice.
  • Distinguished Educator Award recognizes an individual for achievements as an outstanding educator over a lifelong career.   
  • Distinguished Mentor Award recognizes an individual for achievements as an outstanding mentor over a lifelong career.

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