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UMMC GWIMS Emerging Star Award (Student/Residents/Fellows)

The Emerging Star Award's purpose is to acknowledge a female UMMC student or trainee who has achieved significant accomplishments. Such an individual has great potential to significantly impact women, as well as the larger community, as evidenced by previous involvement in and commitment to activities within the institution and/or community.

The candidate must exhibit evidence of:

  • Success as a role model for women students/trainees
  • Participation in committees or activities to further develop leadership skills
  • Displays exemplary professionalism
  • Effort to influence or institute a positive cultural change


Open to UMMC students, residents, fellows or other trainees. Candidate must be in good standing with the UMMC organization.

To self-nominate or to nominate a well-deserving individual, return the following required information:

  • Completed nomination form
  • Nominee's current curriculum vitae
  • Up to two (2) letters of recommendation are preferred but not required

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