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UMMC GWIMS Resilient Spirit Award

The Resilient Spirit Award's purpose is to acknowledge a female member of the UMMC community who has achieved significant accomplishments. Presented to an individual faculty member whose indomitable spirit in the face of great challenge, obstacle, or adversity has inspired the larger community as a whole through triumph & perseverance.

The candidate must exhibit evidence of:

  • Success as a role model for women students/trainees
  • Displays exemplary professionalism
  • Effort to influence or institute a positive cultural change


Open to female members of the UMMC community.

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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