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Early-Career Faculty Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a UMMC early-career faculty member who has achieved significant academic accomplishments. A strong candidate for this award will demonstrate 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 and effort that align with the GWIMS mission to advance the full and successful participation and inclusion of women faculty and learners (students, residents, post-doctoral fellows) within academic medicine. 

An excellent candidate for this award will demonstrate the following:

  • Success as a role model for women faculty, non-faculty, and/or trainees
  • Engagement in leadership roles at the university or regional level (i.e. development of clinic work, educational effort, manuscripts, committees, etc.)
  • A steadfast commitment to enhanced collaboration and productive relationships with faculty, non-faculty, and/or trainees¬†
  • An effort to influence or institute a positive cultural change regarding the careers of women faculty, non-faculty, trainee, and staff members on the UMMC campus
  • Efforts to create a respectful environment for education, patient care, and/or research through a collaborative systems approach


  • UMMC faculty member at the level of instructor or assistant professor in any school.

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

  • Nominee's current curriculum vitae
  • Minimum of one letter of recommendation

Submit all nomination materials by using this online form.