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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, resident, or fellow who has achieved significant academic 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 trainees
  • Participation in committees or activities to further develop leadership skills
  • Exemplary professionalism
  • An effort to influence or institute a positive cultural change


  • UMMC female student, resident, and fellows enrolled in any school
  • 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:

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

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