The UMMC GWIMS chapter presents seven awards each year to outstanding female UMMC faculty members, students or trainees and members of the UMMC community. The Trailblazer Award is presented to a male faculty member.
The UMMC GWIMS chapter is seeking nominations for our 2020-2021 Awards Program. The GWIMS awards are intended to recognize distinguished women and men in our UMMC community who have demonstrated remarkable support for the advancement of women's careers in medicine and science.
Below is a list of GWIMS awards. Click here for a PDF list of each award's criteria and eligibility requirements.
Please submit award nominations and supporting documentation by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and a copy to email@example.com. Please mention "2020-2021 GWIMS Award Nomination" in your email subject. Applications are due Feb. 19, 2021.
Departmental leaders are encouraged to nominate candidates for awards. Candidates can also self-nominate for awards, except for the GWIMS Mentor Award. Current members of the GWIMS Executive Board are not eligible for awards, except for the GWIMS Trainee Recognition Award.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any question regarding the application process.
LouAnn Woodward, MD Authentic Leadership Award - Loretta Jackson-Williams, MDHelen B. Barnes, MD Diversity and Inclusion Award - Felicia Tardy, MDInnovation Award - Barbara Alexander, PhDResilient Spirit Award - Julie Schumacher, PhDEmerging Star Award - Erin Taylor, PhDRising Star Award - Felicitas Koler, MDShining Star Award - Jennifer Sasser, PhDTrailblazer Award - Alan Jones, MD
Back row (L-R): Jennifer Sasser, Felicia Tardy, Alan Jones, Loretta Jackson-WilliamsFront row (L-R): Barbara Alexander, Erin Taylor, Julie Schumacher
LouAnn Woodward, MD Authentic Leadership Award - Jane Reckelhoff, PhDHelen B. Barnes, MD Diversity and Inclusion Award - Juanyce Taylor, PhDInnovation Award - Alexandra Castillo, PhDResilient Spirit Award - Penni Lowery, NPEmerging Star Award - Ashley Albert, MDRising Star Award - Anju Sukumaran, MDShining Star Award - Mobolaji Famuyide, MDTrailblazer Award - Abhay Bhatt, MD
(L-R): Ashley Albert, Anju Sukumaran, Abhay Bhatt, Juanyce Taylor
LouAnn Woodward, MD Authentic Leadership Award - LouAnn Woodward, MDHelen B. Barnes, MD Diversity and Inclusion Award - Helen B. Barnes, MDInnovation Award - Merry Lindsey, PhDResilient Spirit Award - Bettina Beech, MDEmerging Star Award - Kristine DeLeon-Pennell, PhDRising Star Award - Sarah Sterling, PhDShining Star Award - Pia Chatterjee Kirk, DMTrailblazer Award - Robert Prodell, MD