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UMMC GWIMS Innovation Award

The Innovation Award's purpose is to acknowledge a female UMMC faculty member who has achieved significant accomplishments. Presented to an individual faculty member who has developed original, new, novel, inventive, and/or creative programs, projects, initiatives or other endeavors that ultimately contribute to the accomplishment of the institutional missions of education, research, and/or patient care.

The candidate or team 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 female faculty members.

To self-nominate or to nominate a well-deserving individual, please 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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