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Mid-Career Faculty Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a UMMC faculty member in the middle phase of their career who exhibits academic accomplishments in leadership, teaching, mentoring, and/or service while also advancing the mission of GWIMS through efforts to advance the full and successful participation of 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 trainees
  • Engagement in leadership roles at the university, regional and/or national 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 trainees at all levels of the UMMC organization
  • 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 research through a collaborative systems approach


  • UMMC faculty member at the level of associate professor at any school.

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