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UMMC GWIMS Trailblazer Award (Male)

The Trailblazer Award's purpose is to recognize a male UMMC faculty member supporter for the ongoing advancement of women in academic medicine and science.

The candidate must exhibit evidence of:

  • Supporting women-specific initiatives
  • Contributing to the success of work/life balance of women
  • Mentoring and promoting mentor initiatives for women
  • Promoting the recognition of women
  • Creating and sustaining the development of new opportunities for women
  • Promoting retention of women faculty
  • Maximizing and developing leadership training opportunities for women


UMMC male faculty member of any school in basic science or clinical positions with no specific academic title required

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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