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The AAIM Diversity Award is presented to an individual who has effectively improved diversity within a medical school or who has worked to ensure patients of all races and ethnicities receive the highest quality of care.
Special Recognition Award
Formerly the APM Special Recognition Award, the AAIM Special Recognition Award is presented annually to the individual who has contributed most to helping the alliance meet its mission which "fosters the advancement of learning, discovery, and caring by enhancing the professional growth of academic internal medicine faculty, administrators, and physicians-in-training.
APDIM Distinguished Medical Educator Award
The APDIM Distinguished Medical Educator Award recognizes an individual or a team for outstanding contributions to the field of graduate medical education.
If you have questions about the APDIM Distinguished Medical Educator Award, please contact AAIM Member Services at (703) 341-4540 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
APDIM Program Administrator Service Award
The APDIM Program Administrator Service Award is presented annually each spring to a current or former program administrator who has demonstrated outstanding service to the association.
APDIM Dema C. Daley Founders Award
The APDIM Dema C. Daley Founders Award honors a member of the internal medicine community recognized nationally as an educator, innovator, and leader. Past recipients’ contributions have influenced areas of undergraduate and graduate medical education and the development of training programs in internal medicine, APDIM, or other organizations that are educationally focused.
APM Robert H. Williams, MD Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award
The Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award is presented annually by APM to a physician who has demonstrated outstanding leadership as the chair of a department of internal medicine.
ASP Eric G. Neilson, MD, Leadership in Specialty Internal Medicine Award
Named for the association’s founder, the ASP Eric G. Neilson, MD, Leadership in Specialty Internal Medicine Award recognizes a leader who has shaped the internal medicine specialties landscape. The award acknowledges and promotes the work of outstanding leaders to bring about change for specialty medicine and the internal medicine community.
CDIM Charles H. Griffith, III, MD, Educational Research and Scholarship Award
The CDIM Charles H. Griffith, III, MD, Educational Research and Scholarship Award is presented annually to a CDIM member who has contributed greatly to educational research.
CDIM Early Career Medical Student Educator Award
The CDIM Early Career Medical Student Educator Award is a new award that recognizes innovation and excellence in medical student education by a CDIM member at the instructor or assistant professor level.
CDIM Linda J. Marts Administrator Service Award
The CDIM Linda J. Marts Administrator Service Award is presented annually to a CDIM education administrator member who has contributed greatly to the association.
CDIM Louis N. Pangaro, MD, Educational Program Development Award
The CDIM Louis N. Pangaro, MD, Educational Program Development Award is presented annually to a CDIM member who has contributed to the development of an outstanding educational program.
CDIM Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD, Service Award
The CDIM Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD, Service Award is presented annually to a CDIM member who has contributed greatly to the association.
MPPDA Leadership in Med-Peds Award
The MPPDA Leadership in Med-Peds Award is a new award given to a physician who has made signficant contribution to Medicine-Pedatrics (Med-Peds) as a profession.
MPPDA Walter W. Tunnessen, Jr., MD, Award
The MPPDA Walter W. Tunnessen, Jr., MD, Award honors a graduating medicine-pediatrics resident who demonstrates many of the qualities that were admired in Dr. Tunnessen. Recognizing Dr. Tunnessen’s dedication and gifts as an educator, clinician, and advocate for children, MPPDA has established this award in his honor.
MPPDA Brendan Kelly Award
The Brendan Kelly Award is to be awarded annually by the MPPDA to an Associate Program Director of a Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program who demonstrates the teaching excellence, collaborative leadership, and compassionate patient care that Dr. Kelly modeled so well. Program Directors may nominate an Associate Program Director who shall be in their position as APD at the time of the annual MPPDA meeting.
MPPDA Program Administrator Award
The MPPDA Program Administrator Award is presented to a current or former program administrator who has demonstrated outstanding service and contribution to the Med-Peds Program Directors Association. This award will be presented annually at the MPPDA meeting.
See Them All
2018 saw a phenomenal group of physicians and administrators honored for their devotion to the profession and to AAIM. Take a moment to view the complete list of 2018 AAIM award recipients and a complete list of all previous award recipients.
The call for 2019 awards nominations is now closed. The call for awards nominations for 2020 will occur in spring 2019.