Awards and Recognition

AAIM recognizes members in several ways: awards, spotlights, and AAIM Higher! To learn more about member recognition at the Alliance, please contact AAIM Member Services at (703) 341-4540 or

Alliance Awards Program

Through the Alliance Awards Program, the Alliance honors members of the academic internal medicine community for their outstanding leadership, dedicated service, and remarkable achievements.

Nomination Timeline:

  • May 10 to June 7: Call for nominations open
  • July: Recipient selection process
  • August: Recipient notification
  • October: Recipient announcement to public

The 2025 Alliance Award nominations are now closed.

View 2024 Alliance Award recipients.

Why Nominate Yourself or a Colleague for an Alliance Award?

AAIM Higher!

AAIM Higher! is a program that recognizes members’ recent accomplishments.

AAIM Higher! Members

Member Spotlight

The Alliance turns the spotlight on our members! Read highlights of how they are making a difference in the academic internal medicine community. 

Member Spotlights

Amar Chadaga, MD, FACP

Laura Zakowski, MD, FACP & Robert Trowbridge, MD