APM Award

2025 Alliance Awards

The call for nominations for the 2025 Alliance Awards program opens on May 10.

The Alliance Awards honor faculty and staff in academic internal medicine for their exceptional achievements.

Award recipients will be notified in August 2024.

View 2024 Alliance Awards recipients.

For more information, please contact AAIM Member Services at (703) 341-4540 or awards@im.org.

To nominate yourself or a colleague, please click the "Submit Nomination" button below.

Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award

About the Award

The APM Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award is presented to a physician who has demonstrated outstanding leadership as the chair of a department of internal medicine. The award is presented at the APM Winter Meeting.

Nomination Criteria

  • The nominee must demonstrate the following attributes:
    • Accomplishments made by the candidate in the administration and leadership of a department of internal medicine.
    • Overall contributions to academic internal medicine in the areas of education, research, patient care and faculty development.
    • Involvement with APM or AAIM (e.g., recent or prior attendance at APM Winter Meeting, committee service).
  • The nominee must not be the recipient of an APM Williams award in the past three award years.

Please note, if a nominee is a current board, council, or executive committee member at the time the award recipient is being selected, they are not eligible for award consideration.

Submission Requirements

All submissions are completed online and require:

  • Responses to award nomination criteria questions, which are based on the award’s nomination criteria.
  • Upload of the nominee’s CV or resume. Please consider highlighting the sections that illustrate the nominee’s qualifications for the specific award.

Selection Process

  • The nomination is reviewed, evaluated, and selected by APM Council. The evaluation and selection of the nominee is based on the responses to the award nomination criteria questions and the nominee’s CV or resume.

  • If the selected recipient is unable to attend the APM Winter Meeting to accept the award, the recipient forgoes acceptance of the award and will be reconsidered the following year.
  • All nominations may be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years. An updated CV or resume is required for nominations to be reconsidered.
  • All nominations may be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years. An updated CV or resume is required for nominations to be reconsidered.

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Awards Timeline

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

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2024 Award Recipients

Learn more about the current Alliance award recipients.

2024 Award Recipients