Awards Directory

Awards Directory

Name & Focus

Award

Deadline

Clinical Excellence

UVa SOM Sharon L. Hostler Award
Awarded for excellence in leadership, scholarship and mentoring and by fostering a better institutional environment by advocating for women.

Recognition

February

UVa SOM Dean's Award
for Clinical Excellence
Exemplary actions with patients and clinical excellence

$1,500

June

Medical Education & Scholarship

UVa Faculty Teaching Awards
All University Teaching Awards
Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award
Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award
Cavaliers Distinguished Teaching Professors
Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award (TIAA-Cref/SCHEV)

$2,000-$4,000

February

AAMC Awards in Medical Education

Secretary of US Depart of Health & Human Services Award

$3,500-$7,500

February

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

$5,000+

April

Abraham Flexner Award

$10,000

May

Alpha Omega Alpha Robert Glaser Distinguished Teaching

$10,000+

May

Cherry Award for Great Teaching
Designed to honor great teachers and to encourage
departments and institutions to value their own great teachers.

$200,000

November

Karolinska Institute Prize in
Medical Education Research

Promote long-term improvements in medical education

$50,000 euro

May

David A. Harrison
Distinguished Educator Award
The School of Medicine's most prestigious teaching award, recognizing a lifetime of excellence in teaching.

$10,000/year for 5 years,
membership in the ADE, and title for life.

June

Robert J. Kadner Award for
Outstanding Graduate Teaching
Sponsored by the SOM
Academy of Distinguished Educators (ADE)

$1,500 &
membership
in the ADE

June

UVa SOM Dean's Award for
Excellence in Teaching
Excellence in teaching medical students

$1,500

June

Master Educator Award for GME
Excellence in teaching graduate medical students

$5,000

May

American Medical Student Association
Outstanding contribution in teaching

Trophy

December

Robert Bennett Bean Award
Presented by the second year UME class for excellence in teaching basic sciences.

Recognition

May

Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundations of Medicine Recognition January/February

Biomedical Research

UVa SOM Dean's Award for
Excellence in Faculty Research
Excellence in individual or team research

$1,500

June

Visionary scientists of exceptional biomedical creativity
certificates and honoraria varies 

NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program
Excellence in biomedical research

Up to $500,000 in direct costs/ yr for 5 years

Mar 1 to Apr 1

The Thomas Jefferson
Visiting Fellowship Award

(Downing College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK)
Opportunity to pursue research

Fellowship with subsidized apt./dining

March

Christopher Columbus Foundation
Frank Annunzio Award

Innovative research

$50,000

April

AAMC The Award for Distinguished Research
Outstanding biomedical research related to health & disease

$5,000

May

March of Dimes Prize
in Developmental Biology

For research that has profoundly advanced the science
that underlies our understanding of birth defects.

$250,000

Sept

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize
Awarded for scientific achievements leading to the prevention, cure or treatment of a disease
or disorder that afflicts humankind.

$100,000

Sept

Whitaker Foundation Conference Award
Biomedical engineering

$5,000-20,000

May

Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
Exceptional leadership in new fields of
research/novel concepts & their application

$25,000 & deliver lecture

July

Golden Philanthropic Partnerships
Charles Culpeper Medical Science Awards

Investigation of novel ideas that further curesfor disease
Charles E. Culpeper Scholarships in Medical Science
Charles E. Culpeper Biomedical Pilot Initiative

$100,000/yr; for Pilot Initiative up to $25,000

Until Aug;
year round for Pilot Initiative

American Society for
Clinical Investigation Award

Outstanding achievements advancing knowledge/mentoring life science researchers

$10,000

Sep-Dec

Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation
Internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, surgery

$50,000/yr/2yrs

September

The National Academies -
National Academy of Sciences

Richard Lounsbery - biology & medicine
NAS Award - molecular biology
Selsman Waksman  - molecular biology
John J. Carter - advancements in science
NAS Award - chemical science
NAS Award - chemistry in service to society
NAS Initiative in Research - computational science
NAS for Scientific Reviewing
Troland Research - psychology
NAS for Industrial Application of Science
Public Welfare - application of science

National recognition; 
Awards and honorary medallions

September

Dickson Prize in Medicine -
Awarded annually for innovative
biomedical research

$50,000 and Presentation at U. Pitt Science & Research Showcase

October

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rasid Al Maktoum
Award for Medical Sciences

Contributions in molecular and cellular pathology of neurological disorder

AED 250,000

November

Virginia's Outstanding Scientist of the Year
Contributions to basic scientific research

Medallion

November

Community Service, Leadership & Advocacy in Medicine

AAMC Community Service Awards
AAMC & Pfizer Caring for the Community Grant
Medical student-initiated community services & programs

amt varies

annual cycle

Herbert W. Nickens, MD award
Justice in medical education and healthcare

$10,000

April

Herbert W. Nickens, MD Faculty Fellowship
Leadership addressing inequities in medical ed & healthcare

$15,000

April

Herbert W. Nickens, MD Medical Student Scholarship
Outstanding 3rd year med student community contribution

$5,000

April

Outstanding Community Service Award
Major institutional commitment to community needs

Crystal

April

David E. Rogers Award
Major contribution to improving
health or health care

$10,000

May

Abraham Horwitz Award for
Leadership in Inter-American Health

Honors public health excellence
across the Americas

$5,000

April

AAMC Women in Medicine Award
Recognition for outstanding contributions to the development of women leaders in academic medicine

plaque & tuition to professional development seminar

July

Patricia Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics
Recognition for outstanding contributions in the field of biomedical ethics through research or patient care,
and serving as a role model in this regard.

$10,000

August

Pfizer-CGH Fellowships in Infectious Disease
Support for research, work, and teaching focused on ameliorating the diseases of poverty; and to foster collaborative relationships between UVa and international faculty.

commensurate with research requirements;  determined by selection committee.

October

The UVa Thomas Jefferson Award
Recognizes UVa employees who exemplify Thomas Jefferson's ideals

citation & cash prize

September

UVa Women's Center Elizabeth Zintl Award
Recognizes a high degree of professionalism,
creativity and commitment

$1,000

April

Mentorship

Educational Mentor and Manager Award
Recognizes staff  & faculty mentors encouraging employees to use UVa education benefits

recognition

February

UVA Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award
For "demonstrated excellence & dedication in helping junior faculty members succeed at UVA, especially across departmental and/or school boundaries."

$5,000 & recognition

February