Medical Alumni Awards
Since 1956, the University of Missouri Medical Alumni Organization has annually recognized alumni for outstanding achievement, contributions to the field of medicine and support of the MU School of Medicine.
Citation of Merit
The Citation of Merit is presented annually to an alumnus/alumna who has made significant contributions to the medical profession. The award is considered the highest honor presented by the School of Medicine.
Distinguished Service Award
This award is presented annually to recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves through medical service.
Outstanding Young Physician Award
Established in 1982, this award is presented annually to recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves in the field of medicine early in their career. Nominees must be age 45 or younger at the time of nomination.
Honorary Medical Alumni Award
This honor is bestowed upon non-alumni who have demonstrated special interests in the MU School of Medicine and the Medical Alumni Organization.
Nominations for the 2021 Medical Alumni Awards will be accepted through January 10, 2022. Nominations remain active for two years. Submit nomination materials (listed below) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Medical Alumni Awards Committee, MU Medical Alumni Office, One Hospital Drive, DC018.00, Columbia, MO 65212.
- Nomination Form
- Letter of Nomination highlighting contributions and facts supporting the candidate’s
- Qualifications for consideration
- A CV/resume listing career history, publications, awards, accomplishments, etc.
- Additional letters of support
- Bio/Bio Sketch of the nominee
- Articles highlighting the nominee’s contributions
For more information about the Medical Alumni Awards Program or for assistance with the nomination process, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at email@example.com or 573-882-5021.