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Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Awards

Established in 1998, the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor the College bestows upon its graduates. Throughout the country and world, UI Carver College alumni and friends are influencing the delivery of health care, changing the course of medical education, and conducting groundbreaking research. Each year, outstanding individuals are honored as Distinguished Alumni for their professional achievements and service and their influence in the world of science and medicine.

Do you know of a UI Carver College alumnus/a who has made outstanding contributions to the field of medicine? Would you like to see them recognized for their service and dedication?

The College and its Distinguished Alumni Award Selection Committee are dedicated to ensuring the pool of nominations is diverse within the areas of ethnicity, gender and academic/professional disciplines. Our elite alumni group is composed of all graduates of the College’s medical education, residency and fellowship training, associated medical sciences and basic science programs.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are given in the following categories:

LEVELS OF ACHIEVEMENT:

Distinguished Alumni Award for Achievement
is granted to University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine alumni for significant professional accomplishments in science, medicine and/or education.

Distinguished Alumni Award for Service
is granted to University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine alumni for meritorious leadership and service in a professional capacity or in the broader community.

Distinguished Alumni Award for Early Career Achievement
is granted to University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine graduates of the past 20 years who have achieved early distinction in their field.

Distinguished Alumni Award for Friendship
is granted to individuals who are not alumni in recognition of support for and dedication to the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and its missions of education, research, and service.

NOMINATION FORMAT:

Graduates, former students, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of Iowa may make nominations. Nominators should submit the following:

  • A letter that states the category of nomination and establishes the candidate's qualifications with clear and concise detail
  • The nominee's vita or professional résumé, including a current address
  • At least three supporting letters of nomination from other individuals
  • Any additional information that would further substantiate the nomination

ELIGIBILITY:

All living graduates of the Carver College of Medicine’s medical education, residency and fellowship training, and associated medical sciences and basic science programs are eligible. The Alumni Awards Committee reserves the right to reassign categories of nomination if deemed applicable.

DEADLINE:

Nominations are due November 1 for the following year's awards. 

DIRECT NOMINATIONS TO:

University of Iowa Health Care Marketing and Communications
Division of Outreach and Engagement
UI Carver College of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Awards
4149 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242

For more information, email medicine-alumni@uiowa.edu or call 319-335-8886.

Submit a nomination