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CDIM Awards

The call for nominations for the 2023 Alliance Awards program is now open. The Alliance Awards Program honors faculty and staff within academic internal medicine. Acknowledge the outstanding accomplishments of your colleagues by submitting an award nomination. Deadline for nominations is June 24.

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

Charles H. Griffith, III, MD, Educational Research Award

About the Award

The CDIM Educational Research Award recognizes a CDIM member who has contributed greatly to educational research. The award is presented at the CDIM National Meeting, which is held in conjunction with Academic Internal Medicine Week.

Nomination Criteria

The candidate must:

  • Be a CDIM member in good standing.
  • Have demonstrated outstanding contributions to educational research.
  • Be nominated by a current AAIM charter association member.

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.

Nomination and Submission Information

Nominations must be submitted online. Self-nominations are accepted for this award.

A nomination packet must include:

  • One nomination letter summarizing the program, project, or work deserving of an award. Nominations may include appropriate supporting documentation, such as a detailed description of curricular innovations, evaluations of curricular designs, funded grant applications, publications, and abstracts.
  • The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae.

Educational Research Topics

Educational research topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum development.
  • Ambulatory educational programs.
  • Inpatient educational programs.
  • Community medicine education.
  • Evaluation techniques.
  • Development in administration of educational programs.
  • Professional attitudes and behavior.
  • Professional development for faculty or residents.
  • Computer-based education.
  • Evidence-based medicine education.
  • Physical examination education during the internal medicine clerkship.
  • Self-directed learning.

Selection Process

The CDIM Council select the recipient. All nominations received will be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years— an updated CV will be required for all roll over nominations to be considered.

Early Career Medical Student Educator Award

About the Award

The CDIM Early Career Medical Student Educator Award is an award that recognizes innovation and excellence in medical student education by a CDIM member at the instructor or assistant professor level. Areas of achievement may include leadership and scholarship in medical student education, teaching, or service to CDIM or AAIM. The award is presented annual at the CDIM National Meeting, part of Academic Internal Medicine Week.

Nomination Criteria

The candidate must:

  • Be a CDIM member
  • Have participated in at least one previous CDIM meeting in the two years prior to the nomination
  • Demonstrate innovation or excellence in medical school education as evidenced by creation of new curriculum, new assessments, teaching awards, or other service to AAIM or CDIM
  • Hold the academic rank of instructor or assistant professor or adjunct faculty

Nominees who have attended at least one CDIM or AAIM meeting in the two years prior to the nomination and those with active CDIM or AAIM participation (e.g. presentation of peer-reviewed abstracts/workshops, committee/task force service) will be considered more favorably.

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.

Nomination and Submission Information

Nominations must be submitted online. Nominees may be self-nominated or nominated by any member of AAIM (including APM, APDIM, ASP, AIM, or CDIM).

A nomination packet must include:

  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae
  • One nomination letter

Nomination letters should address what significant contributions the nominee has made to the area of medical student education, leadership of medical student educational programs, scholarship in medical student education, teaching, or service to CDIM or AAIM.

Selection Process

The CDIM Council will select the recipient. All nominations received will be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years— an updated CV will be required for all roll over nominations to be considered.

Linda J. Marts Administrator Service Award

About the Award

The CDIM Administrator Service Award recognizes a CDIM education administrator member who has contributed greatly to the association. The award is presented at the CDIM National Meeting, which is held in conjunction with Academic Internal Medicine Week.

Nomination Criteria

The candidate must:

  • Be a CDIM education administrator member in good standing.
  • Have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the association.
  • Be nominated by a current CDIM member.
    • A letter affirming the candidate’s nomination must be submitted by the second nominator, who must also be a current CDIM member.

Nomination and Submission Information

Nominations must be submitted online. Self-nominations are not accepted.

A nomination packet must include:

  • One nomination letter.
  • One additional letter supporting the nomination.
  • A one-page narrative of the nominated individual’s contributions to the organization.
  • The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae.

Administrator Service Award Topics

Service award topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributions made while serving as a Clerkship Administrators Advisory Council (CAAC) chair or council member
  • Contributions made while serving as a leader of a CAAC committee, task force, or special interest group.
  • Contributions made while serving as a presenter at a CDIM national conference.
  • Contributions made as a mentor to CDIM associate members.

Selection Process

The CAAC will select the recipient. All nominations will be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years.

Louis N. Pangaro, MD, Educational Program Development Award

About the Award

The CDIM Educational Program Development Award recognizes a CDIM member who has contributed to the development of an outstanding educational program. The award is presented at the CDIM National Meeting, which is held in conjunction with Academic Internal Medicine Week.

Nomination Criteria

The candidate must:

  • Be a CDIM member in good standing.
  • Have demonstrated active involvement in the development of an outstanding educational program.
  • Be nominated by a current AAIM charter association member.

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.

Nomination and Submission Information

Nominations must be submitted online.  Self-nominations are accepted for this award.

A nomination packet must include:

  • One nomination letter summarizing the program, project, or work deserving of an award.  Nominations may include appropriate supporting documentation, such as a detailed description of curricular innovations, evaluations of curricular designs, funded grant applications, publications, and abstracts.
  • The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae.

Educational Program Topics

Educational program topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum development.
  • Ambulatory educational programs.
  • Inpatient educational programs.
  • Community medicine education.
  • Evaluation techniques.
  • Development in administration of educational programs.
  • Self-directed learning.
  • Professional development for faculty or residents.
  • Computer-based education.
  • Evidence-based medicine education.
  • Physical examination education during the internal medicine clerkship.
  • Professional attitudes and behavior.

Selection Process

The CDIM Council will select the recipient. All nominations received will be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years— an updated CV will be required for all roll over nominations to be considered.

Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD, Service Award

About the Award

The CDIM Service Award recognizes a CDIM member who has contributed greatly to the association. The award is presented at the CDIM National Meeting, which is held in conjunction with Academic Internal Medicine Week.

Nomination Criteria

The candidate must:

  • Be a CDIM member in good standing.
  • Have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the association.
  • Be nominated by a current AAIM charter association member.
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.

Nomination and Submission Information

Nominations must be submitted online.  Self-nominations are not accepted for this award.

A nomination packet must include:

  • One nomination letter narrating the nominated individual’s contributions to the organization.
  • The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae.

Service Award Topics

Service award topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributions made while serving as an officer or councilor.
  • Contributions made while serving as chair of a committee, task force, or special interest group.
  • Contributions made while serving on a committee, task force, or special interest group.
  • Contributions made by a member while representing CDIM to other organizations.
  • Outstanding service by a member to a CDIM program.

Selection Process

The CDIM Council will select the recipient. All nominations received will be considered for the year they are nominated as well as the following two years— an updated CV will be required for all roll over nominations to be considered.

Call for Nominations

Acknowledge the outstanding accomplishments of your colleagues by submitting an award nomination.
Deadline: June 24.

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Current Award Recipients

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