Distinguished Alumni Award

DAA

Purpose:
To recognize graduates of the College of Medicine and Program in Medical Sciences for their outstanding contributions to the health of all people through patient care, basic research, clinical research and/or health services administration and the demonstration of the high principals of the medical profession.

Nomination Process:

  • Candidates must be nominated by person(s) other than themselves.
  • Nomination letter may be sent via email, faxed, or mailed to the Alumni Relations Manager.
  • Nomination letter must contain:
    • Nominee’s full name, graduation year, and current position.
    • Nominator’s full name, current position, and contact information.
  • Discussion of the criteria listed below in as much detail as possible.
  • Indicate whether or not you would like this nomination to be considered for the next award if not chosen as the 2020 recipient.
  • Nominator must submit a complete nomination letter no later than April 19, 2020.

Criteria:

  • Service to the Community
    • The nominee has had an impact on the image of the FSU College of Medicine through leadership to alumni, students, and the community.
    • The nominee has improved a community in which they reside through activities and leadership.
  • Service to the Profession
    • The nominee has contributed to improvement or enhancement to the profession through developing program(s). Examples include, but are not limited to: education, research, patient care,and healthcare administration.
  • Service to FSU College of Medicine
    • The nominee advances the mission of the FSU College of Medicine through a combination of the following activities:
      • Support fundraising efforts.
      • Attend College of Medicine events.
      • Participate in student-alumni programs such as HOST and mentoring/shadowing programs.
      • Serve as faculty in a clerkship or other role.

 

Submit Complete Packets by April 19, 2020 to: 

FSU College of Medicine Alumni Relations Manager

1115 West Call Street

Tallahassee, FL 32306

Fax: 850-645-1420

Email: alumni@med.fsu.edu

 

The 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients were revealed at the M.D. Class of 2024 White Coat Ceremony.

 

Former Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

  • 2019
    • Kerry Bachista, M.D. (Class of 2005)
    • Robert L. Brown Sr., M.D. (PIMS 1981)
  • 2018
    • Matthew Lee, M.D. (Class of 2006)
    • Stephanie Lee, M.D. (Class of 2006)
    • Stephen Cummings, M.D. (PIMS 1976)
  • 2017
    • Christie Alexander, M.D. (Class of 2005)
    • C. David Smith, M.D. (PIMS 1996)
  • 2016
    • Garrett Chumney, M.D. (Class of 2005)
    • Michael Weiss, M.D. (PIMS 1991)
  • 2015
    • Robin Albritton, M.D. (Class of 2007)
    • Frank Walker, Jr., M.D. (PIMS 1974)
  • 2014
    • Mel Hartsfield, M.D. (PIMS 1978)
       

For more information about the FSU Medical Alumni Distinguished Alumni Award, please contact alumni@med.fsu.edu.