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ACLGIM Chief's Recognition Award

Given annually to the GIM Division Chief who most represents excellence in Division leadership.

Who Qualifies?

Any GIM Chief who has been Chief at the same Division for three years or longer.

Who May Nominate?

The award committee will accept letters from GIM Division members which demonstrate how their GIM Chief exemplifies sustained excellence in the areas outlined below.  A complete nomination would include: 

  • One letter of nomination
  • No more than three letters of support from members of the same GIM Division.

Who Decides the Winner?

The ACLGIM Executive Committee members

What are the Judging Criteria?

Letters will be reviewed with regard to evidence for excellence in:

  • Mentorship in any domain (research, education, clinical service, leadership)Faculty development across the Division
  • Generating infrastructure and/or resources for research and program development
  • Advocacy for GIM within the home institution & more broadly
  • Recruitment and retention of excellent faculty in GIM
  • Supporting faculty in times of need or in unconventional career tracks
  • Creating a diverse and harmonious Division
  • Sharing wisdom and role modeling a satisfying academic GIM career
Applications not selected in 2018 will be carried over for consideration in 2019.  Those who submit a nomination will be contacted to update their application prior to consideration for future years.

Important Dates

October 12, 2018

Online nominations open

December 17, 2018

Online nominations close

February 22, 2019

Awardee notifications begin

May 8 - 11, 2019

Award presentation at the 2019 Hess Management Institute and the SGIM Annual Meeting

  Ready to Nominate?

​Submit Nomination

Login to your account to submit a nomination.  Under "Awards and Nominations" click "View Open Competitions" to view award applications.

Past Recipients

Mark Linzer
Deborah Burnet
Wishwa N. Kapoor
Julia H. Arnsten
Laurence McMahon
Katrina Armstrong
David E. Kern
Frederick Louis Brancati
Russell S. Phillips 
Ann B. Nattinger
Eugene Z. Oddone
Patrick G. O'Connor