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National Awards for Nomination

  Special Achievement Awards

  • Herbert W. Nickens Award 
    Recognition of outstanding achievements in promoting minority health and minority representation in medicine.

Individual Achievement Awards

  • ACLGIM Leadership Award
    Awarded to new faculty appointees to recognize skills in leadership in areas of academic medicine, including clinical, educational, research or administrative efforts.

Career Achievement Awards

  • Career Achievements in Medical Education
  • Awarded to an outstanding clinician-educator whose lifetime contributions have profoundly advanced, and had widespread impact on the art and science of medicine and medical education.

Clinical Achievement Awards

  • Quality and Practice Innovation Award
  • General internists and their organization that have successfully developed and implemented innovative role model systems of practice improvement in ambulatory and/or inpatient clinical practice. 

Important Dates 

October 7, 2022

Award nominations open

January 13, 2023

Award nominations close

March 14, 2023
All award recipients are notified  

May 10-13, 2023 

Award presentations and acknowledgements at the 2023 SGIM Annual Meeting



If you have any questions about the SGIM Awards program, please contact Erika Baker at or 202.887.5150.