The Society for General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Southern region is calling for nominations for various awards recognizing exceptional contributions in internal medicine.

  1. Advocacy and Community Service Award: Recognizes SGIM members for significant community health contributions through advocacy and service. Eligible activities include advocacy for underserved populations, creating community programs, volunteer initiatives, and notable personal contributions to community organizations.
  2. Excellence in Clinician Education Award: Targets early to mid-career Clinician Educators (up to Assistant Professor level), active SGIM members, demonstrating innovation and excellence in teaching or clinical care.
  3. Leader in General Internal Medicine (LGIM) Award: Honors mid-level and senior SGIM members (active for 8-10 years, but no minimum required) for contributions to SGIM and advancing general internal medicine. Eligible candidates include role models, leaders, researchers, and active participants in SGIM regional activities.
  4. Leadership Development Award: Aids early career faculty in leadership skill development and engagement with Southern SGIM. Candidates should be current SGIM members, active in Southern SGIM, and interested in regional leadership roles. Mid-career faculty newly active in SGIM are also eligible. Awardees will participate in the 2024 Southern SGIM meeting and planning committee.

For all awards, nominees must be SGIM members. Self-nominations are welcome. Applications require a CV, a nomination letter detailing eligibility, and a division chief’s letter. The nomination deadline is  Friday, February 9, 2024.

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