The Board of Regents (BOR) Excellence in Preventive Medicine Science Award recognizes significant scientific achievements of a preventive medicine physician.  Launched last year, the BOR Scientific Excellence Fund recognized 3 trainees for outstanding poster presentations.  This year, the Board agreed to extend the Award to provide ongoing and future opportunities to recognize scientific excellence in preventive medicine.

Deadline for nominations:  January 16, 2023

Submit Nominations Here.

For all questiosns regarding nominations, please contact

Nomination Requirements:

  • Complete Nomination Form

  • ​CV (uploaded via the nominations form)

  • One-page summary of preventive medicine science achievements/advances (uploaded via the nominations form)

  • ​Up to two examples of scientific achievements (e.g., representative/noteworthy publications/ reports) (uploaded via the nominations form)

Award Criteria and Selection

Nominations will be scored on a scale of 1-5 (1 – strongly agree to 5 – strongly disagree) in the following areas:

  • Original Research/scholarship 
  • High quality science 
  • Evidence of dissemination of results
  • High impact of science on the practice of preventive medicine 

A subgroup of the Board will review and score nominations based on the above and prioritize nominees based on scoring. A full vote of the Board will identify the final recipient. 

Awardee Recognition

The recipient will be recognized across several ACPM channels, including the following:
  • Presentation of plaque at the PM annual conference 
  • $1,500 monetary award for the individual or to support their ongoing scholarship
  • 10-minute overview of scientific accomplishments at the opening plenary session
  • AJPM journal feature/ ACPM newsletter/website feature: Meet the Expert
For questions regarding the nominations process, please contact
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