Every year the School of Medicine honors alumni for their extraordinary service and commitment to the practice of medicine. We are accepting nominations for the 2024 alumni awards. The deadline for nominations is April 30, 2024. Help us recognize outstanding School of Medicine graduates and housestaff alumni by submitting a nomination for our annual awards.
Silver & Gold Award
First awarded in 1969, this is the highest honor and recognition bestowed by the Medical Alumni Association. The Silver and Gold Award for Excellence in Humanitarianism, Citizenship and Professionalism is presented for outstanding service to the community and contributions to the science and art of medicine. To be eligible, the candidate must be a current or past member of the association and an MD graduate of the school.
Richard Krugman Award for Distinguished Service
This award is given to those members (current or past) of this Association who are MD graduates of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and who have contributed outstanding service to the Association and to the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.
Distinguished Achievement Award
This award is given to those members (current or past) of the association who are MD graduates of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and who have made outstanding achievements benefiting their communities, the practice of medicine, the provision of health care, our association and/or the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
The Humanitarian Award recognizes lifelong service to society or to humankind and honors those who have provided extraordinary service to their community, demonstrating leadership through global or local service. The award honors those who have fulfilled the obligations of their education through creative citizenship and exemplary service leadership in ways that benefit society and bring credit to the institution. It is to be awarded on occasion to School of Medicine and/or house staff alumni, or School of Medicine faculty.
Recent Graduate Humanitarian Award
Recognizes a commitment at the start of a professional path to society or to humankind and honors those who have provided significant impact through humanitarian service.
Recent Graduate Achievement Award
Honors recent graduates who demonstrate outstanding achievements benefiting their communities, practice of medicine, and the provision of healthcare.