Alumni Awards Program
The KU Medical Center Alumni Association annually presents the Distinguished, Honorary and Early Career Achievement Awards during KUMC Alumni Reunion to a deserving alumnus of each school. These are the highest honors the KUMC Alumni Association bestows upon graduates of the KU Schools of Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing and those who have made outstanding contributions to the health care professions.
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Distinguished Alumni Awards
The Distinguished Alumnus Awards will be presented to living graduates from each of the KU Schools of Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing. The award recognizes an individual's noteworthy contributions to the University of Kansas, their field and to the health of all people through patient care, basic and clinical research, teaching skills and/or health services administration. The recipients will demonstrate the highest principles of the health care professions and serve as a role model for current and future health care professionals.
Early Career Achievement Awards
The Early Career Achievement Awards will be presented to alumni who have graduated within the last 20 years from each of the three schools. The award recognizes individuals who have made distinguished achievements and contributions early in their career to their respective professions, the KU Schools of Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing or the KU Medical Center Alumni Association.
Honorary Alumni Awards
The Honorary Alumnus Awards will be presented to non-graduates of KUMC who have had significant impact through their professional or personal contributions to the missions of the KU Schools of Health Professions, Medicine or Nursing, the KU Medical Center Alumni Association and/or the provision of health care or health care education.
Oct 20, 2014