ADIEM 2021 Call for Award Nominations 

Visionary Educator Award 

To be presented annually to an individual that has demonstrated an extraordinary impact on the academic success of students or residents from under-represented minority groups.

Outstanding Academician Award

To be presented annually to an individual who by virtue of their scholarship has addressed health disparities in EM and/or promoted cultural competency and diversity in the workplace.

Outstanding Future Academician Award

To be presented annually to an underrepresented minority resident or medical student who has demonstrated a commitment to the principles of inclusion and diversity through his/her work in the fields of education, research or service.


To nominate someone please send the required documentation to All nominees must be a current SAEM and ADIEM member. Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged. The deadline to submit is 4:00 pm CST on Friday, March 12, 2021. Awards will be announced at the annual ADIEM business meeting on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at Virtual SAEM21.

Required Documentation:

  • Nominee’s CV
  • One nomination letter explaining why the candidate merits the award.  The nomination letter may be submitted either by a former or current colleague, mentee, or employer 

Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged!