Call for School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Nominations 3/1/13


Is there a graduate of the Stony Brook School of Medicine whom you greatly admire for his or her professional accomplishments?

Call for Nominations for:
The “Distinguished Alumni Award” and “Outstanding Recent Graduate Award”
To celebrate leadership, service and great achievement

Deadline for Submission: March 1, 2013 


  • The Distinguished Alumni Award (DAA) was established to recognize and honor graduates of Stony Brook University School of Medicine for outstanding professional achievement.
  • The recognition of outstanding, highly accomplished alumni will serve to inspire the current students and the other alumni of the school of medicine and help to instill a sense of pride in our institution.
  • Awareness of the great achievements of the recipients of the DAA will improve the public image and heighten the reputation of Stony Brook University School of Medicine. 

Definition/Criteria: The suitable candidate for the DAA:

  • should have demonstrated exceptional and superlative achievement in his or her chosen career
  • resulting in substantial positive impact on medicine and/or society, by advancing the practice of medicine, medical knowledge, access to health care, or generally improving the well-being of individuals or the community
  • with impact at the regional, national or international level.


  • The Distinguished Alumni Award is open to any graduate who has received an MD from Stony Brook University School of Medicine.
  • Any individual who has received an MD from Stony Brook University School of Medicine from 1997 through 2012 is eligible to receive The Outstanding Recent Graduate Award after demonstrating significant accomplishments during a relatively early stage of their careers and the promise of future exceptional achievements.

To Nominate an Individual for Either Award, Provide a Written Statement 
of the Following:

  • The name and graduating class of the nominee.
  • A brief explanation of why you are nominating this person.
  • Details of this individual’s achievements including, where applicable:

o    The impact of this individual’s work

§  Who has benefited and how it has helped others?

§  How it has advanced medical knowledge or improved treatment?  

o    Provision of some of the following to substantiate your assertions

§  Citations of articles or notices in news media, online reports, or community, professional or society publications.

§  Evidence of the effects of the nominee’s work.

§  Brief letters of recommendation or comments from others about the nominee.

§  Highlights of his or her most important books or journal articles.

§  The nominee’s curriculum vitae, if helpful to support the nomination.

        ·      There is no need to specify which award you are nominating an individual for; the award 
           committee will make this determination.

  • Your contact information and that of the candidate you are nominating. 

To Submit Your Nomination Statement: send an email including any other materials as email attachments to Mary Hoffmann and Dr. Tony Girardi.

For more information, please call 631-632-4995


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