Awards - Cheers to the Honorees

Leadership Excellence  Teaching Excellence

LeadershipThe James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence is named in honor of an exemplary former AMSA National President and AMSA Foundation President. It recognizes AMSA members whose exemplary achievement in leadership and management foster the development of exceptionally inspiring physician leaders.

AMSA’s National Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes the contributions of a medical school professor who has made a significant impact on medical students’ education.


Women Leaders in Medicine
Chapter Success

Women Leaders in MedicineThe Women Leaders in Medicine Awards recognize women physicians and educators who are changing the face of medicine through their lives, their professions, or their teaching. These women deserve recognition for their accomplishments and dedication to fostering tomorrow’s women leaders in medicine.

The Paul R. Wright Chapter Success Award recognizes six chapters that support AMSA’s mission and are dedicated to inspiring future physician leaders, whether through local events, programming activities, leadership development initiatives or calls for action.

LGBT Health Achievement

GLMA and AMSA established the LGBT Health Achievement Award to recognize a medical school, student group, or individual student for exemplary achievement in advocating the inclusion of LGBT health issues or concerns within their medical school and medical centers.