Each year, AGA honors a number of individuals for their outstanding contributions to the field of gastroenterology. Nominations will reopen in May 2022. Meet our 2021 winners
Established in 1968, this recognition prize honors a senior investigator who has made major accomplishments in basic research that have significantly advanced the science and/or practice of gastroenterology. For the purpose of this award, the term “gastroenterology” encompasses any gastrointestinal discipline, including hepatology. Learn more >
Created in 1995, the Distinguished Clinician Awards recognize two members of the practicing community who combine the art of medicine with the skills demanded by the scientific body of knowledge in service to their patients. One prize is awarded to an individual in private practice, and the other to an individual in an academic setting. Learn more >
Created in 1988, the Distinguished Educator Award recognizes one individual for his or her achievements as an outstanding educator. Learn more >
Established in 2004, this recognition prize honors an individual for achievements as an outstanding mentor over a lifelong career. Learn more >
Established in 2021, the Distinguished Service Award in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion honors an individual who has promoted diversity, equity and inclusion within AGA and the broader gastroenterology community. Learn more >
Created in 1941, the Julius Friedenwald Medal recognizes an individual who has made lifelong contributions to the field of gastroenterology. Learn more >
Created in 1972, the Outstanding Service Award honors an individual who has contributed significantly to society’s health and welfare. Learn more >
Established in 2006, this award recognizes an individual who has significantly advanced gastroenterological science and research through dedicated efforts. Learn more >
Nominations are closed for the year. We will announce the 2023 recipients in January.
Nominations for Recognition Prizes are open through Aug. 23, 2022. Review the details of each prize and begin the nomination process from the individual pages linked here.