Distinguished Service Award in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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.
AGA will announce the 2023 Recognition Award Recipients in early 2023.
Recognition Award nominations are open through Aug. 23, 2022.
Created 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.
Nominees must have a current AGA membership and service to AGA, such as committee service and/or AGA fellowship, will be taken into consideration. The recipient will have a record of commitment to and achievement in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in gastroenterology through mentorship, training, research, clinical practice, advocacy, and/or community engagement.
The recipient is selected by the AGA Diversity Committee and ratified by the AGA Governing Board. Nominees are reviewed using the eligibility criteria above.
The recipient will be recognized at the AGA Awards Ceremony during Digestive Disease Week®.
Nomination and submission process
All nominations must be submitted online by a primary nominator who is an AGA member. The names of additional AGA members who support the nomination should be listed on the nomination form.
The following supporting materials must be uploaded with the nomination form in PDF format. Please title the files using the nominee’s last name, first initial and the type of file (i.e., DoeJ_Letter.pdf, DoeJ_CV.pdf).
- A nomination letter, not to exceed two pages, signed by the primary nominator and additional AGA members who support the nomination. If the letter has multiple signatures, additional signature pages beyond the two-page limit are allowed.
- Nominee’s curriculum vitae.
Please forward all questions about this and other AGA recognition prizes to 301-941-2619 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|2022||Folasade May, MD, PhD, MPhil||For her health equity research in gastroenterology and hepatology and significant contributions to AGA and the broader community through advocacy, mentorship and public service.|
|2021||Byron Cryer, MD, AGAF; Sandra Quezada, MD, MS||For their contributions as co-chairs of the AGA Equity Project Advisory Board.|