Larner College of Medicine Alumni Association Awards

Each year The Larner College of Medicine Alumni Association Awards Committee selects alumni to receive awards in four distinct categories (see descriptions below). The LCOM Alumni Association Awards give recognition to medical and PhD/MS alumni who have been outstanding in their service to the College, the community at large, or their career accomplishments. Strong consideration is given to nominees who demonstrate outstanding commitment to equity in medicine, reflecting the College's mission "to benefit Vermont and the world through engagement with diverse communities."

Award Nominations

Nominations for the 2021 award cycle are now closed.  Nominations now being accepted for the 2022 Awards Cycle.  The Medical Alumni Association Award recipients will be recognized during Medical Reunion 2022 in October 2022.  The nomination deadline is Friday, January 28, 2022.

Submit a Nomination.

In order to submit a nomination - the following steps must be completed:

  1. Online form linked below must be submitted.

  2. Two ( 2 ) Letters of support for the nominee must be included which specifically outlining the reason for nominating. Send letters to Cristin Gildea at or by mail at Given Building, N-329, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405.

  3. The submission of your nominee’s curriculum vitae and other supporting information. **Nominators will be asked to help gather additional biographical information and/or assist in writing award citations for their selected nominees. Nominees not chosen for an award may be considered in future years.

Questions? Contact for more information.

Submit a Nomination.

Award Descriptions

A. Bradley Soule Award:
Presented to an alum whose loyalty and dedication to The Larner College of Medicine most emulate those qualities as found in the award’s first recipient, A. Bradley Soule, M.D.'28.

Distinguished Academic Achievement Award
Presented to alumni in recognition of outstanding scientific or academic achievement.

Service to Medicine and Community Award:
Presented to alumni who have maintained a high standard of medical service and who have achieved an outstanding record of community service or assumed other significant responsibilities not directly related to medical practice.

Early Achievement Award:
Presented to an alum who has graduated within the past 15 years in recognition of their outstanding community or College service, scientific, or academic achievement.

Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award*:
Presented every year to an alum from The Larner College of Medicine’s Ph.D. or M.S. programs who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in basic, clinical or applied research; education; industry; public service/humanitarianism; and/or outstanding commitment to The Larner College of Medicine community. Nominate a Ph.D. or M.S. alum.

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