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Help us celebrate outstanding achievements

Nominate a deserving physician for one of the following Medical School alumni awards.

Nominations must be received by May 15. Awards will be presented during the Alumni Celebration’s Medical School Alumni Awards Banquet on October 4.

  • The Harold S. Diehl Award is a lifetime achievement award that honors individuals who have made outstanding professional contributions to the Medical School, the University, and the community. This is the Medical Alumni Society’s most prestigious award.

  • The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes University of Minnesota Medical School alumni who have made outstanding contributions to their communities — at the local, regional, or national level — through medical practice, teaching, research, or other humanitarian activities.

  • The Early Distinguished Career Alumni Award honors physicians for exceptional accomplishments within 15 years of medical school graduation.

  • The Alumni Philanthropy and Service Award recognizes alumni who have made notable contributions to medicine and have supported the Medical School through philanthropy.

For more information, contact Katrina Roth at 612-625-0336 or

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