To recognize and celebrate individuals who have made remarkable contributions to HMS

Distinguished Service Award for Harvard Medical School Alumni

The awardee will have demonstrated loyalty, service, and commitment to HMS through volunteering, community building, service as an ambassador for the School, or otherwise supporting the School and its mission.

Award Criteria 

  • Candidates must have demonstrated an active commitment through volunteerism, peer/community engagement, consulting, and/or other similar displays of support and exceptional service to HMS

  • Qualified alumni will have partnered with HMS administrators, faculty, students and/or staff who are affiliated with one or more HMS-managed offices 
  • Alumni employed by HMS are eligible provided they are not receiving compensation for the service for which they are being nominated

Nomination and Selection Process 

Alumni can submit nominations for this award via the online form. Nominations must be submitted by December 31, 2019. The Alumni Council will select the winner during its spring meeting.

Nominate a deserving alumnus/a for the 2020 award »

Nominations are kept confidential and will not be posted online.

“I was truly surprised and am of course thrilled. I certainly welcome anything that might bring attention to the Alumni Adviser program.”

Dea Angiolillo, MD ’79