2021 Outstanding Junior Clinician Education Manuscript Award

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Signup Deadline: 12-02-2020



This award will be given to a junior faculty member (Assistant Professor/Instructor) or an Associate Professor (having held the position for no more than 3 years) who has been first author on an important peer-reviewed clinical education article published in a scientific journal.


This award is targeted to junior faculty who are in the career development stage of their professional experience. The junior faculty member must have been first-author on an outstanding peer-reviewed clinical education journal article focused on the care of older adults. Selection of award winners will take into consideration the article's novelty, methodology, clarity of presentation, and potential to influence education relevant to the care of older adults. Papers that were published between September 1 and August 31 of the year preceding nomination are eligible for this award.

Application Process

Applicants must complete:
  • The online nomination form (select "Apply Now" above)
  • Submission of a biosketch (NIH-style, 4 pages maximum) and a mentoring table/summary
  • A copy of the manuscript
Applications will be reviewed and the awardee selected by the Awards Committee of the AGS.


To recognize this outstanding achievement, the awardee will receive a letter documenting the award and a framed certificate will be presented during the Awards Ceremony at the AGS Annual Scientific Meeting.

Past Recipients of the Outstanding Junior Clinical Education Manuscript Award

2020    Marcia Mecca, MD
2018    Rebecca T. Brown, MD, MPH
2014    Erika Rozalia Manu, MD
2013    Kimberly S. Johnson, MD, MHS


Dennise McAlpin
American Geriatrics Society