National Awards

Leadership Excellence

Teaching Excellence


The James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence is named in honor of a former AMSA/ AMSA Foundation National President whose exemplary achievement in leadership and management foster the development of exceptionally inspiring physician leaders.

Thank you for your submissions! Our winner will be announced onsite.


AMSA’s National Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes the contributions of a medical school professor who has made a significant impact,  improvements or advancements in medical education.

Congratulations to our winner!

Mark Ryan, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Population Health & Medical Director, i²crp Program,
Virginia Commonwealth University


The Women Leaders in Medicine Awards recognize women physicians and educators changing the face of medicine through their lives, professions or teaching and deserve recognition for their accomplishments and dedication to fostering tomorrow’s women leaders in medicine.

Congratulations to our winner!

Barbara J. Stoll, MD
H. Wayne Hightower Distinguished Professor in the Medical Sciences and Dean, UTHealth McGovern Medical School

Chapter Success


The Paul R. Wright Chapter Success Award recognizes chapters that support AMSA’s mission and are dedicated to inspiring future physician leaders, whether through local events, programming activities, leadership development initiatives or calls for action.

Congratulations to our winners!

International Medical Chapter: Large – Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo

Domestic Medical Chapter: Large – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Premedical Chapter: Large – University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Premedical Chapter: Small – Texas Tech University


GLMA and AMSA established the LGBT Health Achievement Award is given to recognize a medical school, student group, or individual student for exemplary achievement in advocating the inclusion of LGBT health issues or concerns within their medical school and centers.

Congratulations to our winner!

Nix Sitkin, Yale School of Medicine