Promising Medical Student Surgery Education Research Award


The Promising Medical Student Surgery Education Research Award will be made annually to up to three medical students who have an interest in surgery and who are considered by their faculty, residents, fellows, or their peers (other medical students) to demonstrate a passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to surgery education research.


  • Passion and enthusiasm for surgery and surgery education research as demonstrated by a leadership role in a course or group related to surgery and surgery education
  • Role in at least one peer-reviewed surgery education manuscript or curricular project
  • Demonstrates commitment to surgery education research

Supporting materials

Prior to proceeding with this nomination, the nominator will need the following information:

  • Nominee’s CV
  • Personal statement from the nominee about their commitment to education and education research

Short essays

Please be prepared to complete the following short essays regarding the nominee:

  • Why do you think the nominee deserves this award?
  • How has the nominee demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for surgery and surgical education research?
  • Please list any education or teaching awards the nominee has received. 

Additional information

Please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • A list of the nominee’s education-related activities (e.g., lectures, programs, presentations, curricula, innovations for teaching or assessment, education-related research).
  • A list of the nominee’s peer-reviewed manuscripts related to surgical education. 
  • A list of the nominee’s leadership roles in courses or groups related to surgery and surgical education. 

Proceed to application.