NEOMED is pleased to honor individuals who help promote diversity at the University and in their profession. The following awards are given annually to deserving students, as nominated by their peers, faculty, staff and mentors.
Community Builder Award
The Community Builder Award recognizes a medicine, pharmacy or graduate student who has demonstrated a commitment to being open and sensitive to the unique needs and interests to diverse populations. The award of $300 and plaque will be presented at the Valuing Community and Diversity Reception in November. Self-nominations are permitted. One recommendation form per nomination is required. Nominations and Recommendations will be open in late October.
Pharmacy Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Award
The Pharmacy Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Award recognizes a NEOMED College of Pharmacy student who promotes and supports the needs, values, and respect of underrepresented communities and who is sensitive to the issues of diversity and takes action to promote the ideals of inclusion, equity, and community. This award will be presented at the Valuing Community and Diversity Reception in November. The winner of this award will be receive a financial scholarship sponsored by Walgreens in the amount of $2500. Self-nominations are permitted. One recommendation form per nomination is required. Nominations and Recommendations will be open in late October.
DIVERSITY LEADER AWARD- SPRING AWARD
The Diversity Leader student award recognizes a graduating NEOMED student who promotes and supports the needs, values and respect of underrepresented communities; who promotes, supports, and lives through the actions and personal commitments of the ideals of inclusion, equity, and collaboration, and demonstrates the value of community. The award recognizes a graduating medicine, pharmacy, or graduate student who serves as a role model for fellow students and has demonstrated these ideals throughout their NEOMED tenure. The award will be presented at the student’s respective award ceremony in the spring. Self-nominations are permitted; one recommendation form is required for all nominations. Applications will be available in late March.
WALGREENS PHARMACY MULTILINGUAL AWARD- SPRING AWARD
The Pharmacy Multilingual Award recognizes a graduating P4 NEOMED College of Pharmacy student who is fluent in one or more languages in addition to English with an interest in community pharmacy and takes action to promote the ideals of inclusion, equity and community. The awardee should embrace diversity and promote diversity and inclusion initiatives on campus. A financial prize of $2500 sponsored by Walgreens will be presented to the recipient of this award at the Spring Awards Program. Self-nominations are permitted; one recommendation is required for all nominations. Applications will be available in late March.
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