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Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Careers of Women in Medicine

Established: 2017

In honor of the Blackwell sisters, pioneers in medicine who paved the way for women interested in pursuing professional careers in medicine and fostered a sisterhood therein.

This award is bestowed upon an ACP member for distinguished contributions to advancing the careers of women in medicine. This award recognizes an individual who has furthered the careers of women medical students, residents, and/or physicians through mentoring and leadership development.

Nominating and supporting letters should address:

  • How the nominee has influenced the ever-expanding role of women in medicine.
  • How the nominee has made pathways for women in medicine.
  • Other ways in which the nominee has made exceptional contributions to advancing the careers of women in medicine.

Submit a Nomination