Nomination Process


The deadline for nominations is noon on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.


Peer or self-nominations are invited and can be submitted from within URMC or from community partners.


Nominations for individuals can be made in one of the three following criteria:

Note: The quality of applications will also be taken into consideration.

Nomination Steps

The nomination process has two steps, the online award nomination form, and the follow-up email, including the nomination essay and appendices.

Step One: Online Award Nomination Form

First complete the online award nomination form.

Step Two: Follow-up Email

Next you'll need to submit the nomination essay and appendices via email to Indrani Singh at by noon on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

Nomination Essay

Nomination essay (1,000 maximum words) in a Word document that addresses each point under the appropriate award criteria. Please note that the criteria is different in each of the nomination categories (Senior Faculty, Junior Faculty, Staff). It is important to specify how each nominee meets the criteria in the category where they are nominated.

Required Appendices

  • Two letters of support for each nomination:
    • One from within URMC
    • One from a community partner
  • Curriculum Vitae for faculty nominees
  • Resume or outline of work experience for staff nominees

Materials Describing Nominee’s Work (Optional)

You may also include no more than five additional pages for selected materials describing the nominee’s work (e.g., press releases, news reports).

If you have any questions, please contact us at, or call Gail Hamilton at (585) 224-3050.