AWAEM Outstanding Research Publication of the Year Award

This award recognizes the first or last author of an outstanding research manuscript published in the past year.


  • Female faculty in an academic Emergency Medicine department
  • Current SAEM and AWAEM member

Selection Criteria:

Candidate manuscripts:

  • Were published after December 1, 2017 in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Systematic reviews are acceptable; however, we will not accept commentaries or clinical reviews. We will not accept manuscripts “in press.”
  • Focus on topics with strong relevance to the practice of EM
  • Are methodologically strong and well written

Special consideration will be given to papers focused on sex- or gender-specific science, those focused on health disparities based on gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation, and those that shed light on inequities experienced by women physicians

Required Documentation:

  • Nominee’s CV
  • PDF file of the manuscript

Nomination instructions:

Submit a pdf of the manuscript to Andrea Fang, MD at with the subject line “2019 AWAEM Research Award Nomination”

Deadline:  January 15, 2019 at 11:59PM PST