Awards Program

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Each year, the Alumni Board of Directors honors its own with special award presentations to acknowledge their achievements. All Award winners receive a plague in their honor and are recognized by engraving their names on a permanent plaque which is on display in the Alumni Office. The award categories include Distinguished Alumnus Award, Special Achievement Award and Service Award.

The Process for Selection

The Nominating Committee, chaired by the Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors will decide on the awards in a given year; if qualified individuals are nominated. Current members of the Board of Directors of Cleveland Clinic Foundation Alumni Association and past award recipients are not eligible. Please submit nominations for these awards to or call 216.444.2487.

Awards are announced and presented at the fall Alumni Board of Directors meeting usually in September/October.

Who Can Nominate

Nominations will be accepted from alumni, residents/fellows, Cleveland Clinic professional and allied health staff and nursing.

How to Nominate

If you would like to nominate an individual for any of the awards, please email and be prepared to provide a brief biographical sketch of the candidate including their professional experience, educational training, contact information, a brief explanation of why you are nominating this person and a photo, if available.

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