School of Medicine Alumni Merit AwardPurpose
The President and administrative officers of Saint Louis University established the Alumni Merit Award to bring to the attention of the community and the nation in a dignified and dramatic way the end-product of the University's diverse, well-rounded educational program - namely its distinguished graduates.
Any deserving alumnus/a who exemplifies in his/her daily life the mission of Saint Louis University. These men and women shall have achieved outstanding success:
- in their civic leadership or social welfare activities; (include offices held in Civic, Fraternal, Political, Labor or Community Groups);
- or in their professional life;
- or in their intellectual or cultural pursuits (list memberships in Learned or Cultural Societies, research, articles published, books written, etc.)
Note: Full-time faculty are not eligible for the Alumni Merit Award. However, full-time faculty who are at the point of retirement or have already retired are eligible.
Any person may recommend an alumnus/alumna for the award. The nomination should contain a biographical sketch or profile of the person, together with the salient reasons why the nominee qualifies for this unique recognition.
Presentation of the Award
The award is presented at the annual Medical Alumni Reunion Weekend held in October. The recipient of the award must accept the award in person at the time of its presentation.
For a list of past Alumni Merit Award recipients, click here.