ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS
SACME members are eligible to receive various awards and grants. The winners of these awards and grants are listed on this page. For more information, including selection criteria or application procedures, see SACME Research Grants; JCEHP Award and Committees.
Distinguished Service in Continuing Medical Education
Given to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to continuing medical education over an extended period (Fifteen years or more is the suggested guide), or who has developed an outstanding innovation in continuing medical education representing an important advance in CME.
2021: Mary Turco, EdD
Beginning in 2013, SACME has renamed this award the Dave Davis Research in CME Award. Given to an individual or group of individuals who have made outstanding contributions to research in continuing medical education.2021: Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE
2020: Suzanne Murray
2019: Vernon Curran, PhD
2018: Ronald Cervero, MA, PhD
For over ten years, an award of $1,000 has been awarded annually to the best original research paper published in JCEHP, the official journal of SACME, the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education, and the Association for Hospital Medical Education. This award recognizes and encourages superior original research and scholarship in the field of continuing education in the health professions. Below are the recipients since 1995, many of whom are SACME members.
The Fox Award honors the research of Dr. Robert D. Fox, University of Oklahoma, who has contributed greatly to the literature in the field of professional continuing education. Established in 2001, the Fox Award has been presented to the SACME member whose RICME abstract is judged the best, with respect to its methodology and impact on the profession.2021 Sharisse Arnold Rehring
2015 Curt Olson and Sanjeev Sockalingam
2014 Tanya Horsley and William Rayburn
SACME Award for Best Young Researcher
The SACME Award for Best Young Researcher is presented to the individual whose RICME presentation at a SACME Meeting is judged the best with respect to its methodology and impact on the profession. Residents and researchers presenting within the first three years in the field are eligible for this award.2021 Morag Paton
2020 Morag Paton2021: President's Meritorious Service Award present to Tym Peters and Asha Maharaj
2016: President's Meritorious Service Award presented to Deborah Samuel, Ginny Jacobs
2016: Unsung Hero Award presented to Tym Peters, Greg Vannette
SACME Research GrantsSACME Research Grants are awarded through a grant application process. For more specifics, please see the SACME Grants page.