College of Health Professions Alumni Awards

The MUSC Alumni Association recognizes several alumni and friends of the college annually for service, dedication, research, leadership and contributing to the field of health professions.

Established in 1986, the Distinguished Alumnus Award – Health Administration and the Distinguished Alumnus Award – Clinical Practice are the highest honors bestowed by the College of Health Professions Alumni Association. The awards are given annually to one or more graduates of the MUSC College of Health Professions in recognition of outstanding professional achievement, service to the individual’s profession, the community, the college, and/or the university, excellence in leadership, professional growth, and/or educational advancement or service.  

Established in the fall of 2016, the Alumnus Service Award is presented annually to one or more graduates of the MUSC College of Health Professions who have given selflessly through extraordinary activities that benefit the university, the college, their community/organizations, and/or their profession. Nominees must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to service and serve as a model of volunteerism for others.  

Established in the fall of 2016, the Emerging Leader Award is given annually to one or more graduates of the MUSC College of Health Professions who have shown exemplary leadership and dedication towards the Medical University's College of Health Professions and/or their organized profession as a whole. 

Established in the fall of 2016, the Outstanding Achievements in Research Award is presented annually to one or more graduates of the MUSC College of Health Professions whose contributions to the field of research is helping to advance their profession.