The Outstanding Dissertation Award recognizes an outstanding scientific contribution from a doctoral thesis in health services research or health policy in 2016. Judging by the innovative research, this doctoral candidate shows exceptional promise as a health services researcher. 

Nomination Criteria: 

  • Nominations must include a copy of the dissertation.
  • Nominations must include a letter of endorsement from the nominee's mentor, who may also be the nominator.
  • A synopsis of the dissertation (no longer than two pages). 
  • Self-nominations are accepted. Nominators must be members of AcademyHealth.

    More Information

    The Outstanding Dissertation Award is presented each June at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. 

    Current and Past Awardees

    Selection Committee 

    For awards related questions, please contact JulieAnn Rudolph or call 202.292.6790