The Forland Award – Humanism in Medicine Student Essay Contest is given to the medical student whose essay is judged to be the most creative and reflective on what is important to them in their pursuit of becoming a physician. The award is named in honor of Dr. Marvin Forland, a founding faculty member in the Department of Medicine and former Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. Dr. Forland is today Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the School of Medicine
The recipient of this award receives a framed certificate and a $1,000 check. For more information about the award criteria and nomination deadline, click here.