2020 Honor and Citation Nominations Being Accepted
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2020 Honor and Citation Nominations Being Accepted

Apr 04, 2019

Nomination Deadline: April 15, 2019

The Awards and Tributes Committee will be accepting nominations electronically for the 2020 Honor/Citation Awards. Recipients of these awards will be honored during the banquet at ACSM's 2020 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California.


Definition of the Honor & Citation Awards

  1. The Honor Award of the American College of Sports Medicine is granted to an individual with a distinguished career of outstanding scientific and scholarly contributions to sports medicine and/or the exercise sciences. The contributions may be in the basic, applied, and/or clinical sciences; allied health and/or education. ACSM membership is not a requirement for this award.
  2. The Citation Award of the American College of Sports Medicine is granted to an individual or group who has made significant and important contributions to sports medicine and/or the exercise sciences. These contributions may include, but are not limited to, research and scholarship; clinical care; and/or administrative or educational services in sports medicine or exercise science. ACSM membership is not a requirement for this award.
Nomination Process for the Honor & Citation Awards
The nominator must provide the following in the nomination package:
  1. The nomination form with the requested information.
  2. A letter of nomination in which the nominator presents a compelling case. The letter should include pertinent information regarding the nominee’s contributions to sports medicine, exercise science, literature, education, ACSM, other organizations and the community. Other letters of support can be included but are not required. (maximum of 3 support letters, and only 3 will be forwarded to the review team with the nomination packets)
  3. Once the nomination is received in the National Office, staff will contact the nominee for his/her current curriculum vitae (CV). (The CV must be received in the National Office by a designated deadline to be considered for the award.)


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