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Call for Nominations

We want to hear from you!

Each year, the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society invites nominations for candidates to serve on the Executive Committee as well as candidates for the following distinguished awards: Thomas Evans Achievement Award, Alumni Award of Merit, Young Alumni Award of Merit, and Honorary Alumni.

Qualifications and criteria are listed below. To nominate someone, please complete the online form >>

Nominations are reviewed annually during the fall semester and presented during the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Weekend the following spring.

Sincerely,

Scott Chanin, D’83
President
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society Executive Committee


Thomas Evans Achievement Award

The highest award of recognition, honoring alumni who have shown innovation, excellence and leadership in the profession of oral health care nationally and internationally.

Alumni Award of Merit

Recognizes love for and loyalty to the School of Dental Medicine, excellence in the profession of dentistry, and community involvement. The award is given annually by the Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society to those graduates who maintain their ties with the School through their support of alumni activities, demonstrated leadership in the dental profession, and fostered and maintained the ideals that the School of Dental Medicine has stood for since its founding.

Young Alumni Award of Merit

Recognizes outstanding leadership and service to the School of Dental Medicine prior to one’s 16th reunion year. Community involvement, professional achievements, and other such accomplishments are considered but secondary to service to the School.

Honorary Alumni

The Penn Dental Medicine Alumni Society invites nominations for Honorary Alumni in recognition of individuals who are not graduates of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and thus, do not qualify as an Active Member, yet have made outstanding contributions to the arts and science of dentistry.

Alumni Society Executive Committee Nomination

All Penn Dental Medicine alumni – including those who graduated with a D.D.S. or D.M.D., received a Certificate of Proficiency in Dental Hygiene, and/or a Certificate from any of the School’s Departments of Advanced Education – may be nominated. Members serve three year terms during which they participate in board meetings and represent the greater alumni body at School events and functions around the country and world.

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