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Award Opportunity: Recognizing medical student leadership

The Sandra Banner Student Award for Leadership (SBSAL) recognizes a medical student who has demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for leadership. The purpose of the award is to encourage the development of future leaders in medicine, through public recognition and financial support.

Up to $3,000 is provided to support this individual’s leadership activities, such as attendance at leadership conferences, formal leadership education, or a leadership elective.

For more information about the SBSAL Award, visit

Looking to apply? In order to streamline the process, students are requested to submit the following information to

Please submit your application to the Student Affairs Committee at by Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 11:59pm.

What Happens Next?
The Student Affairs Committee will review and consider all student applications. Top scoring applications will be recommended to Drs. Tithecott and Rieder, who will then review the applications and write letters of support to accompany those applications chosen to go forward. You will receive notification of the response to your application by Monday November 30, 2015.

Questions? Contact Pam Bere ( or Rob Pintwala (