Clinical & Health Services Research

This award recognizes a faculty member or group of faculty members who are identified as having made outstanding contributions to the Medical School in clinical or health services research. 

This award carries a $5,000 discretionary academic support prize given to the faculty member or group.

There is a two-stage selection process. The selection committee reviews the nominations and provides a list of potential awardees to the Dean of the Medical School, who makes the final selection. Nominees must be faculty of the University of Michigan Medical School.


Nominations for the Clinical and Health Services Research Award can be made using the Medical School's Competition Space website.

The nomination deadline is Monday, May 1, 2017.

2016 Recipients

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., MPP, Alice Hamilton Collegiate Professor of Medicine, professor, Department of Internal Medicine. Photo 1 | Photo 2

Ella A. Kazerooni, M.D., M.S., professor, Department of Radiology. Photo 1 | Photo 2

Past Award Winners

2015: Julie C. Lumeng, M.D., Albert P. Rocchini, M.D. & Sanjay K. Saint, M.D., M.P.H.
2014: Lewis B. Morgenstern, M.D. & Moshe Talpaz, M.D. and David C. Smith, M.D.
2013: Denise G. Tate, Ph.D. & John T. Wei, M.D., M.S.
2012: Steven J. Katz, M.D., M.P.H. & Maha Hussain, M.D., F.A.C.P.
2011: Ronald D. Chervin, M.D., M.S. & Eve A. Kerr, M.D., M.P.H.
2010: James T. Elder, M.D., Ph.D.
2009: Frederic C. Blow, Ph.D.
2008: Kevin Chung, M.D.
2007: A. Mark Fendrick, M.D. & William H. Herman, M.D., MPH.
2006: Laurence H. Baker, D.O.
2005: Rodney A. Hayward, M.D. & Mark S. Kaminski, M.D.
2004: John DeLancey, M.D.
2003: Gary L. Freed, M.D., Ph.D.
2002: Fred Morady, M.D.
2001: Sewon Kang, M.D. & Gary Fischer, Ph.D.