Welcome to the online application form for the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research

Using this document, you will be able to submit all information and supporting materials online. New users must create an account that can be accessed at any time (you do not need to complete the nomination in one visit).

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If you would rather download a nomination form to submit via email or U.S. postal service, please download nomination form.

Criteria for the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research

The Albany Prize recognizes, encourages, and supports extraordinary and sustained contributions to improved health care and innovative biomedical research that demonstrably facilitates improvements in patient care. Given annually, the $500,000 Prize is one of the largest awards in medicine and biomedical research in the United States. The Albany Prize will be awarded to a physician, scientist, or group that demonstrated substantial achievements of national or international importance.

The recipient(s) of the Albany Prize will be chosen by a committee comprising some of the nation's preeminent medical scholars, physicians, professors, and biomedical researchers. Designed to be both prestigious public recognition and an important resource for sustaining excellence in health care and biomedical research, it is an expectation that a portion $500,000 award will be used by the recipient(s) to make further significant advancements in their field of expertise.

The deadline for completed nominations is March 22, 2024 (end of day).

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