Michigan Medicine Volunteer Distinguished Service Award

Nominations are now being accepted!

Please click here for the Nomination Form.

Deadline for Submission: Friday, February 28, 2020.


Michigan Medicine Volunteer Recognition Committee Guidelines in Selecting Distinguished Service Awardees


To ensure decisions are fair, unbiased, and based solely on the nomination information.

Who is eligible?

Any individual student or community member whose ongoing service (in conjunction with programs supported by Michigan Medicine Volunteer Services) has a positive impact on patients and families within Michigan Medicine in a substantial, important, or unique way. Nominee must be a registered volunteer with Michigan Medicine Volunteer Services, and active during 2019.

Who is not eligible?

  • Previous winners or persons nominating themselves, spouses, or family members.
  • A group of volunteers representing a unit or existing placement (i.e., "Emergency Room Volunteers").
  • A group or organization whose members volunteer as an extension of one's job description (i.e., Free Clinic).

Additional Guidelines

  • One nomination must be completed per form.
  • Only completed forms will be considered.
  • Only those nominations that are received during nomination period will be considered.
  • Nominees are selected based on merit and in accordance with U-M Standard Practice Guide


Michigan Medicine Volunteer Recognition Committee Distinguished Service Award Nomination Form

Award Selection

Nominations will be evaluated by the multi-disciplinary Volunteer Recognition Committee. Committee decisions are final.

Award Announcement

Award announcements will be posted in the Headline News, at least two weeks before the Volunteer Recognition Event.