The Medical Society of Virginia Foundation invites you to salute your peers with our 16th Annual Salute to Service Awards.

These awards recognize outstanding efforts by a physician, medical student or resident who has substantially improved patient care, both locally and abroad.

Award Categories

Service to the Uninsured and Underserved - Presented to a physician who has dedicated his/her abilities to improving the health of the uninsured and underserved.

Service to the International Community - Presented to a physician who has dedicated his/her abilities to advancing the health of the international community.

Service to the Profession - Presented to a physician whose work in the medical community has promoted the health care profession.

Service for Advancing Patient Safety and Quality Improvement - Presented to a physician who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to advancing patient safety and quality improvement.

Service by a Medical Student or Resident - Presented to a medical student or resident in Virginia whose outstanding efforts have substantially improved patient care, either locally or abroad.

Click here for award criteria and requirements. If you have any questions, send us an email

Nominate a Physician

Nominations for the 2019 Salute to Service Awards are open! The deadline for submission is June 28. 

Nominate Someone for a Salute to Service Award

The winners of each category will be awarded at the Annual Meeting Gala on Saturday, October 19.