The Medical Society of Virginia Foundation invites you to salute your peers with our 17th Annual Salute to Service Awards Presented by The Doctors Company.

Nominate a Physician by September 25!

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.

Service to Healthcare During COVID-19 - Presented to a physician who has demonstrated outstanding leadership to advancing patient safety during the Covid-19 crisis.

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

Submit a Nomination

The winners of each category will be awarded at MSV's Leadership Day in January 2021. 

Congratulations to our 2019 winners! Learn more about the physicians that were recognized at the 16th Annual Salute to Service Awards.