"Be worthy to serve the suffering."

-William W. Root, MD - Founder, 1902

Chapter Support Award

The Chapter Support Award honors the invaluable work performed by Chapter administrative personnel.




2023 Chapter Support Award honoree Lori Andrade, from NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission

Any time during the academic year.


Any individual who has provided administrative support for a Chapter for at least three years.

The Award

A $500 cash award and a framed certificate of recognition from Alpha Omega Alpha. After three subsequent years of continued service, a recipient becomes eligible to receive this award again.


The Chapter Councilor must use the online form to submit a nomination noting the range of activities and length of service of the nominee along with a headshot of the recipient. The nominating Councilor must have  active dues status with AΩA.

Questions may be directed to

Questions may be directed to:

Libby Appel (720) 859-4149, adminaward@alphaomegaalpha.org


The Chapter Councilor should submit the nomination using the online form by using the link below.

Past Recipients

Name, Institution

Name, Institution 

Marcia DeCaro, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine Valerie Pepi, Boston University School of Medicine

LaQuita Ross, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Soraya Smith, University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Megan Van Sloten, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Judith Woolridge, Tufts University School of Medicine

All AΩA awards, fellowships, grants, and program submissions must be electronically submitted through the appropriate page on the AΩA website.