Call for 2024 Nominations

Do you have a friend or colleague who has been of exceptional service to the Academy and/or the profession who should be recognized and honored for their contributions?

There are several categories available for nominations. Read about the categories and nominate someone who should be acknowledged for their work.

The process is easy...

  • Send one letter no longer than three pages in which you describe why the nominee should be selected for the award (send in one attachment).
    • In the letter, focus on the nominee’s achievements that are directly applicable to the award for which they are being nominated.
    • Get together with colleagues to submit one nomination packet.
  • Send the nominee’s full curriculum vitae.
  • Send nomination packets to

Nominations are due October 13, 2023.

Award recipients will be recognized at AAA 2024+HearTECH Expo, April 17-20, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Award winner Patricia (Tish) Gaffney, PhD, shares her personal experience.

Current Award Categories and Past Recipients

Other Special Awards

These awards are given at the discretion of the president and presented at the AAA Annual Conference.

Past Award Categories and Recipients

These award categories have been retired and are no longer applicable, but you can review those past winners by clicking on the category below.