JCHP Alumni Awards

The Jefferson College of Health Professions Alumni Association is requesting nominations for the 2017 Alumni Awards. The Alumni Awards were established to recognize the outstanding and distinguished professional achievements of Health Professions alumni. The awards will be presented in June 2017 at the 2017 Annual Awards Ceremony.

There are three categories in which you can nominate a JCHP graduate for an alumni award: 

The JCHP Alumni Special Achievement Award

This award recognizes the significant long-term professional achievement of a JCHP graduate in the areas of education, research and/or community service, through which the JCHP graduate has also promoted the image of the Jefferson College of Health Professions. 

The JCHP Alumni Emerging Leader Award

This award recognizes a JCHP graduate who, early in his/her career, but at least 5 years following graduation, has distinguished him/ herself in his/her profession by making significant contributions in research, leadership in professional organizations, community service, or related significant professional accomplishments.

The JCHP Alumni Distinguished Service Award

This award recognizes a JCHP graduate who has made an exceptional contribution of time, resources and/or expertise to advance the mission of the Jefferson College of Health Professions and Thomas Jefferson University.

To be considered for the Emerging Leader Award, the Alumni Special Achievement Award or the Alumni Distinguished Service Award, nomination materials must be received no later than midnight April 7, 2017.

To submit a nomination, please include a curriculum vitae/resume, along with a letter of nomination, which highlights how the nominee meets the criteria for the award. Self-nominations will be accepted.

Nominations should be submitted by email to, or by mail or in person to the Office of Alumni Relations, Edison Building, 130 South 9th Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 215-955-7750 or if you have any questions.