The Recent Alumni Award
The Recent Alumni Award, established in 2003, is presented to an individual who received an M.D. degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine within the last 15 years and has demonstrated outstanding professional achievement, community contributions or service to the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
The Distinguished Alumni Award
The Wayne State University Medical Alumni Association initiated the Distinguished Alumni Award to be presented annually to an individual who received an M.D. from the WSU School of Medicine who has made outstanding contributions to humanitarian causes, whose contributions to the health field in the broader sense is outstanding and for their service to the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
The Lawrence M. Weiner Award
The Lawrence M. Weiner Award, established in 1979, honors the outstanding contributions made to the Wayne State University School of Medicine by individuals who are not M.D. alumni of the School of Medicine. Nominees may have earned a doctoral degree or completed their residency or fellowship training at Wayne State University, or may be a faculty member who completed their undergraduate medical education at an institution other than WSU. This award is based on exceptional performance in teaching, research and/or administrative duties. The individual receiving this award has met the high standards established by Dr. Lawrence Weiner's outstanding record of service to the School of Medicine.