Each year at the Annual Research Meeting (ARM), AcademyHealth recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of health services research and health policy through several prestigious awards. This year, we will be offering five awards for the ARM. The nomination period is now closed.

HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Award

The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Outstanding Article of the Year (AOTY) Award, sponsored by AHRQ and AcademyHealth, is moving to a biannual event. We look forward to continued recognition of outstanding research in 2023. Additional details and deadlines for nominations will be available this fall. Learn More »

Distinguished Career Award

The Distinguished Career Award is AcademyHealth’s highest career award, recognizing leaders who have made significant and lasting contributions to the field of health services research (HSR). Awardees have impacted the field through advancement of science and methods, leadership, mentorship, scholarship and teaching, and/or the application of health services and policy evidence to improve health and health care. Learn More »

HSR Impact Award

The HSR Impact Award recognizes research that has had a significant impact on health and health care. The award, supported by AcademyHealth, is intended to identify and promote examples of outstanding research that has been successfully translated into health policy, health care delivery, management, or clinical practice in order to address cost, quality, access, equity and/or patient outcomes and the delivery of care. Learn More »

Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award

The Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award recognizes professionals early in their career who show exceptional promise for future contributions to the field of health services research. This award commemorates the dedication of Alice Hersh, the founding executive director of the Association for Health Services Research, and her commitment to supporting the field of health services research. Learn More »

Outstanding Dissertation Award

The Outstanding Dissertation Award recognizes an outstanding scientific contribution from a doctoral thesis in health services research or health policy in 2020. Judging by the innovative research, this doctoral candidate shows exceptional promise as a health services researcher. Learn More »

Publication-of the-Year Award

The Publication-of-the-Year Award recognizes the best and most relevant, scientific work that the fields of health services research and health policy have produced and published in the prior calendar year. Learn More »