Morehouse School of Medicine

MSM Receives AAMC Spencer Forman Finalists Award for Outstanding Community Engagement

AAMC Annual Meeting: Learn Serve Lead 2018

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, the Association of American Medical Colleges announced the 2018 recipients of the association’s annual awards at “Learn Serve Lead 2018,” their annual meeting in Austin, Texas. The event honored individuals and institutions making significant contributions to medical education, research, clinical care, and community service.

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech’s Technology Square – one of the nation’s premier innovation districts and a leader in research and economic development – will host the Association of University Research Parks (AURP) 2019 International Conference.

Tech SquareAURP’s mission is to foster innovation, commercialization and economic growth through university, industry and government partnerships. Each year, AURP’s international conference attracts a diverse group, including science and research park directors, economic developers, and intellectual property and venture capital firms.

“Georgia Tech is proud to host AURP’s 2019 International Conference,” said Chaouki Abdallah, executive vice president for research. “Tech Square is a testament to what is possible when higher education, government, business and the community work together. As the Southeast’s premier innovation district, Tech Square promotes a community of innovation, education and intelligent exchange.”

In 2014, the group named Tech Square its “Outstanding Research Park Award” winner.

University of Georgia

The University of Georgia has received a national Award of Excellence from the University Economic Development Association for its work in rural Georgia to save a local hospital from closing and to improve medical service for community residents.

Rural health care“It is truly an honor to be selected for this national award by a group of our peers,” said UGA President Jere W. Morehead. “This is well-deserved recognition for our public service and outreach faculty and staff, who fulfill this university’s land-grant and sea-grant mission by addressing critical issues across the state.”