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Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence - Call for Nominations

We are no longer accepting nominations for 2022.

Guidelines and Instructions

  • Submit the nominee application through the submission software (Smarter Select*)
  • Multiple nominators of the same nominee are asked to combine their nomination into one submission and appoint one nominator to submit the nomination and be the contact.
  • Multiple nominations may be made by one nominator
  • Once you begin your nomination, you may save and return to finish the application

Required Information

Information you will need for the nomination form:

  • Name, title, organization, and email address of the nominee
  • Prepare a short statement (max 500 words) answering the following question:
    What do you consider the nominee’s most important contributions to the field of biomedical informatics?
  • Prepare a short statement (max 500 words) answering the following question:
    Why do you think the nominee should receive the 2022 Morris F. Collen Award?

Important Dates

January 12 Call for Nominations opens
February 14 Deadline for nominations (Part I)
March 9 Notification letters of 1st round results sent to nominators
March 25 Deadline for final nominee’s nomination package (Part II) (for those nominees that have been selected to move forward to the final review)
November 5-9 Presentation of the Collen Medal at the AMIA Annual Symposium (exact date TBD)

Using Smarter Select

Creating or retrieving an account in Smarter Select

  • Step 1: Access the application
  • Step 2: Choose Apply button or sign in if you already have an application started
  • Step 3: Choose Create New Account or Sign in or Forgot your Password


Contact Michelle Martin, AMIA Membership Program Manager at 301-657-5915