Nominations are now open for the AAWD 2021 Jeanne Hansen Bayless Federal Services Award and Uniformed Services Award, which recognize the lifetime achievements made by an AAWD member dentist in the federal services and uniformed services arenas.

The AAWD Federal Services Award is presented to a woman dentist who has made outstanding achievements in the Federal Services arena as an advocate or dental officer and exhibits role model qualities that positively reflect the image of women dentists and commitment to the profession.

The AAWD Uniformed Services Award is presented to a woman dentist who has made outstanding achievements in the federal services arena as a uniformed dental officer—Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard or Retired—from one of the seven uniformed services of United States: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps. The dentist must also exhibit role model qualities that positively reflect the image of women dentists and commitment to the profession.

For a list of qualifications for each award and to nominate a qualified dentist, please click on the links below. Nominations and materials must be received by the AAWD National Office by July 31st, 2021.