Alumni Awards and Honors
MGH Institute of Health Professions recognizes and honors alumni and graduating students for outstanding merit. Nominations are accepted from any source, and sought annually from Institute alumni, faculty, staff, and professional peers.
Award recipients are recognized each year at Commencement.
MGH Institute honors two alumni each year:
- The Bette Ann Harris Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest form of recognition awarded by the Institute to an alumnae/i . The 2017 recipient is Sarah Ward, MS-SLP '95, CCC-SLP.
- The Emerging Leader Alumni Award is presented to an alumnae/i who graduated less than 10 years ago. The 2017 recipient is Kelly Brush Davisson, MS '13, APRN.
Commencement Academic Awards
The Institute's schools and academic departments present awards to graduating students, faculty and clinical instructors, and other members of the Institute community during hooding ceremonies on the weekend before Commencement.