Instructions for Nomination

Nominations to AAM Fellowship are no longer being accepted.

If you have already submitted a nomination or supporting nomination statement and received an email confirmation, no further action is needed. 

For Nominators, the following information will be required in the nominating form.

On the nominee:

      • Institution
      • Email
      • Phone     
      • CV (you need to email the CV to after submitting your nomination.

On the Nominator and Supporting Fellows*:

      • Name
      • Email
      • Institution

Additional Nominee Information:

      • Top Area of Expertise
      • Describe how the nominee's achievements in research, service, mentoring, and/or teaching have had an impact on microbiology. How have the nominee's unique contributions advanced the field? Provide specific examples of significant impact to the field of microbiology (no more than 500 characters).
      • Describe the nominee's most significant scientific accomplishments, awards, honors, and professional service, making specific reference to items in the nominee's curriculum vitae (CV) (no more than 2000 characters).
      • List the nominee’s 12 most important publications. For each one, please include a complete citation and a brief annotation indicating the significance of the publication and the unique contribution made by the nominee. Please number each publication.

The online nomination form does not require a signature.

Supporting Form: Supporting Fellows are required to provide a statement of support using the form found here.

Curriculum Vitae: The nominee's CV should be complete and recently updated. It should include honors and awards, teaching, service, professional society memberships, grant review panels, editorial boards, and a complete list of publications. Please email the nominee's CV to

*Please note that the nominating form requires the name, email, and institution of both Supporting Fellows. Once the form is submitted, an email reminder will be sent to the supporters reminding them to submit their part of the nomination. No more than one person making or supporting the nomination may be from the same work group at the nominee's primary place of employment. It is the nominator's responsibility to obtain the support of the two Fellows seconding the nomination.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please email