Update: Thank you for your interest in the Wisconsin Medical Alumni Awards Banquet. In alignment with UW­­­–Madison campus and CDC guidelines related to COVID-19, we have decided to cancel this event. Event cancellation is part of a larger proactive UW–Madison campus and School of Medicine and Public Health plan to minimize person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in our community. Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions, please email Andrea Larson.

The Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association invites you to join in celebration at the Alumni Awards Banquet on Friday, April 24, 2020. The annual event honors the association's Distinguished Medical Alumni Award recipients.

Event details


Reception  at 6 p.m.
Dinner at 7 p.m., Medical Alumni Awards Program immediately following


Memorial Union, Tripp Commons
800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706


$50 per person
Register by April 10, 2020


Suggested attire is business formal


Parking is available for a fee in the following nearby lots:

  • Lot 6, Helen C. White Library garage, 1525 Engineering Drive
  • State Street Campus garage, 415 N. Lake St.
  • Lot 7, Grainger Hall garage, 325 N. Brooks St.
  • Lot 46, Lake and Johnson streets garage, 301 N. Lake St.


Registration is divided into three groups for award recipients, alumni association board members, and general attendees. Please use the corresponding link below.

An alumnus receives an award

2020 Distinguished Medical Alumni Award recipients

Medical Alumni Citation

William A. Gahl, MD 1976, PG 1980, PhD 1981

Resident Citation

Patrick A. Turski, MD, PG 1979

Early Career Achievement Award

Amy J. Kind, MD 2001, PG 2007, PhD 2011

Emeritus Faculty Awards

Basic Science: Robert H. Fillingame, PhD
Clinical Science: Daniel M. Albert, MD, MS

Ralph Hawley Distinguished Service Award

Rebecca L. Hawkins, MD 1978

Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association Service Award

Kay A. Gruling, MD 1988

Sigurd Sivertson Medical Education Award

David J. Henningsen, MD 1991

Honorary Life Membership

Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, MS, MA