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AAE Award Nominations Now Open

Dear Colleagues,

The Honors and Awards Committee is seeking nominations for AAE awards to be presented at AAE23 in Chicago. As you think back on your career, is there a mentor who played an important role in your success, a researcher whose work shaped the field, an educator who inspired countless students, or an endodontist who has made exceptional contributions to the specialty, the dentistry profession and their community? Consider nominating them for an AAE award!

Nominating candidates who have influenced your practice, your science or your life is a wonderful way to show your appreciation for their contributions. Please visit to review the award categories; the list of past award winners; and take a moment to familiarize yourself with the revised award criteria and the updated steps to submit a nomination to the AAE.

New this year, the lead nominator is required to submit a fully completed packet to

All nominations will remain confidential and must be received before January 7, 2022. Nominations remain active for two years, with the exception of nominations for the Edward M. Osetek Educator Award, which remain active for one year, the year in which the nomination was made. Nominations for all other awards received last year will remain active for consideration during this cycle and new nominations received will remain active for one additional cycle. Please note that candidates not selected previously may be re-nominated.

Many thanks for your thoughtful consideration.

Warm regards,

Linda G. Levin, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Honors and Awards Committee Chair