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Recognize Your Peers: Submit Nominations for the 2025 Awards

The AAE Honors and Awards Committee encourages you to recognize significant contributions to the specialty and community by submitting your nominations for awards to be presented at AAE25 in Boston. 

Awards are presented in the following categories: 

Edgar D. Coolidge Award 

Science and Research
Louis I. Grossman Award
Ralph F. Sommer Award 

I.B. Bender Lifetime Educator Award
Edward M. Osetek Educator Award
Part-Time Educator Award 

Spirit of Service Career Dental Community Volunteer
Spirit of Service New Practitioner Dental Community Volunteer
Honorary Membership 

Please take a moment to consider which of your colleagues should join these ranks. Nominating candidates who have influenced your education, practice, research and life is a wonderful way for you to recognize them for their contributions and build a strong endodontic community. 

All nominations, supporting documentation and letters of recommendation must be submitted before, January 6, 2024  

Please review the steps below to submit a nomination to the AAE: 

Step 1: Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the award criteria. 

Step 2: Complete the AAE Awards Nomination Form. 

To learn more about AAE awards, criteria and nomination requirements, please visit