Franklin D. Loffer, MD, FACOG
Exceptional Resident Award

About the Award

A passionate leader and advocate, Franklin D. Loffer, MD, FACOG has worked diligently to develop and guide the organizational and medical policies of the AAGL. With a thoughtful approach and exceptional commitment, he has given over 20 years of service to the AAGL in the roles of Board President, AAGL Medical Director and Executive Vice-President (2000-2018) and Emeritus Medical Director of the Foundation of the AAGL. Dr. Loffer has been a mentor and champion to countless AAGL members and has made a tremendous impact on women’s health through his contributions to minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

How to Nominate

To apply or nominate another Honorary Resident for the Franklin D. Loffer, MD Award, please complete the application at the link below. This application closes July 29, 2022.

Award Eligibility

The nominee must demonstrate significant contributions as a Resident and meet the following requirements:

  • Selected as a “2022 Honorary AAGL Resident” by their CREOG Program Director.
  • Must be a member of the AAGL; Resident status.
  • Entering 4th year of Residency in July 2022.
  • If selected, the winner will accept the award in-person at AAGL’s 51st Global Congress in Aurora, Colorado, USA.

Required Documents for Nominations

All nominations must include the following documents:

  • Completion of the award application outlining how the nominee exemplifies Dr. Loffer’s leadership qualities and exceptional commitment to MIGS and the nominee’s goals for their future.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) of the nominee.
  • Self-nominations are acceptable and should include a letter of reference.

Award Notification

The Foundation of the AAGL Board will notify the award recipient, nominators and award applicants.

Award Winnings

The winner of this prestigious award will receive:

  • Registration for the 51st Global Congress in Aurora, Colorado.
  • A travel stipend to attend the Global Congress.
  • Recognition on the Foundation website.
  • Recognition in Foundation promotional materials.
  • Recognition in the Global Congress Final Program.
  • Recognition on stage and presentation of a commemorative plaque at the AAGL’s 51st Global Congress in Aurora, Colorado.

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Danielle Ikoma, MD