National Achievement Awards

Help Us Recognize Our Outstanding Volunteer Leaders

Each year, the American Diabetes Association recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals in the service of the diabetes community through its National Achievement Awards.

These awards are among the Association’s most noteworthy and coveted recognition opportunities, celebrating those whose significant contributions to our cause have been national in scope and impact. Past recipients represent individuals or groups that have never faltered in their efforts to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

Please take a moment to learn how you can nominate someone for our prestigious National Service Achievement Awards and National Scientific and Healthcare Achievement Awards.

National Service Achievement Awards

2015 Nominations

The next call for nominations will begin in 2015.

Click to view the Award Descriptions, Selection Process, Eligibility Considerations or How to Submit a Nomination.

2013 Award Recipients


National Scientific & Health Care Achievement Awards

2015 Nominations

The American Diabetes Association is seeking nominations of individuals eligible to receive the 2015 National Scientific and Health Care Achievement Awards. The nominations process is open now through July 25, 2014.

Use this link to see all of the award descriptions and to submit a nomination.

2014 Award Recipients

These awards are presented to recognize and honor individuals in the diabetes scientific and medical community who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and who have made significant contributions through their outstanding career achievements.


Association Officers Leadership and Service Recognition

We also honor our Principal Officers each year for their leadership and service.

  • Last Reviewed: May 27, 2014
  • Last Edited: July 14, 2014