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

2014 Nominations

The call for nominations for the 2014 Awards will begin in May 2014.

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

2014 Nominations

The call for nominations for the 2014 awards will begin in March 2014.

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

2013 Award Recipients

Eleven achievement awards were presented at the 73rd Scientific Sessions in June 2013.


Association Officers Leadership and Service Recognition

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

  • Last Reviewed: October 25, 2013
  • Last Edited: January 13, 2014