The Wald Faculty Research Forum was established in 2022 to honor Dr. Ellen R. Wald, Professor and Chair of the UW-Madison Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Wald’s primary research focus is pediatric infectious diseases and she is internationally recognized for her landmark work describing childhood sinusitis and its microbiology, diagnosis, and management. In addition to the faculty research forum, the Ellen R. Wald Award was established to honor Dr. Wald’s distinguished career in pediatrics research, academics, clinical practice and education. The award is given to an assistant or associate professor of pediatrics in recognition of outstanding research accomplishments and demonstrated potential for future contributions in clinical, health services or quality improvement research.
The nomination request for the 2022 Ellen R. Wald Award is now closed. Requests for the 2023 Award will open in November/December 2023.
Ellen R. Wald Award Guidelines