The 2017 Sabin Gold Medal Award Ceremony will be held April 25, 2017, at 5:30 pm at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C. Attendance is by invitation only. Please contact if you are interested in attending or learning more about the event.

The Gold Medal Award has been awarded annually since 1994 and is given to a distinguished individual who has made extraordinary contributions in the field of vaccinology or a complementary field. Each recipient is a role model for young researchers, someone whose career has saved lives through the development and use of vaccines. The Medal is the highest scientific honor given by the Sabin Vaccine Institute and commemorates the legacy of the late Dr. Albert B. Sabin. This prestigious award is presented annually by the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin).

2017 Gold Medal Timeline

September 7, 2016 - Distribute Call for Nominations
October 5, 2016 - Call for Nominations Deadline
October 12, 2016 - Distribute Ranking Form to Selection Committee
November 2, 2016 - Ranking Form Deadline
November 9, 2016 - Review of Selection Committee Recommendation by Sabin Executive Leadership
November 15, 2016 - Final Determination of Gold Medal Recipient(s)
February 28, 2017 - Distribute Invitations Announcing Recipient(s)
April 25, 2017 - Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award Ceremony

Please view past recipients and our selection process

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017