The American Journal of Managed Care&reg Seeks Nominations for Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research Award

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The award recognizes the exceptional contributions of early-career managed care professionals.

The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to issues in managed care, seeks nominations for the Seema S. Sonnad Emerging Leader in Managed Care Research award. Nominations will be accepted through July 31.

AJMC® is deeply invested in supporting future leaders in managed care,” Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of managed markets at AJMC®, said. “We are thrilled to open nominations and provide a platform for these young researchers to showcase their exemplary work.”

The award commemorates Seema S. Sonnad, PhD, a former AJMC® associate editor, who died in June 2015. Sonnad served as a mentor to many promising investigators and was an advocate for the creation of an award that recognizes and encourages early career achievements in the field of managed care. Her research continues to make a strong impact on healthcare.

Nominees are encouraged to be less than 5 years from the receipt of their highest degree or less than 7 years from their first full-time position. Nominations should include a letter of recommendation that outlines the nominee’s contributions and merit as well as their curriculum vitae. If a nominee has published in an AJMC® publication, that should be noted.


To submit a nomination and for more information, visit

About The American Journal of Managed Care®:

The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps readers on the forefront of health policy by publishing research relevant to industry decision makers as they work to promote the efficient delivery of high-quality care. is the essential website for managed care professionals, distributing industry updates daily to leading stakeholders. Other titles in the AJMC® family include The American Journal of Accountable Care®, and two evidence-based series, Evidence-Based Oncology™ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management™. These comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industry leaders in managed care. To order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC® publications, please contact Jeff Prescott at 609-716-7777, ext. 331.


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