Nominate colleagues demonstrating excellence in leadership, education, practice, or research in emergency medicine
ACEP is accepting nominations through Friday, Feb. 14 for the 2014 Awards Program, which annually honors those who have distinguished themselves through leadership and excellence in emergency medicine. All members are eligible in one or more categories, and a nomination form must be completed for each nomination. Nominations must be accompanied by a current curriculum vitae. If you would like to nominate an individual for an award, contact Mary Ellen Fletcher at 800-798-1822, ext. 3145, for a nomination form. The awards brochure and nomination form also are available on the ACEP website at www.acep.org/awardnomination.
The awards and their criteria:
John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award
Must be an active, life, or honorary member of ACEP and a past or current member of the Board of Directors or officer of the Council; must possess personal leadership attributes and serve as a role model for ACEP members; and must have made an outstanding contribution to ACEP by significantly helping to achieve ACEP’s purposes and objectives. Recipients of this award are ineligible to receive awards in other categories of the Awards Program.
James D. Mills Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine Award
Must be an active, life, or honorary member of ACEP and must have made a significant contribution to emergency medicine through a variety of avenues, including ACEP committee service. Recipients of this award are ineligible to receive awards in other categories of the Awards Program.
Colin C. Rorrie, Jr., PhD, Award for Excellence in Health Policy
Must be a person of distinction who has made an outstanding contribution to medical health policy or the development or support of legislation and/or regulations that enhance access to emergency medicine, must have shown exemplary performance as an administrator in medicine and health care, or must have made outstanding contributions to organized medicine.
Award for Outstanding Contribution in Research
Must be a member of ACEP and must have made an outstanding contribution to research in emergency medicine as demonstrated through accomplishments, such as outstanding research and publication of original research.
Award for Outstanding Contribution in EMS
Must be a physician who has been an ACEP member for at least five years, a non-member physician with at least 10 years of EMS activity, or a non-physician with at least 10 years of EMS activity and must have made an outstanding contribution in the area of EMS of national significance and/or an outstanding contribution to the development, promotion, maturation, or education of EMS on a state or national level.