The 2009 American College of Emergency Physicians Awards Program honors leadership and excellence.
The program provides an opportunity to recognize all members for significant professional contributions as well as service to the College. All members of ACEP are eligible to participate in one or more of the College’s award programs.
Robert E. Suter, D.O., FACEP
John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award
Presented to a current or past national ACEP leader for outstanding contribution to the College. The award honors the late John G. Wiegenstein, M.D., a founding member and the first president of ACEP.
Bruce S. Auerbach, M.D., FACEP
James D. Mills Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine Award
Presented to an active, life, or honorary member for significant contributions to emergency medicine. The award honors the late James D. Mills, Jr., M.D., second president of the College.
John R. Lumpkin, M.D., FACEP
Colin C. Rorrie, Jr. Award for Excellence in Health Policy
Presented to a member who has made a significant contribution to achieving the College’s health policy objectives, or who has demonstrated outstanding skills, talent, and commitment as an administrative or political leader. The award is named after Colin C. Rorrie, Jr., Ph.D., ACEP’s Executive Director from 1982 to 2003.
Mary Jo Wagner, M.D., FACEP
Outstanding Contribution in Education Award
Recognizes a member who has made a significant contribution to the educational aspects of emergency medicine.
Donald M. Yealy, M.D., FACEP
Outstanding Contribution in Research Award
Presented to a member who has made a significant contribution to research in emergency medicine.
John W. (Bill) Jermyn, D.O., FACEP (posthumously)
Outstanding Contribution in EMS Award
Presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution of national significance or application in Emergency Medical Services. The award is not limited to ACEP members.
Robert T. Malinowski, M.D., FACEP
Council Meritorious Service Award
Recognizes consistent contributions to the growth and maturation of the ACEP Council.
James E. Coles, CAE & Ernest E. Moore, Jr., M.D.
Honorary Membership Awards
Presented to individuals who have rendered outstanding service to the College or the medical profession.