feb. 15 is the deadline for nominations for the 2012 acep awards program.
Explore This IssueACEP News: Vol 31 – No 01 – January 2012
The American College of Emergency Physicians is accepting nominations for the 2012 ACEP Awards Program, which annually honors members distinguishing themselves for leadership and excellence in emergency medicine. The deadline is Feb. 15.
All members are eligible to submit nominations in one or more award categories, but a nomination form must be submitted for each nomination. Nominations must be accompanied by current curriculum vitae. The awards brochure and nomination form is available on the ACEP website at www.acep.org/awards, or by contacting Mary Ellen Fletcher at 800-798-1822, ext. 3145. These awards are available for the 2012 program:
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.
James D. Mills Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine Award. Must be an active, life, or honorary member of ACEP and have made a significant contribution to emergency medicine through a variety of avenues, including ACEP committee service. Recipients are ineligible to receive awards in other categories.
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, shown exemplary performance as an administrator in medicine and health care, or made outstanding contributions to organized medicine.
Award for Outstanding Contribution in Research. Must be an ACEP member and have made an outstanding contribution to research in emergency medicine as demonstrated in accomplishments such as publication of original research.
Award for Outstanding Contribution in EMS. Must be a physician who has been an ACEP member for at least 5 years, a nonmember physician with at least 10 years of EMS activity, or a non-physician with at least 10 years of EMS activity and an outstanding contribution in the area of EMS of national significance and/or in the development, promotion, maturation, or education of EMS on a state or national level.
Council Meritorious Award. Must be an active, life, or honorary member of ACEP and a past or current councillor who has served for at least 3 years and contributed to the Council through Steering Committee membership, Reference Committee participation, participation on other Council committees, resolution development and debate, longevity as a councillor, or service as a Council officer.