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              Call for Nominations for SMDM Awards
                     Med Decis Making 2006; 26; 86
                   DOI: 10.1177/0272989X0602600110

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                                 Call for Nominations for SMDM Awards
                       CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2006 SMDM                                    MD; Arthur Elstein, PhD; Frank A. Sonnenberg, MD;
                       CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD                                                  John C. Hershey, PhD; Joel Tsevat, MD; and Bruce E.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
JAN–FEB                                                                                          Hillner, MD.
                          This award recognizes distinguished senior investi-
                       gators who have made significant contributions to the                     CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2006 JOHN
                       field of medical decision making. The recipient of the                    M. EISENBERG AWARD FOR PRACTICAL
                       award will deliver an address at the 2006 annual                          APPLICATION OF MEDICAL DECISION MAKING
                       meeting in Boston.                                                        RESEARCH
                         • Nominators must be current members of SMDM, but
                                                                                                     This award recognizes an individual who has dem-
                           nominees need not be.
                                                                                                 onstrated sustained leadership in translating medical
                         • Nominations must include a letter describing the nom-
                           inee’s contributions to the field of medical decision                 decision making research into practice and who has
                           making. A copy of the nominee’s CV is desirable. If a                 taken exceptional steps to communicate the principles
                           CV is not available, the nominating letter should be                  and/or substantive findings of medical decision mak-
                           more detailed. Electronic submission of documents is                  ing research to policy makers, to clinical decision mak-
                           preferred.                                                            ers, and to the general public. The award is not limited
                                                                                                 to either present or past members of SMDM. Rather, it
                          Previous recipients of the Career Achievement                          is intended to recognize an individual who has contrib-
                       Award include Stephen G. Pauker, MD; Milton C.                            uted both to the science and practice of medical
                       Weinstein, PhD; Arthur S. Elstein, PhD; Harold Sox,                       decision making research.
                       MD; Dennis Fryback, PhD; John M. Eisenberg, MD;
                                                                                                     • Nominees need not be members of SMDM.
                       George Torrance, PhD; Daniel Kahneman, PhD; Jerome
                                                                                                     • Nominations must include a letter describing the ways
                       P. Kassirer, MD; Joseph S. Pliskin, PhD; and Allan                              in which the nominee has fulfilled the criteria stated
                       Detsky, MD, PhD.                                                                above, including practical application and non-aca-
                                                                                                       demic communication of medical decision making re-
                       CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2006                                               search. A copy of the nominee’s CV is desirable. If a CV
                       EUGENE L. SAENGER AWARD FOR                                                     is not available, the nominating letter should be more
                       DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO SMDM                                                   detailed. Electronic submission of documents is
                                                                                                       preferred.
                          This award recognizes service to SMDM in terms of
                       leadership, role in the operations of the Society, and                      Previous recipients of this award include Donald
                       contributions to the scientific and educational activi-                   Berwick, MD; Harvey Fineberg, MD, PhD; Annette
                       ties of the Society.                                                      O’Connor, RN, PhD; Hilary Llewellyn-Thomas, RN,
                                                                                                 PhD; and Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH.
                         • Nominees must be current or former members of
                           SMDM.
                                                                                                 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2006 SMDM
                         • Nominations must include a letter describing the nom-
                                                                                                 AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PAPER BY A
                           inee’s duration of membership and contributions to
                           SMDM. Electronic submission of this letter is                         YOUNG INVESTIGATOR
                           preferable.
                                                                                                    This award recognizes an outstanding publication
                         Previous recipients of this award include Lee                           by a young investigator. The nominee need not be a
                       Lusted, MD; Stephen Pauker, MD; Dennis Fryback,                           member of SMDM, although the person nominating the
                       PhD; J. Robert Beck, MD; Robert Wigton, MD; Robert                        paper must be a member of SMDM. The nominee must
                       Centor, MD; Milton Weinstein, PhD; John Clarke, MD;                       be in the first 6 years of full-time employment in either
                       Michael J. Barry, MD; Margaret Holmes-Rovner, PhD;                        an academic or non-academic organization (eg, govern-
                       David Rovner, MD; Sankey Williams, MD; Roy Poses,                         ment, research organization, private industry, etc). The


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                                                 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS


clock starts at the end of training, however “training” is                    PROCEDURE FOR ALL NOMINATIONS
defined within the country and field of the nominee.
Any dispute about the qualifications of a nominee will                           Nominations for each award must be received no
be resolved by the committee.                                                 later than April 1, 2006. They may be submitted via e-
                                                                              mail or conventional postal services, addressed to:
  • The nominee must be the first author of the paper.                           Arthur S. Elstein, PhD
  • The nominator must be a member of SMDM.                                      338 Brookside Dr.
  • The paper nominated must appear in a peer-reviewed                           Wilmette, IL 60091
    journal with a publication date of 2005 (although the                        USA
    journal may be distributed in early 2006).                                   Tel: 1-847-256-8484
  • Papers will be judged for their importance and                               Cell: 1-847-507-1678
    originality.                                                                 E-mail: aelstein@sbcglobal.net
  • Nominations must include:                                                    The awards will be presented at the 2006 SMDM
  • A letter from the nominator explaining the importance                     meeting in Boston.
    of the paper
  • The article (preferably in pdf format, including com-
    plete journal citation; a reprint or clear photocopy is ac-
    ceptable, but pdf is preferred)




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