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									Communications Awards
Early Due Date     Final/Late Due Date         Category           Specialty   Awarding Organization         Award Name                     Award Topic/Criteria                    Award Date                    Submission Details                       Recommended Nominee/Category                 Outcome
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Requirements: 1) Package Your Annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Report. Carefully package one (1) copy
                                                                                                                                                                                                      of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      latest annual report for your company or
                                                                                                                                                                                                      client. Please avoid stapling or
                                                                                                                                                                                                      paper-clipping any material to the front
                                                                                                                                                                                                      cover of your publication since all entries
                                                                                                                            Recognizes the outstanding people, practices,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be scanned. Completed annual
                                                                                                                            programs and partnerships in Public Relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                      reports awaiting printing can be
                                                                                                                            and Communications during the past twelve
                                                                               League of American                                                                                                     submitted on
                                                                                                                            months. Ratings are based upon an evaluation
 Febuary 1, 2010         June 18, 2010   General Communications      All        Communications           2008 Vision Awards                                                       July 13, 2010       a CD in PDF format.
                                                                                                                            point system, which considers a number of
                                                                                  Professionals                                                                                                       2) Complete the Entry Form. Complete
                                                                                                                            factors measuring the effectiveness of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      all fields for you and/or your client
                                                                                                                            communications. This particular award focuses
                                                                                                                                                                                                      as accurately as possible. A one– to two-
                                                                                                                            on Best Annual Reports, CSR, and Sustainability
                                                                                                                                                                                                      page cover letter is optional.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      First Competition Category cost is $250.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Each additional Competition
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Category—for the same
                                                                                                                                                                                                      submission—is $125. Mail to: 11622 El
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Camino Real, Suite 100, San Diego, CA
                                                                                                                                                                                                      92130
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ■ For each entry, enclose one sample of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the publication. For periodicals, enclose
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the single best issue. Attach a separate
                                                                                                                                                                                                      entry form (or photocopy) to the top of
                                                                                                                              Awards are given in 122 communications
                                                                                                                                                                                                      each entry, and paper clip or rubber band
                                                                                                                              categories, in 11 main categories including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                      it to your entry. Do not staple.
                                                                                                                              Newsletters, Magazines & Journals,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ■ For Most Improved, Redesign and
                                                                                                                              Newspapers, Annual Reports, Brochures,
      N/A               March 17, 2010   General Communications      All          APEX Awards              APEX Awards                                                             July 1, 2010       Rewrite categories, enclose one sample
                                                                                                                              Manuals & Reports, Electronic & Video
                                                                                                                                                                                                      of the old publication, project or article
                                                                                                                              Publications, Web & Intranet Sites, Campaigns,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      and one sample of the new publication,
                                                                                                                              Programs & Plans, Writing, Design &
                                                                                                                                                                                                      project or article. Label one as ―old‖
                                                                                                                              Illustration, One-of-a-Kind Publications
                                                                                                                                                                                                      (may be up to 4 years old—January 1,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      2005 on) and the other as ―new‖ (January
                                                                                                                                                                                                      1, 2008 on).
                                                                                                                                                                                                      $89 per entry for non-subscribers
                                                                                                                            Categories include: (1) Media Relations —                                 • Printed Online Entry Form (one per
                                                                                                                            Government: Tactics, programs and events                                  entry) — if not paying online with credit
                                                                                                                            driven entirely by media relations for a                                  card, please enclose check.
                                                                                                                            government agency or public service                                       • Entry (tactic as requested in each
                                                                                                                            organization. Submit press releases, media                                individual category).
                                                                                                                            advisories, pitch letters, requests for coverage,                                                                        2009 submissions - (1) Website (2) Blog (3)
                                                                              Public Relations Society                                                                                                • One-page summary (minimum of 10-
 March 12, 2010         March 26, 2010   General Communications      All                                 Bronze Anvil Award etc., along with the one-page summary that                                                                               Blogger Campaign (4) Podcast (5) "That Guy"
                                                                                    of America                                                                                                        point typeface and one-inch margins).
                                                                                                                            includes measurable objectives and results, such                                                                                     Campaign - WON
                                                                                                                                                                                                      $275 nonmembers fee per entry for early
                                                                                                                            as evidence of the resulting media coverage. TV                           entries, $325 for final/late date entries;
                                                                                                                            coverage should be submitted on a DVD, and                                Mail to: PRSA Bronze Anvil Awards, 33
                                                                                                                            radio coverage on a CD. (2) New Media-                                    Maiden Lane, 11th Floor, New York, NY
                                                                                                                            Podcasts/vodcasts, web sites, webcasts, social                            10038
                                                                                                                            media, blogs
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Our judges evaluate entries for their
                                                                                                                            Categories include Health Education, Health &                             content, educational value, originality
                                                                                                                            Wellness, and Websites. There are two basic                               and production quality. Entry Fee (in
                                                                                                                            requirements. Your entry must: 1. Deal with                               U.S. dollars)
                                                                                                                            health or medical issues 2. Have been released                            0 to 3 $110
                                                                                                                            after January 1, 2007 There is no limit to the                            4 to 15 $170
                                                                                                                            number of entries you may submit, but each entry                          16 to 45 $230
                                                                                                                            must include a separate form and entry fee unless                         46 to 60 $250                                  2009 submissions - Submitted "Support for the
  March 1, 2010           May 2010       Health Communications       All       The Freddie Awards        The Freddie Awards it is being submitted as a series. A series consists September 30, 2010   Over 60 $250, plus $1 per minute over         Healing" video for the "Communications" category   DMD won
                                                                                                                            of two or more videos/CDROMs/ DVDs                                        60 min.                                        and DMD Autism episode for "Audio" category
                                                                                                                            submitted to be judged as a set. You may submit
                                                                                                                            the same audiovisual entry in more than one                               Series: Entry fee for a series of up to
                                                                                                                            category; however, each must include a separate                           three individual programs is $360. For a
                                                                                                                            video/CDROM/ DVD, form and entry fee for                                  longer series, each additional program
                                                                                                                            each category. You may submit payment for                                 costs an additional $25.
                                                                                                                            multiple entries in a single check.                                       Web Site: $225, Audio Program: $120 /
                                                                                                                                                                                                      15 min or less, $200 / 16 to 60 min
                                                                                                                                                                                                      (max), CD-ROM: $225
Communications Awards
Early Due Date   Final/Late Due Date         Category            Specialty    Awarding Organization       Award Name                       Award Topic/Criteria                     Award Date                  Submission Details                    Recommended Nominee/Category                 Outcome
                                                                                                                              The competition is open to all individuals,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     There is a $25 AMCP fee for each              2009 submission - (1) Podcast (2) Blog (3)
                                                                                                                              companies and organizations involved in
                                                                                                                                                                                                     entrant. Entry fee is $60 for each            Government- Video (3 videos) (4) Website
                                                                                                                              producing any kind of marketing and
                                                                                                                                                                                                     submission or $125 for each entry that is                    Overall; WON
                                                                                                                              communication materials for external or internal
                                                                                                                                                                                                     a campaign or plan. Please submit audio        1. Platinum Award - Overall Web site for
                                                                                  Association of                              audiences. To be eligible, an entry must have
                                                                                                                                                                                                     entries on CD. Video can be on DVD,                            health.mil
                                                                                  Marketing and          Hermes Creative      been produced after January 1, 2007 (a 2-year
      N/A              April 9, 2010   General Communications       All                                                                                                                              CD, VHS or Beta SP. For web site            2. Gold Award - "Dr. Red Duke Profile Video"
                                                                                 Communications             Awards            window). Over 140 categories exist under the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     entries, provide a URL address on entry            3. Gold Award - "Health.mil Blog"
                                                                                  Professionals                               following themes: Advertising, Publications,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     form or submit on CD. Although an entry     4. "Support for Healing" earned an Honorable
                                                                                                                              Public Relations/Communications, Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                     can be sent in virtually any media, judges                      Mention
                                                                                                                              Relations, Marketing Collateral/Branding,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     prefer to see it in the form that its      5. "Center for the Intrepid" earned an Honorable
                                                                                                                              Design, Electronic Media, Video, Photography,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     intended audience would see it.                                 Mention
                                                                                                                              Writing, Integrated Marketing, Audio

                                                                                                                              Entries will be judged and awards presented by
                                                                                                                              class, division and category. Categories include:
                                                                                                                              Book, Booklet / Brochure / Pamphlet, Calendar,
                                                                                                                              Direct Mail, Logo Design, Magazine, Magazine
                                                                                Health Information       National Health      Ad, Magazine / Newspaper / Newsletter Article,                         Entries will begin being accepted in
      N/A             April 10, 2010   Health Communications        All
                                                                                 Resource Center       Information Awards     Newsletter, Newspaper, Newspaper / Newsletter                          February 2009
                                                                                                                              Ad, Photo / Illustration, Poster, Public Service
                                                                                                                              Ad, Radio Ad, Radio Reporting, TV Ad, TV
                                                                                                                              Reporting, Video, Other/Miscellaneous Material
                                                                                                                              or Total Program/Series Entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Entries postmarked between May 16,
                                                                                                                                                                                                     2009 and May 22, 2009, please add a
                                                                                                                                                                                                     $160 late fee per entry. Entry Fees: The
                                                                                                                                                                                                     price of each primary entry is $290. If
                                                                                                                                                                                                     you submit the same entry into multiple
                                                                                                                                                                                                     categories, the additional fee is $150 per
                                                                                                                          PR News' Platinum PR Awards salute the year’s                              category. Late entry surcharge of $160
                                                                                                                          most outstanding communications initiatives and                            per entry. Payment in full must
                                                                                                                          programs in the highly competitive and dynamic                             accompany the entry. Entry fees are not
                                                                                                                          PR arena. The coveted awards set the industry                              refundable. Within your two-page
                                                                                                                          benchmark for excellence across all areas of PR.                           synopsis (max 800-1200 words), please
                                                                                                                          The winners of the Platinum PR Awards are                                  describe your campaign or PR initiative
                                                                                                                          from corporations, agencies and nonprofits large                           using the following sub-headings: o
                                                                                                                          and small who took chances, made tremendous                                Objectives o Strategy o Tactics o             2009 submission - Social Media Campaign -
  May 7, 2010          May 14, 2010    General Communications       All          PR News Online        Platinum PR Awards                                                          October 5, 2010
                                                                                                                          strides and understand the power of public                                 Execution o Evaluation of                            Month of the Military Child
                                                                                                                          relations. Your hard work is done – now it’s time                          Success/Results/ROI
                                                                                                                          for you and your team to get recognized for it!                            Supporting materials should show
                                                                                                                          Are you ready to enter? It’s simple to compete, as                         evidence of the success of your work. It
                                                                                                                          your campaigns and people speak for themselves.                            can be any of the following: sales figures,
                                                                                                                          But you have to enter to be considered, so don’t                           brand media coverage, clippings, photos,
                                                                                                                          let your competitors steal the show. 39 different                          urls/web sites, research documents, and
                                                                                                                          PR categories.                                                             testimonials. Send three (3) copies of
                                                                                                                                                                                                     your entry form, ten (10) copies of your
                                                                                                                                                                                                     synopsis, one (1) set of supporting
                                                                                                                                                                                                     materials (for the External, Internal and
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Annual Report publications categories
                                                                                                                                                                                                     also send five (5) copies of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     publications) and the entry fee.
                                                                                                                              Factors considered include delivery of strong
                                                                                                                              health content, interactivity, medical care
                                                                              eHealthcare Leadership   Best Overall Internet                                                       November 15-17,   Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Design                                                    support, integration with the organization's
                                                                                     Awards                    Site*                                                                    2010         between May 1 and June 30.
                                                                                                                              operations, as well as strength of Web design and
                                                                                                                              ease of navigation
                                                                                                                              Is the Web design unusual, attractive, and
                                                                              eHealthcare Leadership                          engaging? Does the design facilitate access to       November 15-17,   Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Design                              Best Site Design*
                                                                                     Awards                                   key site information; provide strong branding and         2010         between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                              excellent usability?
                                                                              eHealthcare Leadership    Best Web 2.0/Rich Focus is video, audio, podcasts, virtual tours, and      November 15-17,   Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Media                                                                                                                                                                                    MHS is Past Winner
                                                                                     Awards                   Media*          special interactive applications.                         2010         between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                              Focus is on site's interactive features and
                                                                                                                              technologies: for providing health information,
                                                                              eHealthcare Leadership                                                                               November 15-17,   Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Design                             Best Interactive Site* health evaluations; establishing ongoing
                                                                                     Awards                                   relationships via personal Web pages, e-                  2010         between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                              newsletters, e-mail alerts; facilitating community
                                                                                                                              groups.
                                                                                                                              How extensive, balanced, up-to-date, well-
                                                                                                                Best
                                                                              eHealthcare Leadership                          organized, and credible is the information           November 15-17,   Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Content                             Health/Healthcare
                                                                                     Awards                                   presented? Can material be tailored to individual         2010         between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                             Content*
                                                                                                                              needs?
                                                                                                                              Is the Web site integrated with or support the
                                                                                                                              business operations of the organization or
                                                                              eHealthcare Leadership                          company? How well does the site support patient      November 15-17,   Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Design                             Best e-Business Site*
                                                                                     Awards                                   services, help fill job openings, refer consumers         2010         between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                              to doctors, increase donor support? Is there e-
                                                                                                                              retailing?
Communications Awards
Early Due Date   Final/Late Due Date         Category             Specialty       Awarding Organization         Award Name                       Award Topic/Criteria                     Award Date                 Submission Details                  Recommended Nominee/Category                  Outcome
                                                                                                                                    Focus is on medical management tools and news
                                                                                                                                    and information available online to help
                                                                                  eHealthcare Leadership      Best Care/Disease     consumers manage a chronic condition, two-way        November 15-17,    Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Content
                                                                                         Awards               Management Site*      communication between patient and healthcare              2010          between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                                    practitioners, opportunities to monitor clinical
                                                                                                                                    care.
                                                                                                                                    How well does the site promote the advantages
                                                                                                                                    of working for the organization? How clear and
                                                                                  eHealthcare Leadership        Best Employee                                                            November 15-17,    Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Content                                                         easy is it to review job openings and apply? May
                                                                                         Awards                 Recruitment*                                                                  2010          between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                                    cover all staff recruitment including physician
                                                                                                                                    recruitment.
                                                                                                                                    Focus is on information about the organization;
                                                                                  eHealthcare Leadership                            its services/products; key facts, stats, and         November 15-17,    Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Content                                    Best Newsroom*                                                                                                                                    MHS is Past Winner
                                                                                         Awards                                     financials; management profiles; recent and past          2010          between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                                    news releases; and guidance in case of a disaster.
                                                                                                                               How well does it communicate quality measures,
                                                                                                                               outcomes, and satisfaction data? How well does
                                                                                  eHealthcare Leadership         Best Quality                                                            November 15-17,    Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications    Web Content                                                    it show it is following best medical practices,
                                                                                         Awards                Communication*                                                                 2010          between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                               working to improve the quality of care, and
                                                                                                                               enhancing patient safety?
                                                                                                                               How well is an organization using its "internal
                                                                                  eHealthcare Leadership                       network" to enhance employee productivity and             November 15-17,    Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications     Web Design                               Best Intranet Site*
                                                                                         Awards                                satisfaction, reduce administrative costs? Do site             2010          between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                               design and features encourage use?
                                                                                                                               This award recognizes an organization's
                                                                                                                               commitment to using the Internet and technology
                                                                                                                               to help achieve the organization’s mission and
                                                                                                                               strategic business objectives. Factors considered
                                                                                                                               include financial resources and organizational
                                                                                  eHealthcare Leadership eHeath Organizational focus on eHealth as well as initiatives                   November 15-17,    Nominations may be submitted anytime
    May 2010            June 2010      Health Communications     Web Design
                                                                                         Awards             Commitment*        implemented. To enter this award category, you                 2010          between May 1 and June 30
                                                                                                                               must also enter at least four other award
                                                                                                                               categories and provide details supporting your
                                                                                                                               submission so that the organization can be fully
                                                                                                                               evaluated. Detailed guidelines will be supplied
                                                                                                                               upon entry submission

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2009 submission - Submitted 6 videos; "Center
                                                                                                                                    The Telly Awards honor the very best local,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   for the Intrepid," "Support for Healing," "Sesame
                                                                                                                                    regional, and cable television commercials and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Street," "Cardio Care Part 1 and 2," and
                                                                                                                                    programs, as well as the finest video and film
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     "Casscells' Slide Show" under "Online Video"
                                                                                                                                    productions, and work created for the Web.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         category
      N/A              May 7, 2010        Communications        Video, Internet      The Telly Awards          The Telly Awards     Since 1978, our mission has been to strengthen
                                                                                                                                    the visual arts community by inspiring,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Winner of four bronze Tellys for the following
                                                                                                                                    promoting, and supporting creativity. The 29th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     videos: 1) Center for the Intrepid, 2) Sesame
                                                                                                                                    Annual Telly Awards received over 14,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Street, 3) Support for Healing (BAMC Burn
                                                                                                                                    entries from all 50 states and 5 continents.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Center), and 4) This is the MHS video slide show
                                                                                                                                    Few Website award programs recognize the
                                                                                                                                    individual achievement behind the creation of
                                                                                                                                    today's top web sites the way we do at the Web
                                                                                                                                    Marketing Association. We believe it is
                                                                                      Web Marketing                                 important to recognize the people and                                                                           "That Guy Campaign" - 2007 Winner: Military
      N/A              June 15, 2010      Communications           Internet                                       WebAward
                                                                                       Association                                  organizations responsible for developing some of                                                                           Outstanding Web site
                                                                                                                                    the most effective and best web sites on the
                                                                                                                                    Internet today. Winning a website award is also
                                                                                                                                    an internet marketing opportunity for the award
                                                                                                                                    winning web site.
                                                                                                                                    Named for the Egyptian god of communication,
                                                                                                                                    the Thoth Awards recognize the most
                                                                                                                                    outstanding, strategic public relations programs
                                                                                                                                    and components developed and produced in the
                                                                                  Public Relations Society                                                                                                                                           2009 submissions - (1) Warrior Care Month
    June 2010           June 2010      General Communications        All                                        Thoth Awards        Greater Washington area. Achievements are          September 23, 2010
                                                                                        of America                                                                                                                                                        Blogger Outreach (2) MHS Blog
                                                                                                                                    recognized in 39 categories, including 14
                                                                                                                                    program categories that celebrate the very best in
                                                                                                                                    PR campaigns and 25 component categories that
                                                                                                                                    highlight top accomplishments in PR tactics.

                                                                                                                                   Silver Inkwell Awards are presented to those
                                                                                                                                   outstanding professionals in our Region who
                                                                                      International
                                                                                                                                   have proven that their communication programs                                                                   2009 submissions - (1) MHS Vital Signs; (2) Dog
    June 2010           June 2010         Communications             All          Association of Business    Silver Inkwell Awards
                                                                                                                                   effectively furthered the goals of their                                                                                 Video WON for Dog Video
                                                                                     Communicators
                                                                                                                                   organizations – boosting revenues, reducing cost,
                                                                                                                                   and motivating audiences to a desired action.
Communications Awards
Early Due Date   Final/Late Due Date           Category               Specialty        Awarding Organization         Award Name                      Award Topic/Criteria                     Award Date                 Submission Details                       Recommended Nominee/Category              Outcome

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Requirements: 1) Package Your
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Materials. Carefully package one (1)
                                                                                                                                                                                                               copy of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                               materials being judged for your company
                                                                                                                                                                                                               or client. Please avoid stapling or
                                                                                                                                       Recognizes the outstanding people, practices,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               paper-clipping anything to the front cover
                                                                                                                                       programs and partnerships in Public Relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                               of any print publication since all
                                                                                                                                       and Communications during the past twelve
                                                                                                                                                                                                               entries will be scanned.
                                                                                        League of American                             months. Ratings are based upon an evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                                                               2) Complete the Entry Form. Complete
  June 1, 2010      September 17, 2010   General Communications          All             Communications          2010 Spotlight Awards point system, which considers a number of            October 26, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                               all fields for you and/or your
                                                                                           Professionals                               factors measuring the effectiveness of
                                                                                                                                                                                                               client as accurately as possible. A one–
                                                                                                                                       communications. This particular award focuses
                                                                                                                                                                                                               to two-page cover letter is optional.
                                                                                                                                       on Best in Communications Materials: Print,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               First Competition Category cost is $250.
                                                                                                                                       Video & Web
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Each additional Competition
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Category—for the same
                                                                                                                                                                                                               submission—is $125. Mail to: 11622 El
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Camino Real, Suite 100, San Diego, CA
                                                                                                                                                                                                               92130

                                                                                                                                        Entries are judged by Class (type of web                               $52.00 per entry. A panel of international
                                                                                                                                        information being submitted), Audience,                                health information and Internet experts
                                                                                        Health Information         World Wide Web
      N/A              July 30, 2010     General Communications   Web Content/Design                                                    Category (Web format of entry being submitted)       June/July 2010    will judge entries based on accuracy,
                                                                                         Resource Center            Health Awards
                                                                                                                                        and Division (type of organizations that produced                      success in reaching the targeted audience
                                                                                                                                        the web information)                                                   and overall quality.

                                                                                                                                      The Summit Marketing Effectiveness Award
                                                                                                                                      (Summit MEA) responds to a common need in
                                                                                                                                      the advertising sector: to acknowledge the
                                                                                                                                      contribution of advertising and the achievement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2009 submission - MHS Vital Signs, May Mental
                                                                                       Summit International            Marketing      of the advertiser’s business goals.
      N/A              July 9, 2010         Communications           Advertising                                                                                                                                                                             Health Month Campaign; WON -Mental Health
                                                                                            Awards                Effectiveness Award Open to all companies worldwide, the Summit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Month finalist in 2009
                                                                                                                                      MEA is unique because it recognizes
                                                                                                                                      effectiveness in advertising that successfully
                                                                                                                                      influences the consumer’s knowledge, attitudes
                                                                                                                                      and beliefs.

                                                                                                                                        Silver Quill Awards are presented to those
                                                                                                                                        outstanding professionals in our Region who
                                                                                           International
                                                                                                                                        have proven that their communication programs
    July 2010           July 2010           Communications               All           Association of Business    Silver Quill Awards                                                                                                                             2009 submission - MHS Vital Signs
                                                                                                                                        effectively furthered the goals of their
                                                                                          Communicators
                                                                                                                                        organizations – boosting revenues, reducing cost,
                                                                                                                                        and motivating audiences to a desired action.

                                                                                                                                    These awards honor corporations, governmental
                                                                                                                                    and nonprofit organizations, educational
                                                                                                                                    institutions, media outlets, and individuals who
                                                                                                                                    are innovating the use of social media, ICT,
                                                                                                                                    mobile media, online communities and virtual
                                                                                                                                    worlds and collaborative technologies in the
                                                                                                                                    areas of business, media, and professional
                                                                                          Society for New        SNCR Excellence in
                                                                                                                                    communications, including advertising,                                     For 2008, the cost for early entry was
   July, 2010         September 2010     General Communications      Social Media         Communications         New Communications
                                                                                                                                    marketing, public relations and corporate                                  $48 and for late entry was $70
                                                                                             Research                 Awards.
                                                                                                                                    communications, as well as entertainment,
                                                                                                                                    education, politics, and social initiatives. Awards
                                                                                                                                    are divided into 7 categories: Online Reputation
                                                                                                                                    Management, Behind the Firewall, Blogger
                                                                                                                                    Relations, External Communications &
                                                                                                                                    Communities, New Media Creation,
                                                                                                                                    Collaboration & Co-creation, and Mobile Media
Communications Awards
Early Due Date     Final/Late Due Date           Category               Specialty       Awarding Organization      Award Name                     Award Topic/Criteria                      Award Date                 Submission Details                    Recommended Nominee/Category                                   Outcome
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Comms Program - Eye Health Month
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2. Comms Program - Immunization Month
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3. Comms Plan - Mental Health Month                       Platinum Award:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4. E-Communication - MHS Vital Signs             1. Comms Plan - Mental Health Month
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                5. E-newsletter - MHS Vital Signs          2. Feature Article - Profiles (Viral Hunter)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6. Graphic - Immunization Month                 3. Video (gov) - MHS Slideshow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Graphic - Eye Health Month                 4. Microsite - Social Media Hub
                                                                                                                                     MarCom Awards is an international competition
                                                                                                                                     for marketing and communication professionals                                                                               8. Design (other) - MHS Profiles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9. Design (other) - Writing Style Guide                       Gold Award:
                                                                                                                                     involved in the concept, writing and design of
                                                                                            Association of                                                                                                                                                10. Feature Article - Profiles (Vital Hunter)      1. Video (gov) - Center for the Intrepid
                                                                                                                                     marketing and communication programs and
                                                                                            Marketing and                                                                                                    $60-$125 dollars per entry, based on                11. Web site overall - health.mil          2. Comms Program - Eye Health Month
  August 2010           September 2010        Communications               All                                    MarCom Awards      print, visual and audio materials. Entries come
                                                                                           Communications                                                                                                    category chosen                                    12. Microsite - Social Media Hub                 3. Graphic - Eye Health Month
                                                                                                                                     from corporate marketing and communication
                                                                                            Professionals                                                                                                                                                              13. Blog - MHS Blog                 4. Comms Program - Immunization Month
                                                                                                                                     departments, advertising agencies, PR firms,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    14. Blog - Healthy Debates               5. E-Magazine Design - MHS Profiles
                                                                                                                                     design shops, production companies and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     15. Podcast - DotMilDocs                 6. Social (other) - Blog Pulse Check
                                                                                                                                     freelancers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        16. Social Media Site - MHS Social Media Site             7. Video (gov) - Bushmaster
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              17. Social (other) - Blog Pulse Check
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 18. Video (gov) - Sesame Street                      Honorable Mention:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   19. Video (gov) - Bushmaster                  1. Video (gov) - Dog Therapy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20. Video (gov) - Dog Therapy                 2. Web site overall - health.mil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            21. Video (gov) - Center for the Intrepid
                                                                                                                                    The Webby Awards is the leading international                                                                               22. Video (gov) - MHS Slideshow
                                                                                                                                    award honoring excellence on the Internet.
                                                                                                                                    Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy,
                                                                                                                http://www.webbyawa the Webbys are presented by The International                                                                       "That Guy Campaign" 2007 Winner – Judges’
      N/A                October 2010         Communications             Internet        The Webby Awards
                                                                                                                        rds.com/    Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 550-                                                                                  Award, Health category
                                                                                                                                    member body of leading Web experts, business
                                                                                                                                    figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative                                                                                                                         2009 - submitted MHS Web site and
                                                                                                                                    celebrities                                                                                                                                                           MHS Social Media Hub
                                                                                                                                                                                                           1) Build Your Entry. Assemble your
                                                                                                                                                                                                           entry in a binder, documenting:
                                                                                                                                                                                                           a) The goal(s) and objective(s) of your
                                                                                                                                                                                                           communications campaign.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           b) Details on your target audience(s), key
                                                                                                                                                                                                           message(s) & launch plan(s).
                                                                                                                                     Recognizes the outstanding people, practices,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           c) Samples of the communications
                                                                                                                                     programs and partnerships in Public Relations
                                                                                                                                                                                                           materials used in the campaign.
                                                                                                                                     and Communications during the past twelve
                                                                                                                                                                                                           d) Final results and/or metrics garnered
                                                                                         League of American                          months. Ratings are based upon an evaluation
                                                                                                                   2010 Magellan                                                                           upon campaign completion.
 October 1, 2010       November 5, 2010    General Communications      Campaigns          Communications                             point system, which considers a number of           December 21, 2010
                                                                                                                      Awards                                                                               2) Complete the Entry Form. Complete
                                                                                            Professionals                            factors measuring the effectiveness of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           all fields for you and/or your
                                                                                                                                     communications. This particular award focuses
                                                                                                                                                                                                           client as accurately as possible. A one–
                                                                                                                                     on evaluating "Campaigns:" the Best Overall
                                                                                                                                                                                                           to two-page cover letter is optional.
                                                                                                                                     "Plan-Launch-Results" Campaigns
                                                                                                                                                                                                           First Competition Category cost is $250.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Each additional Competition
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Category—for the same
                                                                                                                                                                                                           submission—is $125. Mail to: 11622 El
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Camino Real, Suite 100, San Diego, CA
                                                                                                                                                                                                           92130
                                                                                                                                     Entry Categories: 1) Any WWW site or PSA that
                                                                                                                                     promotes public awareness, understanding or
                                                                                                                                     involvement in health, health care, or health
                                                                                                                                     policy is eligible 2) Any active WWW site 3)
                                                                                                                                     PSAs first aired in the competition and/or
                                                                                                                                     previous year. They must have been produced for
                                                                                                                                     public service (not commercial) use, and have
                                                                                                                                     aired at least 5 times. Entry must include a
                                                                                                                                     summary of objectives and production, including:
                                                                                                                                     *Objective of the WWW site or PSA, including                            Each entry must be accompanied by:
                                                                                                                                     the target audience(s); steps in message                                  * Entry form (for PDF & MS-WORD
                                                                                         Health Improvement                          development *Name, title and organization of all                        versions, visit printshop)
      N/A             September 10, 2010   Health Communications    Web Content/Media                            Aesculapius Award
                                                                                               Institute                             those responsible for the creation and production                         * 1-page summary of objectives and
                                                                                                                                     of the WWW site or PSA *Video, audio and/or                             production
                                                                                                                                     graphic production facilities used. Explain which                         * Check for $100.00 entry fee
                                                                                                                                     production stages were done in house; if from an
                                                                                                                                     outsource, name contractor *For WWW sites,
                                                                                                                                     number of WWW site hits in the competition
                                                                                                                                     and/or previous year *For PSAs, number of
                                                                                                                                     TV/radio station airings; dates and approximate
                                                                                                                                     time of at least 5 airings of the PSA during the
                                                                                                                                     competition and/or previous year *Budget; for in
                                                                                                                                     house productions, please estimate what it would
                                                                                                                                     have cost to produce the WWW site/PSA outside
Communications Awards
Early Due Date   Final/Late Due Date           Category            Specialty    Awarding Organization        Award Name                      Award Topic/Criteria                     Award Date                Submission Details                      Recommended Nominee/Category                Outcome

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Online submission: Contact Information,
                                                                                                                               Entries are received from producers, directors,                                                                  2009 submissions - (1) The MHS farewell to Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Title of Entry, Client, Category,
                                                                                                                               writers, editors, cameramen, clients, news                                                                       Casscells video (2) Dog Therapy (3) Support for
                                                                                                          Aegis Video and Film                                                                        Explanation of Work, Budget, Date of
      N/A           September 15, 2010   Health Communications    Video/Film      The Aegis Awards                             reporters, advertising agencies, students,              July 2010                                                  Healing (4) Heart Health (5) Center for The
                                                                                                           Production Awards                                                                          production, Approximate length of video.
                                                                                                                               freelancers and corporate video departments                                                                     Intrepid (6) USO (7) Sesame Street (8) Red Duke
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Must hard-copy mail into organization
                                                                                                                               located throughout the United States and Canada.                                                                                Medical Pioneers
                                                                                                                                                                                                      actual video. Entry fee of $50.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. All photographers in Canada, the UK
                                                                                                                                                                                                      and the US, 34 years of age and under,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      may submit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Resolution: low (72 dpi)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Format: .jpg, .gif or .png only.
                                                                                                                                The Magenta Foundation is a charitable arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Size: 700 pixels on the longest side,
                                                                                                                                publishing house, the first of its kind in Canada.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      and a file size NO larger than 500 kb.
                                                                                                                                It fills the very specific niche of establishing a
                                                                                                                                                                                                      4. Include a caption/title, medium and
                                                                                                                                place for Canadian artists in the international
                                                                                                                                                                                                      dimensions for each image you intend to
                                                                                                                                arts community, and it provides a vehicle for
                                                                                                                                                                                                      submit. These do not need to be attached
                                                                                                                                galleries to join forces and promote the work of
                                                                                                                                                                                                      to the image file-the upload form
                                                                                                                                Canadian artists internationally through the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      provides fields for this
                                                                                                                                publication of books and exhibitions. Magenta
                                                                                                           2010 FlashForward                                                                          5. Please choose the images that you             "That Guy Campaign" - 2007 Finalist –
 December 2010         January 2011         Communications        Photography   Magenta FlashForward                            will bring the photographic community together        October 2010
                                                                                                                Awards                                                                                submit from a concise body of work                       Instructional category
                                                                                                                                and work in tandem with key players to help
                                                                                                                                                                                                      which you feel best represents the style
                                                                                                                                bring increased recognition to Canadians through
                                                                                                                                                                                                      you work within.
                                                                                                                                U.S. and international representation. Magenta
                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. An artist’s statement regarding your
                                                                                                                                intends to set the standard for community
                                                                                                                                                                                                      work.
                                                                                                                                collaboration and partner with other
                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. A brief one-paragraph bio suitable for
                                                                                                                                organizations to create the domestic and
                                                                                                                                                                                                      use in a book or exhibition catalogue.
                                                                                                                                international presence Canadians need to
                                                                                                                                                                                                      8. A complete CV (curriculum vitae)
                                                                                                                                succeed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      focussing on your artistic career.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      9. Your complete contact information,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      including address, phone number, e-mail,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      web address if any, etc.

                                                                                                                               For employees or contractors who have produced
                                                                                                                               a communication product for a Federal, military,
                                                                                                                               state, regional, county, municipal, or other
                                                                                                                               government entity. The 31 Blue Pencil categories
                                                                                National Association of       NAGC Blue        are designed for writing and print-related
                                              Government                                                                                                                                              Entries open in September, 2009 for         2007 Winner- First place, Promotional Campaigns
 December 2010         January 2011                                   All            Government           Pencil/Gold Screen products. The 17 Gold Screen categories are
                                            Communications                                                                                                                                            2010 program                                           for "That Guy" campaign
                                                                                   Communicators                Awards         reserved for audio, video, CD-ROM, DVD, Web
                                                                                                                               pages, multimedia, and other broadcast-related
                                                                                                                               products. There is also a Combined Blue Pencil
                                                                                                                               & Gold Screen category for branding/rebranding
                                                                                                                               campaign.
                                                                                                                               Awards of Excellence are given to those entries
                                                                                                           Excellence in Print
                                                                                                                               whose ability to communicate puts them among
                                                                                 The Communicator         Media, Excellence in
      N/A              January 2011      General Communications       All                                                      the best in the field. Awards of Distinction are
                                                                                      Awards              Video, Excellence in
                                                                                                                               presented for projects that exceed industry
                                                                                                              Interactive
                                                                                                                               standards in quality and excellence.

                                                                                                                                Awards are divided into 27 categories grouped in
                                                                                                                                3 divisions; Communication Management,
                                                                                                                                Communication Skills, and Communication                               $270 per entry if post marked on or
                                                                                    International                               Creative. Entrants must demonstrate how their                         before January 27, 2009, $370 per entry
  January 2011        February 2011      General Communications       All       Association of Business    Gold Quill Awards    project applied a full range of planning and                          if post marked after February 3, 2009,
                                                                                   Communicators                                management skills, including research, analysis,                      Entries must be mailed to the appropriate
                                                                                                                                strategy, tactical implementation and evaluation.                     category or regional/language coordinator
                                                                                                                                Entries may include a combination of
                                                                                                                                communication materials.

                                                                                                                              Categories include: Magazine Advertising,                               Submit two copies of the registration
                                                                                                                              Publication/In House, Publication/ External,                            form, fee, and submission in appropriate
                                                                                                                              Employee Communication Program, Newsletter,                             format. $40 per entry if post marked on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                2009 submissions - (1) Website/Homepage (2)
                                                                                                                              Annual Report (ENTRY DEADLINE:                                          or before February 18, 2009, $50 per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Video- Center for Intrepid Video;WON- Silver
                                                                                Healthcare Advertising Healthcare Advertising FEBRUARY 15, 2008), Logo/Letterhead Design                              entry if post marked after February 18,
  January 2011        February 2011      Health Communications        All                                                                                                             May 1, 2010                                              Healthcare Advertising Award under the category
                                                                                       Awards                 Awards          Campaign Category, Patient Handbook, Other:                             2009, Mail to: HEALTHCARE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "Special Video Productions" for Center for the
                                                                                                                              Misc. Collateral, Special Promotional Materials,                        MARKETING REPORT ADVERTISING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Intrepid Video
                                                                                                                              Web Site/Home Page, Radio Advertising, Special                          AWARDS COMPETITION, 3180
                                                                                                                              Event, Health Promotion Program, Total Public                           Presidential Drive, Suite K, Atlanta, GA
                                                                                                                              Relations Program                                                       30340
                                                                                                                              Recognizes the outstanding people, practices,
                                                                                                                              programs and partnerships in Public Relations                           First Competition Category cost is $250.
                                                                                                                              and Communications during the past twelve                               Each additional Competition
                                                                                 League of American                           months. Ratings are based upon an evaluation                            Category—for the same
  January 2011        February 2011      General Communications       All         Communications          2009 Inspire Awards point system, which considers a number of              March 23, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                      submission—is $125. Mail to: 11622 El
                                                                                    Professionals                             factors measuring the effectiveness of                                  Camino Real, Suite 100, San Diego, CA
                                                                                                                              communications. This particular award focuses                           92130
                                                                                                                              on Best Internal & Employee Communications
                                                                                                                              Materials
Communications Awards
Early Due Date    Final/Late Due Date         Category               Specialty         Awarding Organization        Award Name                       Award Topic/Criteria                      Award Date             Submission Details                     Recommended Nominee/Category                                 Outcome

                                                                                                                                        The Summit Creative Award recognizes and
                                                                                                                                        celebrates the creative accomplishments of small
                                                                                                                                        and medium sized advertising agencies and other
                                                                                        Summit International       Summit Creative      creative companies throughout the world with                        All complete online, no write up
      N/A               January 2011    General Communications           All
                                                                                             Awards                   Awards            annual billings of under $30 million. Over the                      necessary
                                                                                                                                        last decade and a half, the competition has
                                                                                                                                        established itself as the premier arbiter of
                                                                                                                                        creative excellence for firms of this size.

                                                                                                                                        The Communicator Awards honors creative
                                                                                                                                        excellence in Interactive by seeking out the best
                                                                                                                                        in Websites, Online Advertising and Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2009 submissions - Winner of 5 Awards:
                                                                                                                                        and Online Audio and Video Media. Interactive                                                                                                                       2009 submissions - Winner of 3 Awards:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (1) Award of Distinction for the MHS Blog
                                                                                                                                        entries are judged against a high standard of                                                                                                                       (1) That Guy Buzz Kill (Category: Visual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (2) Award of Distinction for The Center for the
                                                                                                                                        excellence based on the Communicator Awards'                                                                                                                              Appeal) - Award of Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Intrepid video
                                                                 Video, Advertising,   International Academy      The Communicator      15-year history of judging work, rather than                                                                                                                      (2) That Guy Buzz Kill (Category: Gaming or
      N/A               January 2011       Communications                                                                                                                                                   Various MHS Videos                            (3) Award of Distinction for The Support for
                                                                      Internet            of the Visual Arts           Awards           against each other. A category may have multiple                                                                                                                            Gaming Related) - Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Healing video
                                                                                                                                        winners or no winners at all. The Award of                                                                                                                                        of Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (4) Award of Distinction for Red Duke Profile
                                                                                                                                        Excellence is given to those entries whose ability                                                                                                                      (3) That Guy Buzz Kill (Category:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Feature
                                                                                                                                        to communicate puts them among the best in the                                                                                                                          Animation) - Award of Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (5) Award of Distinction for Health.mil
                                                                                                                                        field. The Award of Distinction is presented for
                                                                                                                                        projects that exceed industry standards in quality
                                                                                                                                        and excellence.
                                                                                                                                        The SABRE awards, administered by The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         "That Guy Campaign" Winner: the top 2008
                                                                                                                                        Holmes Group, are bestowed annually and are
      N/A              February 2011       Communications                All             The Holmes Group          SABRE Awards                                                                                                                          SABRE award for Superior Achievement in
                                                                                                                                        among the most coveted and respected awards in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Branding and Reputation
                                                                                                                                        the public relations industry.
                                                                                                                                        Government category: The Government category
                                                                                                                                        is intended for either government agencies or                       Each entry will require a $45 non-
                                                                                                                                        persons working on behalf of government                             refundable entry fee, additional
                                                                                         Horizon Interactive      Horizon Interactive   agencies. Projects can be a wide variety of                         categories will require an additional $45
      N/A              February 2011    General Communications   Web Content/Design
                                                                                              Awards                   Awards           solutions including but not limited to: external                    fee. Submit online or mail to
                                                                                                                                        websites, internal websites, online tools or                        (STANDARD POSTAL MAIL): PO
                                                                                                                                        applications, promotions, or public relations                       BOX 12, Westfield, IN 46074
                                                                                                                                        initiatives.
                                                                                                                                        Categories include: (1) Community Relations:
                                                                                                                                        Includes programs that seek to win the support or
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Entries must consist of
                                                                                                                                        cooperation of — or that aim to improve
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Printed online entry form (one per
                                                                                                                                        relations with —people or organizations in
                                                                                                                                                                                                            entry) — if not paying online with credit
                                                                                                                                        communities in which the sponsoring
                                                                                                                                                                                                            card please enclose check.
                                                                                                                                        organization has an interest, need or opportunity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Entry in one binder (not to exceed 3‖
                                                                                                                                        ―Community‖ in this category refers to a specific
                                                                                                                                                                                                            thick). Do not submit DVD’s/videos or
                                                                                                                                        geographic location or locations. (2) Internal
                                                                                                                                                                                                            pages in sheet protectors.
                                                                                       Public Relations Society                         Communications: includes programs targeted
  February 2011        February 2011    General Communications           All                                      Silver Anvil Award                                                                        • Two-page summary (minimum of 10-
                                                                                             of America                                 specifically to special publics directly allied with
                                                                                                                                                                                                            point typeface and one-inch margins).
                                                                                                                                        an organization (i.e., employees, members,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 100-word description.$395
                                                                                                                                        affiliated dealers or franchisees). (3)
                                                                                                                                                                                                            nonmembers fee per entry for early
                                                                                                                                        Reputation/Brand Management: Programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                            entries, $470 fee for final/late date
                                                                                                                                        designed to enhance, promote or improve the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            entries; Mail to: PRSA Silver Anvil
                                                                                                                                        reputation of an organization with its publics or
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Awards, 33 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor,
                                                                                                                                        key elements of its publics, either proactively or
                                                                                                                                                                                                            New York, N.Y. 10038
                                                                                                                                        in response to an issue, event or market
                                                                                                                                        occurrence.

                                                                                                                                        The Thomas Jefferson Awards Program, named
                                                                                                                                        after the nation's third president and author of the
                                                                                                                                        Declaration of Independence, recognizes military
                                                                                                                                        and civilian employee print and broadcast
                                                                                                                                        journalists for outstanding achievements in
                                                                                                                                        furthering the objectives of the Department of
                                                                                                                                        Defense Internal Information Program. Thomas
                                                                                                                                        Jefferson Awards are given in several print and                     Must be submitted first to Defense
                                                                                                                                        broadcast categories. To win, entries must make                     Media Activity. DMA will review all
                                             Government                                                           Thomas Jefferson
      N/A               March 2011                                       All           Department of Defense                            an important contribution to the internal                           submissions, and ultimately submit one
                                           Communications                                                         Awards Program
                                                                                                                                        information objectives of the armed forces and                      entry for each category. They will handle
                                                                                                                                        must meet the highest standards of production,                      submission to DoD for review.
                                                                                                                                        execution and professional excellence.

                                                                                                                                        Prior to the yearly Thomas Jefferson Awards
                                                                                                                                        contest, each service judges its own entries and
                                                                                                                                        selects the best entry in each category to
                                                                                                                                        represent that service in the final inter-service
                                                                                                                                        competition.
Communications Awards
Early Due Date   Final/Late Due Date         Category           Specialty   Awarding Organization      Award Name                     Award Topic/Criteria                Award Date             Submission Details                     Recommended Nominee/Category                   Outcome


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2009 submissions -3 videos for "Video for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Web" - This is MHS, Supporting for Healing,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Center for the Intrepid; WON Award of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Excellence - This is MHS, Support for Healing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Award of Distinction for Center for the Intrepid.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Additional entries (6) "The Presidential
                                                                                                                        The Videographer Awards is an international                                                                  Classroom" won 2 Awards of Excellence in the
                                                                                                                                                                                       Entries will be judged against a high
                                                                                                                        awards program administered by communication                                                                Government/Military category and Video for the
                                                                                                                                                                                       standard of excellence rather than against
                                                                                                                        professionals to honor talented individuals and                                                                   Web/News and Information category.
                                                                                                                                                                                       each other. Perceived budget is taken
                                                                                                                        companies involved in all aspects of video                                                                       "Operation Kerkesner" won an Award of
                                                                                                                                                                                       into consideration by the judges. Entry
                                                                                                                        production. Entrants include video production                                                                Distinction in the Video for the Web/News and
                                                                                                                                                                                       fee is $75.00 per entry. If a piece is
                                                                              The Videographer                          companies, advertising and public relations                                                               Information category and an Honorable Mention in
      N/A             April 15, 2011   General Communications    Video                              Videographer Awards                                                                entered in more than one category, please
                                                                                  Awards                                firms, corporate communication departments,                                                                    the Government/Military category. (4 wins)
                                                                                                                                                                                       enclose $75.00 for each time it is
                                                                                                                        cable and broadcast television operations,
                                                                                                                                                                                       entered. Deadline: Entries should be
                                                                                                                        government agencies and schools, independent                                                                 5 additional: "Heart Health, Part 1" and "Heart
                                                                                                                                                                                       postmarked on or before April 17. If you
                                                                                                                        producers and wedding and special event                                                                    Health, Part 2" each won an Award of Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                       need an extension, call 817-459-0448 or
                                                                                                                        producers. Past winners have come from all 50                                                               in the Government/Military category and Video
                                                                                                                                                                                       email info@videoawards.com.
                                                                                                                        states and numerous countries.                                                                                for the Web/News and Information category.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    "Heart Health, Part 1" and "Heart Health, Part 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  each won an Award of Distinction in the Video for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the Web/News and Information category and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        "Support for Healing" and "Center for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Intrepid" each won an Award of Distinction in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Government/Military category. (total of 6 awards)
Early Due Date   Final/Late Due Date   Category        Specialty




                    March 1, 2010         IT      Individual Leadership




                   March 19, 2010         IT          Health Care
March 19, 2010   IT       Program/System




March 29, 2010   IT         Health Care




March 31, 2010   IT   Electronic Health Records
                      Individual/Organization
March 31, 2010   IT
                            Leadership




April 27, 2010   IT   Individual Leadership
April 1, 2010   April 28, 2010   IT   Individual Leadership




April 20,2010   June 30, 2010    IT   Individual Leadership
April 29, 2010   IT    Group Leadership




May 10, 2010     IT   Individual Leadership
May 14, 2010     June 28, 2010    IT   Organization Leadership




June 21, 2010   August 13, 2010   IT      Program/System




 July 2010       October 2010     IT      Program/System
     August 13, 2010         IT   Individual Leadership




August 2010 (opens in June
                             IT     Program/System
          2010)




     December 2010           IT   Individual Leadership
December 15, 2010   IT   Program/System




 December 2010      IT    Support Staff
December 15, 2010   IT   Individual Leadership
                     Individual/Organization
February 2011   IT
                           Leadership




February 2011   IT      Program/System




 March 2011     IT   Individual Leadership
February 2011   IT   Program/System
  Awarding Organization       Award Name                 Award Topic/Criteria
                                              The CIO Hall of Fame honors men and
                                              women whose work has profoundly shaped
                                              the technology-enabled business
                                              landscape, demonstrating both creative
                                              vision and practical leadership in
                                              information technology. Previous
                                              nominees have been current or former
                                              CIOs who met a combination of the
                                              following criteria:                1.
                                              Significant accomplishments in the field of
                             CIO Hall of Fame
      CIO Magazine                            information technology
                                 Awards
                                              2. Demonstrable business impact within
                                              one or more organizations
                                              3. Respected industry status or renown
                                              (e.g., introducing a new technology or
                                              standard that gains widespread adoption)
                                              4. Influence on the IT profession and/or
                                              advancement of the CIO role
                                              5. Acknowledged leadership among peers
                                              and/or outside entities such as the media or
                                              industry experts

                                            Modern Healthcare and HIMSS host the
                                            annual CEO IT Achievement Awards
                                            program. This special program recognizes
                                            healthcare CEOs who have demonstrated
                                            leadership and commitment in using IT to
                                            advance their organizations' strategic
                                            goals. The judges review the nominees
                                 Modern
                                            using three criteria: The CEO's
                             Healthcare CEO
Modern Healthcare Magazine                  demonstrated leadership and commitment
                             IT Achievement
                                            in using IT to advance his or her healthcare
                                 Awards
                                            organization's strategic goals. The CEO
                                            helped achieve measurable results through
                                            leadership and commitment to IT in his or
                                            her organization. The CEO shared his or
                                            her healthcare organization's IT
                                            experiences to benefit peers and other
                                            members of the healthcare industry.
                                                       The Public Health Davies Award stresses
                                                       excellence in the development of systems
                                                       that creatively and effectively utilize
                                                       electronic data on individual
                                                       patients/clients to promote the
                                                       organization’s own mission and to further
                                                       the health of the public in the area for
                                                       which the organization is responsible.
HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of     Davis Public
                                                       Although the award is offered primarily
          Excellence                  Health Award
                                                       with state and local health departments in
                                                       mind, other organizations that impact
                                                       community health (e.g., WIC Clinics,
                                                       poison control centers) will be considered
                                                       for the award if their applications involve
                                                       effective systems targeted primarily to
                                                       promote public health that clearly meet the
                                                       criteria for the award.
                                                      Pioneer encourages entries that involve
                                                      public
                                                      sector policies, programs, or practices,
                                                      which can be implemented, reformed or
                                                      eliminated in order to:
                                    Better Government • Control Health Care Costs
        Pioneer Institute              Competition    • Deliver Services More Efficiently
                                          Awards      • Increase Health care Quality
                                                      • Improve Clinical Outcomes
                                                      • Lower Administrative Costs
                                                      • Decrease Waste and Unnecessary
                                                      Treatment
                                                      • Increase Access to Services
                                                       The Computer-Based Record Institute
                                                       (CPRI) established the Davies Recognition
                                                       Program in 1994 to recognize exemplary
                                                       implementations of electronic health
                                                       records (EHRs). The rationale was to
                                                       foster wider adoption in the industry by
                                                       highlighting and sharing lessons learned
                                                       from organizations that have successfully
                                          Davis        used computer-based records to improve
HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of
                                      Organizational   healthcare delivery. The Davies
          Excellence
                                         Award         Recognition Program is modeled after the
                                                       Baldrige Award, in that it requires that
                                                       staff in the healthcare system applying for
                                                       the award to assess and document their
                                                       progress and accomplishments against a
                                                       framework for thinking about the process
                                                       of implementing an EHR. This document
                                                       provides the framework for conducting the
                                                       self-assessment.
                                                          The President of the United States awards
                                                          the National Medal of Technology and
                                                          Innovation to individuals, teams, and
                                                          companies/divisions of companies
                                                          deserving of special recognition by way of
                                                          their outstanding contributions to the
                                                          economic, environmental, and social well-
                                                          being of the United States through the
                                                          development and commercialization of
                                                          technology products, processes and
                                        National Medal of
The White House and the Department of                     concepts, and through the development of
                                         Technology and
             Commerce                                     the Nation's technological manpower. The
                                           Innovation
                                                          law establishing the National Medal of
                                                          Technology and Innovation highlights
                                                          three areas for which the Medal may be
                                                          awarded:
                                                          • contributions to the economic well-being
                                                          of the United States;
                                                          • contributions to the environmental well-
                                                          being of the United States; and
                                                          • contributions to the social well-being of
                                                          the United States.




                                                        If you know an up-and-coming government
                                                        or industry employee who is making an
                                                        early — and substantive — mark in the
                                                        federal information technology
                                                        community, now is the time to bring him or
                                                        her to the entire community’s attention.
                                                        The Rising Star awards program is an
                                        FCW Rising Star
       Federal Computer Week                            opportunity for agencies and contractors to
                                           Awards
                                                        give their unsung heroes a moment in the
                                                        spotlight, both as a reward to them and as
                                                        an example to others. Such employees
                                                        often do good work behind the scenes
                                                        supporting essential programs or
                                                        spearheading new initiatives — without
                                                        ever receiving public recognition.
                                                        Criteria:
                                                        1. Presented for outstanding executive
                                                        leadership in government–wide
                                          Executive
                                                        Information Resources Management.
                                        Leadership in
Association for Federal Information                     2. Unquestionable and evident leadership
                                         Information
Resources Management (AFFIRM)                           at the Government-wide level.
                                          Resources
                                                        3. Executive Award presented to
                                        Management
                                                        Executives (GS 15 and SES).
                                                        4. Accomplishments must be well known
                                                        by the community.




                                                       This award recognizes an organization,
                                                       team or individual making significant
                                                       contributions in Information and
                                                       Technology and has positively impacted
                                                       mission accomplishments.
                                                       Eligibility: Nominations are open to any
                                                       member (or team) of the appropriate
                                                       functional area who is a member of one of
                                         Information   the five health agencies within federal
             AMSUS
                                      Technology Award healthcare.
                                                       Criteria:
                                                          * Significant accomplishment(s)
                                                       warranting national recognition.
                                                          * Evidence of mission support.
                                                          * Demonstrated professional and
                                                       technical performance.
                                                          * Innovative and creative practices.
                                                         Consider applying if your
                                                         Agency/Bureau/Office had a project that
                                                         had a significant improvement in mission
                                                         delivery.

                                                         Nominees will be evaluated on their
                                                         program improvements and therefore,
                                                         nominations must describe the before and
                                                         after scenarios as well as the metrics of the
    ACT (American Council for                            improvements. Judges will be looking for
                                      Excellence.gov
Technology)/IAC (Industry Advisory                       demonstrated and measurable mission
                                         Awards
             Council)                                    delivery improvements reflecting:
                                                         1. Increases in Efficiency
                                                         2. Improvements in Multiple Stakeholder
                                                         Collaboration
                                                         3. Leverage of Technology and Innovation
                                                         (such as green computing or improved
                                                         security)
                                                         4. Enhancements in Customer Experience




                                                        Basic Guidelines:
                                                        * Individuals in both government and
                                                        industry are eligible.
                                                        * There is no age limit, but we are looking
                                                        for employees in the first third of their
                                                        career in the federal IT community. This
                                                        leaves room for folks who went into public
                                                        service in a midlife career change.
                                                        * As with the Federal 100 awards, the
                                                        Rising Star judges will be looking for
                                                        individuals who have gone above and
                                     Federal 100 Rising beyond their job descriptions to make an
     Federal Computer Week
                                        Star Award      impact in their organization.
                                                        * The judges also will be looking for
                                                        indications that the nominees have clear
                                                        potential to grow into more responsibility
                                                        in their organizations and in the
                                                        community at large.
                                                        * As with the Federal 100, the nomination
                                                        form includes a place for supporting
                                                        nominators. If you nominate someone but
                                                        are not his or her supervisor, please ask the
                                                        supervisor to serve as a supporting
                                                        nominator.
                                                                  Government organizations with a
                                               GCN Agency
       PostNewsweek Tech Media                                    demonstrated record of excellence in
                                                 Awards
                                                                  applying IT



                                                                  These awards recognize the contributions
                                                                  and achievements of government and
                                                                  industry project teams, as well as visionary
                                                                  leaders, in advancing enterprise integration
                                                Excellence in
                                                                  and information environments.
The Association for Enterprise Information        Enterprise
                                             Integration Awards
                                                                  AFEI and NDIA, the parent organization
                                                                  of AFEI, have a long history of
                                                                  recognizing outstanding performance and
                                                                  leadership.
                                                               Five Pillar Awards (Awards 1 to 5): In
                                                               support of the Federal Government Office
                                                               Government's Office of Management and
                                                               Budget (OMB) Federal Chief Information
                                                               Officer's "Five Pillars" focus area, awards
                                                               will be presented for open source
                                                               accomplishments in implementing each of
                                                               the five pillars:
                                                               1. Lowering the Cost of Government Using
                                                               Open Source Technology Award
                                                               2. Transparency in Government Using
                                                               Open Source Technology Award
                                                               3. Engaging Citizens (to include
                                                               Collaboration and Openness) Using Open
                                             Excellence Awards
                                                               Source Technology Award
  Government Open Source Conference           for Open Source
                                                               4. Innovation Using Open Source
             (GOSCON)                         Business Use in
                                                               Technology Award
                                                Government
                                                               5. Safe Computing Environment Using
                                                               Open Source Technology Award

                                                                  In addition, an Awards will be presented
                                                                  for:
                                                                  6. Technology Excellence to Meet Special
                                                                  Business or Mission Requirements of the
                                                                  Federal Government Using Open Source
                                                                  Technology Award
                                                                  7. Health Information Systems Using Open
                                                                  Source Technology Award
                                                                  8. "Other" Category - Major
                                                                  Accomplishments and Contributions to the
                                                                  Management of Open Source Technology
                                                                  in the Federal Government.
                                                     1. There must be a direct correlation
                                                     between the IT initiative and
                                                     accomplishment of a documented
                                                     organizational objective.
                                                     2. Achieved benefits from initiative must
                                                     be quantifiable and sustained.
                                                     3. Concept must be transportable and have
College of Healthcare Information   Innovator of the application to other healthcare
Management Executives (CHIME)         Year Award     organizations.
                                                     4. Accomplishment must have written
                                                     acknowledgment from the organization’s
                                                     CEO and or representative of the Board of
                                                     Directors.
                                                     5. The IT initiative must have been
                                                     completed within two years of the
                                                     submission date for the award.




                                       2010 Best
                                      Practices in
   Computerworld Magazine                            Information not available at this time
                                        Business
                                      Intelligence




                                                     Individuals from government, industry and
                                                     academia who have gone above and
                                                     beyond their daily responsibilities and
                                                     have significantly influenced how the
                                                     federal government buys, uses or manages
                                                     information technology:
                                     Federal 100     1. Job description
    Federal Computer Week
                                       Awards        2. Describe the work for which this person
                                                     is being nominated
                                                     3. In what way did the nominee go above
                                                     and beyond their job description?
                                                     4. What impact did this work have on the
                                                     person's organization or the larger federal
                                                     IT community?
                                                      Criteria: Chapters may submit one
                                                      educational project each year that
                                                      successfully includes the use of
                                                      information technology. The project must
                                                      have been implemented within the current
                                                      or previous fiscal year. Essential features
Armed Forces Communications and    Award for the Use
                                                      of the project should include:
 Electronics Association (AFCEA)   of IT in Education
                                                      -Successful use of information technology
                                                      -Can be but not limited to Chapter
                                                      Initiatives Grant project
                                                      -Demonstrated impact at high school or
                                                      community organization
                                                      -Chapter participation / involvement




                                                     The Government Customer Support
                                                    Excellence Awards recognizes public
                                                    sector help desks, contact centers, and
                                                    other types of customer portals at all levels
                                                    of Government. All Government contact
                                                    centers and other customer portals, both
                                    20 Government
 Government Customer Support                        internal and external, are eligible and
                                   Customer Support
    Community of Practice                           invited to enter, and there is no cost to do
                                        Award
                                                    so. The nomination process is designed to
                                                    be simple and user-friendly.

                                                      Categories: Teamwork Excellence,
                                                      Technical Excellence, Customer Focus
                                                      Excellence, and Overall Excellence
                                                       The award selection will be made based on
                                                       the following criteria:
                                                       * Government or Industry IT Professional
                                                       who has made substantial contributions to
                                                       the IT community over a significant period
                                                       of time
                                                       * Serves as a Mentor/Coach
                                                       * Strengthens relationships between
                                                       government and industry
                                                       * Embodies a high sense of integrity
                                                       * Strong commitment to the Government
                                                       IT Community
                                        Janice K.      * Melding understanding of the human side
    ACT (American Council for
                                     Mendenhall Spirit of business with all aspects of business
Technology)/IAC (Industry Advisory
                                      of Leadership * Understands the importance of
             Council)
                                          Award        networking, business relationships and
                                                       allegiances
                                                       * Embodies a strong sense of professional
                                                       vitality
                                                       * Is flexible and actively embraces change
                                                       * Serves as a highly ethical professional
                                                       * Actively participates in activities that
                                                       supports personal and professional
                                                       development of themselves and others
                                                       * Embodies a selfless attitude in all matters
                                                       * Ability to recognize, identify and foster
                                                       growth in a person who has special talents
                                                       and gifts.
                                                        The 2009 Defense Enterprise Architecture
                                                        Achievement (DEAA) Awards will be
                                                        given to one government and one industry
                                                        individual, and to one government and one
                                                        industry organization for excellence and
                                                        innovation in developing and deploying
                                      DoD Enterprise
                                                        enterprise architecture. The awards
                                       Architecture
      Department of Defense                             recognize achievements which have
                                       Achievement
                                                        profound consequences for improving
                                         Awards
                                                        operational performance and advancing
                                                        information sharing capabilities in
                                                        significant ways. These awards are
                                                        intended to recognize accomplishments
                                                        and best practices on the part of real,
                                                        measurable implementation projects.




                                                       Criteria:
                                                       1. Projects must have been operational
                                                       since 2008 and report specific measurable
                                                       results
    ACT (American Council for               2010       2. Is intergovernmental and collaborative
Technology)/IAC (Industry Advisory   Intergovernmental 3. Is a trail-blazing and Innovation in
             Council)                 Solution Awards technology and environmental IT
                                                       4. Is creating a transparent and connected
                                                       democracy
                                                       5. Has measurable impact and results
                                                       6. Shows best practices

                                                     Description: This AFCEA award honors
                                                     senior level intelligence professionals who
                                                     are making significant contributions.
                                     AFCEA Charlie Criteria: Candidates for this award must
Armed Forces Communications and      Allen Award for demonstrate a long and distinguished
 Electronics Association (AFCEA)       Intelligence  record of significant accomplishments and
                                         Service     senior leadership in support of the
                                                     Intelligence Community at the national
                                                     and/or international level. Nominees do not
                                                     need to be AFCEA members.
                              Criteria:
                              1. Must demonstrate excellence in business
                              technology Innovation: The extent to
                              which your organization used IT in a new
                              way or enabled new ways of doing
CIO Magazine   CIO 100 Awards business, whether internally or externally.
                              2. Must demonstrate business value: The
                              measurable impact, backed up by
                              supporting data, that your project or
                              initiative has had on your organization's
                              business results.
                                                  Recommended          2010
 Award Date               Submission Details     Nominee/Category   Submissions




November, 2010 Complete online nomination form    Chuck Campbell
                    Please be advised that a presentation on
                    how to fill out an application for the Public
                    Health Davies Award, entitled
 Finalists will be ―Application: Process and Pitfalls‖ is
notified by the end available online at
  of April, 2010 http://www.himss.org/davies/howApply.as
                    p. Applications should be e-mailed as
                    .PDF file to David Collins at
                    dcollins@himss.org




                    In a cover letter, be sure to include your
                    name, the name of your organization (if
                    applicable), address, phone number, email
                    address, and a paragraph summarizing
                    your idea. Please direct all correspondence
   July 1, 2010     to Shawni
                    Littlehale at: Pioneer Institute, 85
                    Devonshire Street, 8th Floor,
                    Boston, MA 02109
                    Email: slittlehale@pioneerinstitute.org
                    fax: 617.723.1880




                    Applying for the Organizational Davies
                    Award is a two-step process. First,
                    applicants are asked to complete a short
                    threshold application. Submit the
                    Threshold Application electronically as a
                    .PDF to David Collins at
                    dcollins@himss.org. Those that appear to
  Mid-July 2010     be in an appropriate stage of
                    implementation are then encouraged to
                    prepare an essay, based on these
                    guidelines, which constitutes the full
                    application. These guidelines also lay out
                    the organization for the application essay.
                    Any questions can be answered by calling
                    David Collins at 804-550-1619.
The nomination must include at least six
letters of recommendation or support from
individuals who have first-hand knowledge
of the cited achievement(s). It is preferred
that the letters of recommendation be
included with the electronic nomination
file in a Microsoft Word (.doc) or as a
PDF file.Nominations may be submitted by
email (NMTI@uspto.gov), fax (571) 270-
9100, or overnight delivery to the National
Medal of Technology and Innovation
(address in submission form)




basic guidelines:
* Individuals in both government and
industry are eligible. * There is no age
limit, but we are looking for employees in
the first third of their career in the federal
IT community. This leaves room for those
who went into public service in midcareer.
* Rising Star judges will be looking for
individuals who have gone above and
beyond their job descriptions to make a
lasting impact in their organization. * The
judges also will be looking for indications
that the nominees have clear potential to
grow into more responsibility in their
organizations and in the community at
large. * The Rising Star nomination form
includes a place for supporting nominators.
If you nominate someone but are not his or
her supervisor, please ask the supervisor to
serve as a supporting nominator.
                                                                                     *Leadership in
                                                                                     Service
                                                                                     Excellence -
                                                           DHSS submitted three      TRICARE
                                                           nominations - DoD/VA      Encounter Data
                                                            Data Sync program -      Records
                                                              Medical Product        Processing
                                                              Databank for the       System team
                                                            Leadership Award in      *Leadership
                 Submit through online form, 500 words or                            Award in
                                                               Acqusition and
                 less justification                                                  Acquisition and
                                                             Procurement; AND
                                                            TRICARE Encounter        Procurement -
                                                          Data Records Processing    Medical Product
                                                          System for Leadership in   Databank team
                                                             Service Excellence      *Executive
                                                                   Award             Leadership
                                                                                     Award for
                                                                                     Industry -
                                                                                     Medical Product
                                                                                     Databank team




September 2010
           Online submission




Submit through online form--- Describe
this person's job (Maximum of 900
characters); Describe the work for which
he or she is being nominated (Max 1200
characters); In what way did the nominee
                                            TIMPO submitted
go above and beyond his or her job
                                            Wayne Speaks
description? (Max 1200 characters); What
                                            DHIMS submitted
impact did this work have on the person's
                                            Joseph McMullian
organization or the larger federal IT
community? (Max 900 characters); If
needed, provide any additional background
information to support this nomination
(Max 900 characters)




                                                               ?
                  The GCN Awards recognize extraordinary       2009 submissions - (1)
                  work by governmental agency IT teams         Patient Movement Item
                  whose accomplishments or innovative use         Tracking System
 August 1, 2010   of technology over the past 12 months         (PMITS), DHSS (2)
                  have made significant contributions to the      AHLTA, DHIMS
                  performance of their agencies or the             WON AHLTA
                  services they provide.                        Honorable Mention




                                                                 2009 submission -
 September 2010 Online submission                                  DoD/VA Data
                                                                  Synchronization




                                                               2009 submission - COL
                                                               Christopher Harrington,
                                                                   Deputy Program
                 Awards are made to Government
                                                               Manager of the Defense
                 Employees or Teams of Government
                                                                  Medical Logistics
                 Employees (Federal, State, or Local
                                                                  Standards Support
                 Government) ONLY and not to industry
November 5, 2010                                                    application for
                 partners or academia. All award
                                                               efficiencies and impact
                 submissions must be approved by
                                                                 of integrating Open
                 organizational management prior to
                                                               Source Software (OSS)
                 submission.
                                                                   applications into
                                                                  government health
                                                                technology solutions.
                   All nominees for the Award must be a
                   current CHIME member in good standing.
                   Nominations for this Award can come
                   from another CHIME member, a
                   Foundation member, or an employee from
                   the organization that the CHIME member
                   works for. Members can also nominate
                   themselves for the Award by completing
                   the application form. Application forms are
                   available online.




                   Honorees and Finalists will be recognized
                   in each of the following four categories:

               -Creating an Agile BI Infrastructure
September 2010 -Driving Process Management with BI
               -Expediting Information Delivery,
               Retrieval, Reporting and Analysis
               -Innovation and Promise in Business
               Intelligence




February 1, 2011
                 Instructions: Provide details on nature of
                 project, chapter involvement -including
                 personnel and financial commitments,
                 specific accomplishments, and partnership
                 participation. Please provide photos if
                 available and information of "before" and
                 "after" scenarios at the school or
                 community organization. Selection will be
                 based on technical features of the project
                 and successful impact in the school or
                 community.
                 Contact Information:
                 Norma Corrales
                 (703) 631-6149
                 scholarship@afcea.org
                 To nominate your Government contact
                 center, email all of the following
                 information to
                 Daryl.L.Covey@NOAA.GOV and
                 GCS@HTHTS.COM
                   1. Name and telephone number of
                 nominator [Nominator must be a
                 Government employee]
                   2. Full name and parent organization of
                 contact center or other portal being
                 nominated [No acronyms please!]
                   3. Name, title, email address, and phone
                 number of contact center or portal manager
                   4. Background information (include all
                 which are applicable):
April 19, 2010         * Number of people in the group you
                 are nominating
                       * Who are your primary customers
                       * Approximate size of your primary
                 customer base
                       * What type of service (web portal,
                 help desk, call center, etc.) are you?
                       * Contacts handled by type (calls,
                 emails, web hits, chat, etc.) per month
                       * Logging/tracking systems in use and
                 monthly volume for each
                   5. A nomination narrative not exceeding
                 the equivalent of one printed page in 12
                 point font which concisely addresses the
                 following:
                    a. How your help desk, call center, or
                 other customer contact portal cultivates
Nominated by ACT/IAC Members only   health.mil
                 Nominations must be made electronically
                 using the Nomination Form. Forms may be
                 obtained by emailing
                 a request to Betsy Lauer
                 (blauer@afei.org). The request must
                 contain the name and
                 organization of the person(s) requesting
                 the nomination (nominator), plus the name
                 and organization of
                 the individual award nominee, or the
                 project title and organization(s) of the
                 organization award nominees.
March 22, 2010
                 Nominations must apply to recent projects.
                 Award winners will be selected based on
                 the opinions of the judges regarding how
                 well they performed
                 against the following criteria:
                 • Alignment with the DoD Information
                 Management & Information (IM/IT)
                 Technology Strategic Plan
                 • Innovation
                 • Policy Impact
                 • Operational Impact
                 • Cultural Change




                 Applications may be submitted online.
                 These awards are presented each year at        2009 submissions - (1)
                 the Management of Change conference,           BHIE (2) MHS Learn;
                 which will be held this year May 31st               did not win
                 through June 2nd in Norfolk, Virginia.




                 Submission: The nomination must describe
                 the candidate's professional record,
                 detailing significant accomplishments in
                 the intelligence arena. Where applicable,
                 highlight the nominee's contributions to the
                 AFCEA Intelligence program, whether at
                 the chapter or international level.
                 Contact Information: Emily Bourke
                 (703) 631-6219
                 ebourke@afcea.org
                Entries must be submitted online to be
                considered. To get an official application
                form, go to
                http://public.cxo.com/awards/CIO100_200
                9_application.html. Applicants will be
August 23, 2011                                              Chuck Campbell
                charged a $150 processing fee. If you
                submit your entry by Dec. 15, 2008, you
                will be eligible for a $50 refund. The
                deadline to apply for a 2009 CIO 100
                Award is Feb. 1, 2009.
2010 Outcome
Tasker is out
Tasker is out
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Award/Conferen
    Due Date          Profession         Specialty                   Awarding Organization                   Award Name                                         Award Topic/Criteria                                 ce Date                                   Submission Details
                                                                                                                                Do You Know a Great American?
                                                                                                                                Over the coming months, we will add many names to our roll of Great
                                                                                                                                Americans.
                                                                                                                                We need your help in identifying people from across the country who have made
                                     Disability Care and                                                    Great American      significant contributions to our society, particularly affecting how America                       Contributions may be mailed to: Great Americans, American Disability
     Ongoing             All                                     American Disability Association
                                         Treatment                                                               Award          perceives it's citizens with disabilities. We encourage your submissions for                       Association, 2201 Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
                                                                                                                                inclusion in this area. Submissions should include both photos and news
                                                                                                                                accounts. We reserve all rights as to listing any person. Submitted materials
                                                                                                                                become the property of American Disability Association and will not be
                                                                                                                                returned.
                                                                                                                                Dr. Hellman was a respected, and well known physician pioneer in the
                                                                                                                                development of midwifery practice in the US. The intention of this award is to
                                                                                                                                present a national award of recognition to a physician who has been a
                                                                                                                                champion/supporter of midwifery practice. This is a joint award given by the
                                                                                                           Louis E. Hellman     American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), the A.C.N.M. Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Eligibility: Nominees for this award must be a fellow or junior fellow of
     Ongoing            Nurse         Nurse-Midwives           American College of Nurse-Midwives         Midwifery Partnership (A.C.N.M.F), and the Midwifery Business Network (MBN).
                                                                                                                                They must demonstrate:                                                                             ACOG.
                                                                                                                 Award
                                                                                                                                1. Excellence in clinical practice, education, administration and/or research
                                                                                                                                focused on the health care of women
                                                                                                                                2. Leadership in health care for women through the collaboration of physicians
                                                                                                                                and midwives
                                                                                                                                3. Advocacy for vulnerable and/or underserved women
                                                                                                                                The Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence recognizes the nation's top adult
                                                                                                                                critical care, pediatric critical care, and progressive care units. Because it
                                                                                                           Beacon Award for
                                                                                                                                provides units a way to measure their systems, outcomes and environment, this                      Submission details are available only after individuals have registered on
     Ongoing            Nurse           Critical care      American Association of Critical-Care Nurses      Critical Care                                                                                          May 1, 2010
                                                                                                                                award is increasingly linked to patient safety initiatives. AACN membership is                     the website
                                                                                                              Excellence
                                                                                                                                not required to register and apply for the Beacon Award for Critical Care
                                                                                                                                Excellence.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The nominee must be a Fellow or Member in good standing of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   American Academy of Ophthalmology who has demonstrated a pattern of
                                                                                                                               To recognize Academy members’ participation in charitable activities, indigent                      humanitarian service in the United States or abroad over a period of at least
                                                                                                             Outstanding       care, community service and other humanitarian activities through a program of                      several years.
  March 19, 2010      Physician       Ophthalmology           American Academy of Ophthalmology           Humanitarian Service public service awards to be given by state ophthalmological societies and by the                    A recipient of a state ophthalmological society public service award who
                                                                                                               Award           American Academy of Ophthalmology. Individuals must perform this public                             was selected by a vote of its membership or a vote of the Board of Directors
                                                                                                                               service in their capacity as an ophthalmologist.                                                    (or equivalent) of that organization may be nominated by that society.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Three letters of recommendation must be included with the nomination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   form.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The award may be made at the discretion of the Laureate Recognition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Selection Committee for accomplishments of significance either past or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   present. One award (living) can be awarded annually, however, it is not
                                                                                                                             The Laureate Award may be given to individuals who:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   necessary to present awards each year and the Selection Committee and/or
                                                                                                                             -Developed new techniques accepted worldwide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the Board may recommend and vote not to give it at all in any given year.
                                                                                                                             -Made a seminal invention or adapted a previous technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nominations should call attention to the nominee's achievements and the
                                                                                                                             -Introduced a new treatment modality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   significance of his/her work as it relates to significant contributions to the
                                                                                                                             -Discovered the etiology of a disease state
  March 31, 2010      Physician       Ophthalmology           American Academy of Ophthalmology           The Laureate Award                                                                                         Fall 2010     profession; individuals who have developed new techniques, a seminal
                                                                                                                             -Reassessed previous findings, resulting in a significant shift in treatment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   invention or a new treatment accepted worldwide. Nominations for this
                                                                                                                             -Established new standards of quality care in ophthalmology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   award should include information on the person or persons nominated
                                                                                                                             -Made breakthroughs in genetic understanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (including how to reach them, and news clippings or other substantiating
                                                                                                                             -Conducted primary research in new pharmacological product
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   information) and a brief description of how their work stands out as worthy
                                                                                                                              -Made a significant advance in eye care worldwide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   of recognition. The letters may be sent directly to the Laureate Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Selection Committee by those writing them. Please do not send videos or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   similar presentations, books or published papers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Required Criteria:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Letter of recommendation from the nominee's supervisor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Demonstration of involvement in AHCAP as Member, Committee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Member, Past Committee Member, Past Board Member or Retired AHCAP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -List of volunteer commitments/mentoring efforts to your organization
                     Healthcare                                                                                                The AHCAP Award of Distinction is designed to distinguish and honor                                 and/or community
                                                             Association of Healthcare Administrative                                                                                                                              -Demonstration of recognition received by peers, supervisors, or
    April 2010      Administrative                                                                        Award of Distinction members whose contributions and/or accomplishments advance the
                                                                           Professionals                                                                                                                                           community
                    Professionals                                                                                              professionalism of healthcare administrative support.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Educational goals nominee attained while maintaining role as AP and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   membership to AHCAP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fax or mail completed entries to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   AHCAP/Award of Distinction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   One North Franklin, Suite 2800
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chicago, IL 60606
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: (312) 422-4577
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Award/Conferen
    Due Date           Profession             Specialty                 Awarding Organization                 Award Name                                      Award Topic/Criteria                                        ce Date                                   Submission Details
                                                                                                                                 The award recognizes an Associate member of the College who has
                                                                                                                                 demonstrated qualities that exemplify the College’s mission ―to enhance the                             A minimum of three letters of support is required, with five the maximum
                                                                                                            Joseph E. Johnson    quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and                                    for nomination. For questions, please contact Meghann Williams,
   April 1, 2010        Physician                All                American College of Physicians                                                                                                                     November 2010
                                                                                                            Leadership Award     professionalism in the practice of medicine.‖ Nominees may have outstanding                             Coordinator, Awards-Convocation and Diversity, at
                                                                                                                                 achievements in any of a wide variety of areas, including leadership, medical                           mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                                 practice, research, teaching, publications, advocacy, and volunteerism.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Nominations for all awards are due by the first week of April. Please
                                                                                                                                This annual award is given to recognize the rehabilitation psychologist who has
                                                                                                              Rehabilitation                                                                                                             nominate deserving individuals for each of the awards by submitting a brief
                                            Rehabilitation                                                                      made distinguished contributions in their lifetime of work in the areas of
   April 1, 2010        Physician                                 American Psychological Association       Psychology: Lifetime                                                                                         August 1, 2010   rationale for nominating the person, a copy of the nominee’s curriculum
                                             Psychology                                                                         practice, science, public interest, and/or education and training that advances
                                                                                                           Achievement Award                                                                                                             vitae and their contact information. The information can be submitted to
                                                                                                                                rehabilitation psychology as a science or a profession.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kate Brown, PhD at ksbrown@hawaii.rr.com
                                                                                                              Rehabilitation                                                                                                             Nominations for all awards are due by the first week of April. Please
                                                                                                           Psychology: Roger G. This annual award is conferred upon an individual who is judged to have made                             nominate deserving individuals for each of the awards by submitting a brief
                                            Rehabilitation
   April 1, 2010   Physician/Researcher                           American Psychological Association       Barker Distinguished an outstanding lifelong contribution to rehabilitation psychology through               August 1, 2010   rationale for nominating the person, a copy of the nominee’s curriculum
                                             Psychology
                                                                                                           Research Contribution empirical research, conceptual/theoretical development or both.                                         vitae and their contact information. The information can be submitted to
                                                                                                                  Award                                                                                                                  Kate Brown, PhD at ksbrown@hawaii.rr.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Nominations for all awards are due by the first week of April. Please
                                                                                                               Rehabilitation
                                                                                                                                 This annual award is given to persons who, while still in the first 10 years since                      nominate deserving individuals for each of the awards by submitting a brief
                                            Rehabilitation                                                   Psychology: Early
   April 1, 2010   Physician/Researcher                           American Psychological Association                             being awarded their doctorate, have made a significant contribution to research        August 1, 2010   rationale for nominating the person, a copy of the nominee’s curriculum
                                             Psychology                                                       Career Research
                                                                                                                                 in the area of rehabilitation psychology.                                                               vitae and their contact information. The information can be submitted to
                                                                                                                  Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kate Brown, PhD at ksbrown@hawaii.rr.com

                                                                                                                                 The candidate:
                                                                                                                                 -Consistently meets the physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and educational
                                                                                                                                 needs of the orthopedic patient and family.                                                             REQUIRED CRITERIA/DOCUMENTATION
                                                                                                                                 -Uses innovative ideas in planning the care of the orthopedic patient and uses                          * A letter of nomination from a nursing colleague and/or nursing
                                                                                                                                 various approaches to patient care problems.                                                            supervisor.
                                                                                                                                 -Serves as a sensitive patient advocate.                                                                * Three letters of recommendation with signatures and addresses of the
                                                                                                               Outstanding       -Stimulates nursing colleagues to improve patient care by contributing to an                            nominators. These letters must address the following nine criteria.
   April 1, 2010          Nurse             Orthopedics        National Association of Orthopedic Nurses     Orthopedic Nurse    atmosphere that encourages new concepts and skills.                                     May 1, 2010     Whenever possible, specific examples, which illustrate exceptional
                                                                                                              Practice Award     -Serves as a role model to nursing colleagues and other disciplines.                                    practice, should be used to support statements.
                                                                                                                                 -Effectively and sensitively communicates with members of the health care team.                         * Original and six photocopies of all letters.
                                                                                                                                 -Creates an atmosphere of mutual respect with both patients and other members                           * One self-addressed stamped postcard for acknowledging receipt of
                                                                                                                                 of the health care team.                                                                                application.
                                                                                                                                 -Consistently maintains a high degree of clinical competence and current                                * NO FAX COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
                                                                                                                                 orthopedic knowledge.
                                                                                                                                 -Motivates nursing colleagues and stimulates their appetite for knowledge.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         The award recipient will receive a $3,500 honorarium and will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         reimbursed for Annual Meeting travel expenses to include coach airfare and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         one night lodging. The nominations will be reviewed by the Society Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Committee or the State and Regional Societies Board, and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         recommendation for each award will be made to the IDSA Board of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Directors for approval. IDSA members or fellows who are currently serving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         on the IDSA Board of Directors are not eligible to be nominated for Society
                                                                                                                                 The Alexander Fleming Award for lifetime achievement is granted to an IDSA
                                                                                                            Alexander Fleming                                                                                                            Awards. Nominators must be IDSA members or fellows.
   April 1, 2010   Physician/Researcher   Infectious Disease     Infectious Disease Society of America                           member or fellow in recognition of a career that reflects major contributions to
                                                                                                                 Award                                                                                                                   Each nomination packet should include letters (3 maximum) of nomination
                                                                                                                                 the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge about infectious diseases.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the describe, with examples, how the candidate meets the requirements for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the award and the nominee's curriculum vitae (with date of birth, if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         nomination is for the Oswald Avery Award) and bibliography.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Send Nomination Packets to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         IDSA Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Arlington, VA 22209
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Award/Conferen
    Due Date           Profession             Specialty              Awarding Organization                Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                         ce Date                                  Submission Details

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The award recipient will receive a $2,500 honorarium and will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      reimbursed for Annual Meeting travel expenses to include coach airfare and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      one night lodging. The nominations will be reviewed by the Society Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Committee or the State and Regional Societies Board, and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      recommendation for each award will be made to the IDSA Board of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Directors for approval. IDSA members or fellows who are currently serving
                                                                                                                             The Oswald Avery Award for early achievement is granted in recognition of                                on the IDSA Board of Directors are not eligible to be nominated for Society
                                                                                                                             outstanding achievement in an area of infectious diseases by an individual                               Awards. Nominators must be IDSA members or fellows.
   April 1, 2010   Physician/Researcher   Infectious Disease   Infectious Disease Society of America   Oswald Avery Award
                                                                                                                             member or fellow of IDSA who is 45 or younger. The award is based on overall                             Each nomination packet should include letters (3 maximum) of nomination
                                                                                                                             achievement, not usually a single study.                                                                 the describe, with examples, how the candidate meets the requirements for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the award and the nominee's curriculum vitae (with date of birth, if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nomination is for the Oswald Avery Award) and bibliography.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Send Nomination Packets to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      IDSA Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Arlington, VA 22209

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The nominations will be reviewed by the Society Awards Committee or the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      State and Regional Societies Board, and a recommendation for each award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be made to the IDSA Board of Directors for approval. IDSA members
                                                                                                                             The Mentor Award recognizes individuals who have served as exemplary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      or fellows who are currently serving on the IDSA Board of Directors are
                                                                                                                             mentors. This award is presented to an IDSA member or fellow who has been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      not eligible to be nominated for Society Awards. Nominators must be IDSA
                                                                                                                             exceptional in guiding the professional growth of infectious diseases
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      members or fellows.
                                                                                                                             professionals. Nominees may work in any field of infectious diseases; be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Each nomination packet should include letters (3 maximum) of nomination
   April 1, 2010   Physician/Researcher   Infectious Disease   Infectious Disease Society of America     Mentor Award        involved in patient care, education, or research; and be in private practice,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the describe, with examples, how the candidate meets the requirements for
                                                                                                                             academia, or public health. Nominees may mentor medical students, doctoral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the award and the nominee's curriculum vitae (with date of birth, if
                                                                                                                             and post-doctoral students, residents, fellows, or those early in their professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nomination is for the Oswald Avery Award) and bibliography.
                                                                                                                             careers. Current trainees of a nominee are not eligible to write nomination letters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Send Nomination Packets to:
                                                                                                                             for the Mentor Award.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      IDSA Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Arlington, VA 22209
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The award recipient will be reimbursed for Annual Meeting travel expenses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to include coach airfare and one night lodging. The nominations will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      reviewed by the Society Awards Committee or the State and Regional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Societies Board, and a recommendation for each award will be made to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      IDSA Board of Directors for approval. IDSA members or fellows who are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      currently serving on the IDSA Board of Directors are not eligible to be
                                                                                                                            The Society Citation is a discretionary award given in recognition of exemplary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nominated for Society Awards. Nominators must be IDSA members or
                                                                                                                            contribution to IDSA, an outstanding discovery in the field of infectious diseases,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fellows.
   April 1, 2010   Physician/Researcher   Infectious Disease   Infectious Disease Society of America   The Society Citation or a lifetime of outstanding achievement in a given area—either in research,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Each nomination packet should include letters (3 maximum) of nomination
                                                                                                                            clinical investigation, or clinical practice. Occasionally, this Citation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the describe, with examples, how the candidate meets the requirements for
                                                                                                                            acknowledges milestone infectious diseases events or activities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the award and the nominee's curriculum vitae (with date of birth, if
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nomination is for the Oswald Avery Award) and bibliography.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Send Nomination Packets to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      IDSA Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Arlington, VA 22209
                                                                                                                             Named to honor the memory of Dr. Chatrchai Watanakunakorn, this award is                                 The nominations will be reviewed by the Society Awards Committee or the
                                                                                                                             given annually by the IDSA Education and Research Foundation to an IDSA                                  State and Regional Societies Board, and a recommendation for each award
                                                                                                                             member or fellow in recognition of outstanding achievement in the clinical                               will be made to the IDSA Board of Directors for approval. IDSA members
                                                                                                                             practice of infectious diseases. The recipient must be in clinical practice, spend                       or fellows who are currently serving on the IDSA Board of Directors are
                                                                                                                             at least 75 percent of his or her time in direct patient care, and exhibit excellence                    not eligible to be nominated for Society Awards. Nominators must be IDSA
                                                                                                                             in one or more of the following areas:                                                                   members or fellows.
                                                                                                        Watanakunakorn       -clinical care                                                                                           Each nomination packet should include letters (3 maximum) of nomination
   April 1, 2010   Physician/Researcher   Infectious Disease   Infectious Disease Society of America                         -clinical research
                                                                                                        Clinician Award                                                                                                               the describe, with examples, how the candidate meets the requirements for
                                                                                                                             -patient or community education                                                                          the award and the nominee's curriculum vitae (with date of birth, if
                                                                                                                             -compassion                                                                                              nomination is for the Oswald Avery Award) and bibliography.
                                                                                                                             -patient advocacy                                                                                        Send Nomination Packets to:
                                                                                                                             -general community service and service to a national or state infectious diseases                        IDSA Awards
                                                                                                                             society                                                                                                  1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
                                                                                                                             -local recognition in medical journals, newspapers, or magazines will also be                            Arlington, VA 22209
                                                                                                                             taken into consideration
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Award/Conferen
     Due Date           Profession         Specialty                Awarding Organization                     Award Name                                      Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                      Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nomination should include an explanation as to why this individual should
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        be recognized, such as:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Examples of outstanding performance in teaching through work in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        classroom/clinic or through development of effective teaching methods
                                                                                                           Ward Burdick Award                                                                                                           and/or instructional materials.
                                                                                                            for Distinguished   Fellow members who have made a significant contribution to pathology through                            2. Examples of whether personal and professional development of the
   April 2, 2010         Physician         Pathology        American Society of Clinical Pathology                                                                                                                     October 2010
                                                                                                            Service to Clinical sustained service to the profession and the ASCP are honored with this award.                           student is a high priority of the nominee.
                                                                                                                Pathology                                                                                                               3. Demonstrated professionalism and service as a role model and mentor to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        his/her students and peers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Additional letters of support from a pathologist, laboratory administrator or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        manager, immediate supervisor, student, graduate, faculty member, or peer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are strongly encouraged, but not necessary.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nomination should include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Two letters of support for the nominee. The letters should include
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        information such as:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a. Examples of the nominee’s outstanding commitment to the profession
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        through contributions to the
                                                                                                                                 This award serves to recognize those distinguished members who have made                               advancement of the profession.
                                                                                                                                 significant contributions to the field of pathology and laboratory medicine and to                     b. Demonstrated participation in leadership roles and support of the ASCP
   April 2, 2010    Physician/Researcher   Pathology        American Society of Clinical Pathology          ASCP Mastership                                                                                            October 2010
                                                                                                                                 the ASCP. Eligibility is based on years of ASCP membership, significant career                         mission.
                                                                                                                                 accomplishments, and contributions to the Society and to the profession.                               c. Instances where the nominee has been a source of inspiration to those
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        with whom he/she has interrelated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and how his/her activities have benefited the community at large.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Nominee’s curriculum vitae
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The nominee must have been a Fellow or Member in good standing for at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        least 10 years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nomination should include an explanation as to why this individual should
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        be recognized, such as:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Examples of outstanding performance in teaching through work in the
                                                                                                                               Researchers who made a significant contribution to molecular pathology,                                  classroom/clinic or through development of effective teaching methods
                                                                                                                               immunohematology, and immunopathology are given this award. The award                                    and/or instructional materials.
                                                                                                           Philip Levine Award
                                                                                                                               honors the late Philip Levine, MD, who made many distinguished contributions                             2. Examples of whether personal and professional development of the
   April 2, 2010        Researcher         Pathology        American Society of Clinical Pathology           for Outstanding                                                                                           October 2010
                                                                                                                               to clinical medicine, including determining the etiology of Rh hemolytic disease                         student is a high priority of the nominee.
                                                                                                                 Research
                                                                                                                               of newborns. Levine was director of Ortho Diagnostic Systems, Inc., co-sponsor                           3. Demonstrated professionalism and service as a role model and mentor to
                                                                                                                               of the award.                                                                                            his/her students and peers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Additional letters of support from a pathologist, laboratory administrator or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        manager, immediate supervisor, student, graduate, faculty member, or peer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are strongly encouraged, but not necessary.
                                                                                                                                The goal of the Psychiatric Services Achievement Awards is to recognize and                             Two Gold Achievement Award winners will be selected—one from
                                                                                                                                publicize national models of creative service delivery. The awards have been                            academically or institutionally sponsored programs and one from
                                                                                                                                presented since 1949 to innovative programs that deliver services to the mentally                       community-based programs. These winners will each receive $10,000.
                                                                                                           Psychiatric Services                                                                                                         Second- and third-place winners will receive awards of $7,500 and $5,000,
   April 6, 2010         Physician         Psychiatry          American Psychiatric Association                                 ill or disabled, have overcome obstacles, and can serve as models for other             May 1, 2010
                                                                                                           Achievement Awards                                                                                                           respectively. Awards will be presented at the Institute on Psychiatric
                                                                                                                                programs. Programs can be based in a school, a clinic, a hospital, or the
                                                                                                                                community itself, and can provide unique human resource development,                                    Services, which will be held in October in New York, NY. Funds for the
                                                                                                                                prevention, or administrative models that improve clinical care.                                        2009 competition have been provided by Pfizer Inc. For questions, please
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        call 703-907-8592.
                                                                                                                          The Award of Excellence may be conferred annually by the ASHP Board of
                                                                                                                          Directors to one or more persons in recognition of their direct or indirect                                   Nomination must be submitted by a ASHP Member. Nominations may be
                                                                                                                          contributions to specific aspects of nationally visible excellence in health-system                           made via hard-copy mail or electronically. Nominations should be sent to:
                                                                                                                          pharmacy practice. Pharmacists and non-pharmacists, regardless of practice                                    The Executive Vice President and CEO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ASHP
   April 29, 2010        Physician         Pharmacy     American Society of Health System Pharmacists Award of Excellence area or ASHP-membership status, are eligible. There is no limit to the number
                                                                                                                          of awards that may be made annually. The award is intended to recognize an                                    7272 Wisconsin Avenue
                                                                                                                          individual or group of individuals for a recent singular, nationally significant                              Bethesda, Maryland 20814
                                                                                                                          achievement or contribution rather than for career-long contributions. ASHP
                                                                                                                          members are invited, annually, to suggest nominees in writing with                                            or email to devp@ashp.org
                                                                                                                          substantiating evidence.
                                                                                                                          The AMA-YPS represents those physicians under 40 years of age or within the
                                                                                                                          first eight (8) years of professional practice after residency and fellowship                                 Entry form includes project description, rationale, and letters of support.
                                                                                                      Community Service training. The awards will underscore to the Federation and the community the                                    Applications may be submitted by mail (American Medical Association
   April 30, 2010        Physician            All              American Medical Association
                                                                                                           Awards         significant accomplishments attained by young physicians who give of                                          Department of Young Physician Services, 515 N. State St.,
                                                                                                                          themselves to advance the well-being of others. Nominees must be AMA                                          Chicago, IL 60610), Fax (312-464-5845) or email (yps@ama-assn.org)
                                                                                                                          Members.
                                                                                                                                 The Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research was established
                                                                                                                                 to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions in clinical
                                                                                                                                 investigations that have advanced the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of
                                                                                                             Norton M. Ross                                                                                                             Individuals interested in additional information concerning the award can
     May 2010             Dentist          Research              American Dental Association                                     craniofacial-oral-dental diseases as well as outstanding research endeavors in
                                                                                                                 Award                                                                                                                  contact: Ms. Carol Balabanow at 312-440-2767 or balabanowc@ada.org.
                                                                                                                                 other areas. This program is made possible by the American Dental Association
                                                                                                                                 through the ADA Foundation with the generous support of Johnson & Johnson
                                                                                                                                 Healthcare Products.
                                                                                                            Modern Healthcare                                                                                                           After online submission, readers of the magazine can vote for all names
     May 2010            Physician            All                Modern Healthcare Magazine                 100 Most Powerful No information available                                                                 August 1, 2010   submitted. Based on the amount of votes, this will determine who will make
                                                                                                           People in Healthcare                                                                                                         up the 100 awardees.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Award/Conferen
    Due Date           Profession               Specialty                     Awarding Organization                     Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                     Submission Details
                                                                                                                     Trauma Psychology:
                                                                                                                                            This award recognizes distinguished contributions to psychological practice. It                      To nominate a colleague for one of these awards please submit
                                                                                                                    Award for Outstanding
                                                                                                                                            may be given for the development of a highly effective intervention, for                             electronically a copy of the nominee's CV with a nominating letter
   May 15, 2010    Physician/Researcher    Trauma Psychology            American Psychological Association             Contributions to                                                                                         August 6-9, 2009
                                                                                                                                            contributions to practice theory, or for a sustained body of work in the field of                    describing the candidate's suitability to the Awards Chair. Self-nominations
                                                                                                                     Practice in Trauma
                                                                                                                                            trauma psychology practice.                                                                          are accepted.
                                                                                                                         Psychology

                                                                                                                     Trauma Psychology:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   To nominate a colleague for one of these awards please submit
                                                                                                                    Award for Outstanding This award recognizes distinguished contributions to scientific research. It may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   electronically a copy of the nominee's CV with a nominating letter
   May 15, 2010    Physician/Researcher    Trauma Psychology            American Psychological Association           Contributions to the be given in recognition of a particular discovery or for a sustained body of          August 6-9, 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   describing the candidate's suitability to the Awards Chair. Self-nominations
                                                                                                                      Science of Trauma research and scholarship.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   are accepted.
                                                                                                                         Psychology

                                                                                                                     Trauma Psychology:                                                                                                            To nominate a colleague for one of these awards please submit
                                                                                                                    Award for Outstanding This award recognizes sustained contributions of leadership in the field of                              electronically a copy of the nominee's CV with a nominating letter
   May 15, 2010         Physician          Trauma Psychology            American Psychological Association                                                                                                                      August 6-9, 2009
                                                                                                                    Service to the Field of trauma psychology                                                                                      describing the candidate's suitability to the Awards Chair. Self-nominations
                                                                                                                     Trauma Psychology                                                                                                             are accepted.

                                                                                                                     Trauma Psychology:
                                                                                                                    Award for Outstanding This award recognizes the most outstanding dissertation defending in the prior                         To nominate a dissertation please send a copy of the candidate's CV, a copy
   May 15, 2010    Physician/Researcher    Trauma Psychology            American Psychological Association            Dissertation in the academic year on a topic in the field of trauma psychology. Quantitative              August 6-9, 2009 of the dissertation, and a copy of a publication derived from the dissertation
                                                                                                                       Field of Trauma    qualitative and theoretical dissertations are all welcome.                                             to the Awards Chair. Nominations are due by June 15th
                                                                                                                         Psychology

                                                                                                                                            Gaspar W. Anastasi Awards will be given to the two best paper presentations
                                                                                                                                            presented at the Residents and Fellows Forum. The Forum is open to all plastic
                                                                                                                                            surgeons in training, including junior and senior residents, and fellows. The
                                                                                                                                            focus of the Residents & Fellows Forum is surgical techniques and aesthetic
                                          Plastic/Reconstructive                                                     Gaspar W. Anastasi
   May 15, 2010         Physician                                  American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery                           practice management geared to the interest and needs of plastic surgeons in
                                                  Surgery                                                                 Awards
                                                                                                                                            training. Topics include practice management and types, legal issues, marketing,
                                                                                                                                            advertising, ethics and a hands-on filler demonstration. The winners will have
                                                                                                                                            the opportunity to present their paper to the full Scientific Session of the
                                                                                                                                            ASAPS/ASERF Annual Meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   To Submit Nominations
                                                                                                                                       1. Nominees may be members or non-members of ASCP                                                             * By May 31st, submit a written nomination with a narrative
                                                                                                                                       2. Nominees will have made a significant contribution to consultant or senior                               endorsement describing the qualifications of the candidate
                                                                                                                                       care pharmacy through one or more of the following means:                                                     * Include a curriculum vitae of the nominee
                                                                                                                                          -sustained and exemplary performance as a professional consultant pharmacist                               * Send to:
                                                                                                                                          -a significant addition to the literature                                                                      George F. Archambault Award Selection Committee
   May 31, 2010         Physician               Pharmacy            American Society of Consultant Pharmacists       Archambault Award    -the development of an outstanding project; or                                                                 c/o Heather Henson, Leadership Coordinator
                                                                                                                                          -progress in the development of federal or state legislation or regulations.                                   American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
                                                                                                                                       Nominations are solicited each year. All members may nominate and                                                 1321 Duke Street
                                                                                                                                       nominations must be made in writing, and should include the curriculum vitae of                                   Alexandria, VA 22314
                                                                                                                                       the nominee, along with a narrative endorsement describing the qualifications of                                  Phone: 703-739-1300, ext. 147
                                                                                                                                       the candidate.                                                                                                    Fax: 703-739-1321
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         HHenson@ascp.com
                                                                                                                                            Major General William Crawford Gorgas, MC USA, played a major role in the
                                                                                                                                            construction of the Panama Canal. Without his knowledge of yellow fever and
                                                                                                                                            his efforts to control the mosquito populations, the Panama Canal might not have
   June 30, 2010        Physician           Health Prevention                        AMSUS                              Gorgas Medal        been constructed. The Gorgas Medal, in his honor, was established in 1942. The ############## Only online submissions will be accepted. Early deadline in April.
                                                                                                                                            award is given to an individual for distinguished work in preventive medicine,
                                                                                                                                            clinical application, education or research. All nominees must be AMSUS
                                                                                                                                            members or eligible for membership.

                                                                                                                                             The Joel M. Dalrymple Award is given to an individual who has made a
                                                                                                                                            significant contribution in the development of modern biological defense medical
                                                                                                                                            countermeasures. Development and identification of emerging technologies may
                                                                                                                      Joel M. Dalrymple
   June 30, 2010        Physician           Health Prevention                        AMSUS                                                  occur during any phase of medical product development from inception through ############## Only online submissions will be accepted. Early deadline in April.
                                                                                                                            Award
                                                                                                                                            licensure. Recognition may include the full range of technologies on how new
                                                                                                                                            products are manufactured, formulated and administered. Nominees must be an
                                                                                                                                            AMSUS member or eligible for membership.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Award/Conferen
    Due Date           Profession            Specialty         Awarding Organization      Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                  Submission Details

                                                                                                              OBJECTIVES: (1) To recognize sustained excellence in the provision of
                                                                                                              pharmaceutical care; and (2) To grant recognition and promote awareness of
                                                                                                              Federal pharmacists who distinguish themselves in the provision of
                                                                                                              pharmaceutical care.
                                                                                                              1. Demonstrated impact on patient outcomes through the provision of
                                                                                                              pharmaceutical care.
                                                                                                              2. Demonstrated ability to affect the appropriate, effective, safe and cost-
                                                                                        AMSUS Award for
                                                                                                              effective use of drugs within the institution where the individual practices.
   June 30, 2010       Physician             Pharmacy                AMSUS             Excellence in Clinical                                                                                      ############## Only online submissions will be accepted. Early deadline in April.
                                                                                                              3. Demonstrated ability to educate patients, students, healthcare practitioners and
                                                                                        Pharmacy Practice
                                                                                                              administrators on the appropriate, effective, safe, and cost-effective use of drugs.
                                                                                                              4. Demonstrated ability to assess current medical, pharmaceutical and economic
                                                                                                              literature in providing recommendations for drug use within/out Federal
                                                                                                              institutions.
                                                                                                              5. Demonstrated contribution to the knowledge of pharmaceutical care through
                                                                                                              presentations, publication, or research.
                                                                                                              All nominees must be AMSUS members or eligible for membership.

                                                                                                           The John D. Chase Award for Physician Executive Excellence is presented to a
                                                                                                           physician who has exhibited sustained outstanding performance and leadership
                                                                                                           in an executive position. The award is presented to a physician in the Army,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         The 2009 Awards Program is mailed to all AMSUS member with the April
                                                                                                           Navy, Air Force, U.S. Public Health Service, or Department of Veterans Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                         issue of Military Medicine.
                                                                                                           to recognize contributions and exemplary accomplishments in Federal healthcare
                                                                                                                                                                                                         The awards program will open this year 20 April.
                                                                                                           management.
   June 30, 2010       Physician         Military Leadership         AMSUS             John D. Chase Award                                                                                ############## Only online submissions will be accepted.
                                                                                                           Criteria: Nomination Submission, include a narrative outlining the nominees:
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Individuals chosen to receive awards will be notified by the first week of
                                                                                                             1. Sustained excellence in an executive leadership role.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         September.
                                                                                                             2. Demonstrated contributions and dedication in helping accomplish the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Early deadline in April.
                                                                                                           mission of the health agency.
                                                                                                           Nominees must be AMSUS members or eligible for membership. A plaque and
                                                                                                           a monetary award are presented.

                                                                                                               Qualifications: Any professional nurse whose current duty assignment is in
                                                                                                              clinical practice in the Federal Nursing Services is eligible to compete for this
                                                                                                              award. No person shall be eligible for a second award. All nominees must be
                                                                                                              AMSUS members or eligible for membership.
                                                                                                              The recipient should be one who:
                                                                                         Clinical Nursing     1. Evidences resourcefulness and dedication in helping to accomplish the
   June 30, 2010         Nurse            Military/Federal           AMSUS                                                                                                                        ############## Submissions accepted online. Early deadline in April.
                                                                                        Excellence Award      mission of the Federal Health Agency;
                                                                                                              2. Demonstrates professional and technical skills and competence raising the
                                                                                                              quality of nursing;
                                                                                                              3. Shows evidence of exceptional ability to apply nursing standards of practice;
                                                                                                              4. Remains involved in continuing education as a participant, organizer, or
                                                                                                              sponsor;

                                                                                                               Criteria for the Physician Assistant Award: The individual must be certified and
                                                                                                              must be actively employed as a practicing physician assistant. Recommendations
                                                                                                              should include: Job knowledge and performance; professional bearing;
                                                                                        Physician Assistant
   June 30, 2010   Physician Assistant          All                  AMSUS                                    professional accomplishments; participation in civic activities; outstanding      ############## Submissions accepted online. Early deadline in April.
                                                                                              Award
                                                                                                              achievements; and other significant contributions to the physician assistant
                                                                                                              profession. The individual nominated should be a member of AMSUS or eligible
                                                                                                              for membership.
                                                                                                              Established in 1971, this award honors the late Captain Carl A. Schlack, DC,
                                                                                                              USN Retired, whose accomplishments initiated and firmly established dental
                                                                                                              research in the Navy. As an educator and researcher, his contributions
                                                                                         Carl A. Schlack      significantly enhanced the stature of the dental profession.
   June 30, 2010        Dentist          Health Prevention           AMSUS                                    Nominations are encouraged for a Federal dentist of one of the five Federal         ############## Only online submissions will be accepted. Early deadline in April.
                                                                                             Award
                                                                                                              Medical Services for outstanding contributions in dental education or dental
                                                                                                              research. All nominees must be AMSUS members or eligible for membership.
                                                                                                              A plaque and photograph are presented to the recipient by his or her Federal
                                                                                                              Medical Chief.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Award/Conferen
    Due Date          Profession       Specialty                    Awarding Organization                     Award Name                                 Award Topic/Criteria                                    ce Date                               Submission Details
                                                                                                                          Established in 1992, the Paul F. Truran, Jr., Medical Materiel and Logistics
                                                                                                                          Management Award honors the individual who made significant contributions to
                                                                                                                          the medical materiel managers and medical logisticians in the Navy. Captain
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the
                                                                                                                          Truran served distinguishably in the field of medical logistics from all levels—
                                                                                                                          ground forces of the Marine Corps, Naval clinics and hospitals, the offices of the
                                                                                                     Paul F. Truran, Jr., Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and the Chief of Naval Operations level
                                                                                                    Medical Materiel and dealing with major policy issues, and finally as the leader of the Navy’ medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                 s
   June 30, 2010         All            Military                         AMSUS                                                                                                                               ############## Only online submissions will be accepted. Early deadline in April.
                                                                                                    Logistics Management logistics field office.
                                                                                                            Award         The award is to be presented to a Medical Service Corps officer of the Army,
                                                                                                                          Navy, or Air Force, or equivalent employee of the Department of Veterans
                                                                                                                          Affairs or U.S. Public Health Service holding the grade of O-5 and higher, or
                                                                                                                          civilian equivalent, for outstanding accomplishments in the field of medical
                                                                                                                          logistics and the advancement of medical materiel management of the
                                                                                                                          Department of Defense.
                                                                                                                          This award gives extensive recognition to an Academy Fellow (FAAMA) for
                                                                                                                          his/her overall career in healthcare that encompasses dedication to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eligibility Requirements:
                                                                                                                          profession, community, and improvement of healthcare processes for a major
                                                                                                     AAMA Healthcare                                                                                                        -AAMA Fellow in good standing
                                                                                                                          part of his/her career. Candidates must also have contributed to the Academy in
   June 1, 2010       Leadership           All           American Academy of Medical Administrators Executive of the Year                                                                                                   -Contributed to the Academy in a leadership capacity
                                                                                                                          a leadership capacity. Selection made by AAMA Awards Committee.
                                                                                                            Award                                                                                                           -Minimum of 20 years experience in the healthcare field.
                                                                                                                          Candidates must demonstrate distinctive contributions to both their organization
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            -Current executive level position in the healthcare field Career
                                                                                                                          and the healthcare field as a whole that provided an environment for delivering
                                                                                                                          the maximum level of quality care with dignity and human concern.

                                                                                                                                 This award recognizes outstanding contributions and achievements in healthcare                       From nominations submitted by Federal Sector members, the Federal
                                                                                                                                 management.                                                                                          Council will select a candidate from each service. From that elite group, one
                                                                                                                                 Selection Criteria:                                                                                  winner will be selected. Nominations must include:
                                                                                                                                 -A minimum of four years employment in the Federal Health System                                     1) a letter (not to exceed one page) highlighting the candidate's leadership
                                                                                                             YC Parris Young
                                                                                                                                 -Accomplishments directly or indirectly having a beneficial influence on the                         abilities, overall capabilities, communications skills, customer service and
   June 1, 2010       Leadership   Federal Health Care   American Academy of Medical Administrators         Federal Healthcare
                                                                                                                                 healthcare management profession                                                                     innovation/creativity and
                                                                                                             Executive Award
                                                                                                                                 -Achievements beyond those inherent to his/her formal employment.                                    2) One endorsement or letter of support (not to exceed one page) from the
                                                                                                                                 -AAMA member                                                                                         candidate's immediate supervisor or one reference from the service
                                                                                                                                 -Have not reached his/her 40th birthday before December 31 in the year the                           representative.
                                                                                                                                 award is granted                                                                                     Send nominations to the appropriate Federal Sector Service Representative.

                                                                                                                                 Nominee sponsors must be either an Academy fellow in good standing or a
                                                                                                                                 candidate member eligible for fellowship or an orthopedic resident who has
                                                                                                                                 directly and professionally benefited from the activities of the nominee.                            Nomination Process
                                                                                                                                 Nominees:                                                                                            -Register the nominee by providing contact information for the nominee and
                                                                                                                                 -Must be an AAOS fellow in good standing or a candidate member eligible for                          for yourself. This process should take less than two minutes and will
                                                                                                                                 fellowship.                                                                                          provide you with a link to a printer-friendly Nomination Form.
                                                                                                              William Tipton     -Agree to attend, at his/her expense, the 2011 AAOS Annual Meeting in New                            -Complete and submit the Nomination Form for receipt by OREF no later
   June 12, 2010       Leader         Orthopedics         American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons                                                                                                                    March 11, 2010
                                                                                                             Leadership Ward     Orleans to accept the award.                                                                         than June 2010.
                                                                                                                                 -Agree to furnish these supporting materials no later than June 2010:                                -Consult the Nominee as to who you should invite to offer up to 3 letters of
                                                                                                                                         o A biographical sketch incorporating those leadership traits and                            recommendation.
                                                                                                                                 accomplishments that are consistent with the requisite Leadership Qualities —                        -See that all supporting materials are submitted and received by OREF no
                                                                                                                                 this is preferred to a curriculum vitae.                                                             later than June 2010.
                                                                                                                                         o A photograph suitable for publicity purposes, preferably in color and
                                                                                                                                 digital format, 300 dpi +/- 20%. Any photoprint(s) or slide(s) will be returned.

                                                                                                                                 The ACNP Community Service Award is presented to a nurse practitioner in
                                                                                                                                 recognition of outstanding service to the community. This award will be
                                                                                                                                 presented annually to a nurse practitioner who contributes significantly through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Group or individual nominating a candidate must submit a completed
                                                                                                                                 volunteer efforts in the community; including but not limited to local or state
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      "Nomination Form" to the ACNP with a biographical sketch; a curriculum
                                                                                                                                 health care, educational, political, nursing or nurse practitioner organizations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      vitae; and an essay, (1000 words or less) describing the community service
                                                                                                           Community Service     Criteria:
   July 12, 2010        Nurse      Nurse Practitioner       American College of Nurse Practitioners                                                                                                                                   in which the nominee was involved. Two letters of support must accompany
                                                                                                               Award               1. Nominee must have been an Individual Member of the ACNP for three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the nomination: one from the community agency or group which benefited
                                                                                                                                 consecutive years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      from the nominee's work; and one from the nurse practitioner or
                                                                                                                                   2.Community service activity cannot be associated with or part of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      organization who nominated the candidate.
                                                                                                                                 candidate’s current employment.
                                                                                                                                   3.The candidate must be nominated by an Individual, Group, State or National
                                                                                                                                 Affiliate member of the ACNP.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Award/Conferen
    Due Date          Profession          Specialty                   Awarding Organization                Award Name                                        Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                   Submission Details

                                                                                                                                The individual is an NP, nurse or lay person who has demonstrated extraordinary
                                                                                                                                belief in NPs and efforts to improve the image and visibility of NPs through
                                                                                                                                contributions in one or more of the following areas:
                                                                                                                                  1. Develops a coalition of NPs and/or a multi-disciplinary coalition, including
                                                                                                                                consumers, to work together to solve health problems affecting a particular
                                                                                                                                patient population or community.                                                                     Any ACNP member may submit a nomination of 250 words or less
                                    Nurse Practitioner/Non-                                              Sharp Cutting Edge       2. Directed an innovative resolution to a long-standing onerous issue for NPs.                     detailing the reasons for nominating the candidate for this award along with
   July 12, 2010        Nurse                                 American College of Nurse Practitioners
                                      Nurse Practitioner                                                       Award              3. Utilizes innovative technologies to benefit patient care and/or NP practice.                    the nominee's curriculum vitae, and two (2) letters of recommendation to
                                                                                                                                  4. Provided exemplary service to ACNP.                                                             the ACNP Washington Office.
                                                                                                                                  5. Implements research for the future benefit of patients, NP colleagues or the
                                                                                                                                community.
                                                                                                                                  6. Provision of exemplary patient care.
                                                                                                                                  7. Published outstanding work on behalf of NPs.
                                                                                                                                  8. Other exemplary work.

                                                                                                                                The ACP presents 18 awards and a number of Masterships each year. Awards
                                                                                                         ACP Awards and         are presented for a variety of outstanding accomplishments, including: the                           For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                           Masterships:         Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator, the                                a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
   July 1, 2010       Physician              All                  American College of Physicians          Nominate Your         Oscar E. Edwards Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service.                              questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                        Heroes, Mentors, and    Mastership in the American College of Physicians is bestowed upon select                             Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                            Colleagues          Fellows in recognition of exceedingly stellar career accomplishments and service                     direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                                to the College.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                           John Phillips        This award is bestowed for outstanding work in clinical medicine.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                        Memorial Award for      Clinical medicine shall be interpreted to include all phases of clinical
   July 1, 2010       Physician         Clinical Care             American College of Physicians                                                                                                                                     questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                        Outstanding Work in     research or practice of medicine. The recipient shall hold an MD or its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                         Clinical Medicine      equivalent medical degree.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                          James D. Bruce                                                                                                             For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                        Memorial Award for This award is bestowed for distinguished contributions in preventive                                      a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
   July 1, 2010          All          Health Prevention           American College of Physicians           Distinguished      medicine. Preventive medicine shall be interpreted to include any                                      questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                          Contributions in    subject bearing on the prevention of disease.                                                          Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                        Preventive Medicine                                                                                                          direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                              This award is bestowed for outstanding service to the American
                                                                                                           Alfred Stengel     College of Physicians.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                        Memorial Award for The recipient shall be a newly elected or previously elected Master of
                                                                                                                              the ACP, preferably one who has served as an Officer, Regent, or                                       a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                            Outstanding
   July 1, 2010       Physician            Service                American College of Physicians                              Governor and who has completed official service. The selection shall                                   questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                           Service to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                        American College of be based upon unusual loyalty and exceptional contributions to the
                                                                                                             Physicians       aims and purposes of the College, as well as the recipient’s outstanding                               direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                              influence in maintaining and advancing the best standards of medical
                                                                                                                              education, medical practice, and clinical research.
                                                                                                                              This award is bestowed for outstanding work in science as related to
                                                                                                        American College of                                                                                                          For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                                              medicine. Scientists of any country and in any field, whether nonclinical
                                                                                                        Physicians Award for                                                                                                         a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                                              or clinical, biochemical, biological, physical, or social, shall
   July 1, 2010          All              Research                American College of Physicians        Outstanding Work in                                                                                                          questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                                              be eligible for this award. An MD shall not be required. A major
                                                                                                        Science as Related to                                                                                                        Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                              consideration in selecting the awardee will be an outstanding
                                                                                                              Medicine                                                                                                               direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                              contribution to medicine made by the candidate.
                                                                                                        Edward R. Loveland                                                                                                           For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                                                This award is bestowed to a layperson or lay organization for a
                                                                                                        Memorial Award for a                                                                                                         a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                                                distinguished contribution in the health field. The recipient or
   July 1, 2010     Non-physician          Service                American College of Physicians           Distinguished                                                                                                             questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                                                recipients should preferably, but not necessarily, be from the
                                                                                                         Contribution in the                                                                                                         Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                                geographical area of the site of ACP’s Annual Meeting.
                                                                                                           Health Field                                                                                                              direct at 215-351-2714.

                                                                                                        William C. Menninger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                        Memorial Award for      This award is bestowed for distinguished contributions to the science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                            Distinguished       of mental health and has been supported by the Menninger Foundation.
   July 1, 2010          All        Mental Health Research        American College of Physicians                                                                                                                                     questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                         Contributions to the   The awardee is required to give a lecture at ACP’s annual meeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                          Science of Mental     following his or her election.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                               Health

                                                                                                                              The award is bestowed upon a Fellow or Master of the College who has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                                              demonstrated the ennobling qualities of a great teacher as judged by the
                                                                                                          Jane F. Desforges                                                                                                          a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                                              acclaim and accomplishments of former students who have been inspired
   July 1, 2010       Physician            Teacher                American College of Physicians        Distinguished Teacher                                                                                                        questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                                              and have achieved positions of leadership in the field of medical
                                                                                                               Award                                                                                                                 Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                              education, primarily as teachers. If the awardee has not previously been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                              elected to Mastership, he or she will be awarded Mastership when elected.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Award/Conferen
    Due Date           Profession              Specialty           Awarding Organization             Award Name                                         Award Topic/Criteria                                    ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                  Richard and Hinda        The first award is given ―to that physician–scientist, clinician, or                               For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                  Rosenthal Awards         scientific group whose recent innovative work is making a notable                                  a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                  Physician, Clinician or
   July 1, 2010                                    All          American College of Physicians          from               contribution to improve clinical care in the field of internal medicine.‖                          questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                         Scientist
                                                                                                 The Rosenthal Family      Oncology is not included, as The Rosenthal Family Foundation                                       Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                   Foundation: R1          sponsors an award in that field.                                                                   direct at 215-351-2714.

                                                                                                                           The second award is given ―to that individual or organization whose
                                                                                                  Richard and Hinda        recent original approach in the delivery of health care or in the design                           For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                  Rosenthal Awards         of facilities for its delivery will increase its clinical and/or economic                          a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
   July 1, 2010            All                Clinical Care     American College of Physicians          from               effectiveness.‖ The Foundation is especially interested in giving consideration                    questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                 The Rosenthal Family      to individuals or groups whose innovative designs of facilities                                    Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                   Foundation: R2          (such as hospitals, intensive care units, or clinics) improve clinical                             direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                           care or the economics of care.
                                                                                                   Ralph O. Claypoole
                                                                                                  Sr. Memorial Award       The award is given to an outstanding practitioner of internal medicine                             For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                            for            who has devoted his or her career to the care of patients. The practitioner                        a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
   July 1, 2010         Physician           Internal Medicine   American College of Physicians    Devotion of a Career     must be a clinician who is highly respected by his or her peers and                                questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                 in Internal Medicine to   colleagues for clinical skills and who has been a role model as a                                  Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                           the             member of a clinical faculty of a department of medicine.                                          direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                     Care of Patients
                                                                                                                       The award is given for outstanding contributions to humanism in
                                                                                                  Nicholas E. Davies   medicine and will be bestowed in recognition of scholarly activities in
                                                                                                   Memorial Scholar    history, literature, philosophy, and ethics.                                                           For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                      Award for        The recipient shall possess some of the characteristics for which                                      a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
   July 1, 2010            All                  Service         American College of Physicians   Scholarly Activities in
                                                                                                                       Dr. Davies was well known and respected: warmth, compassion,                                           questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                  the Humanities and   idealism, and energy. The recipient must have deep awareness of the                                    Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                       History of      importance of humane letters, particularly poetry and history, as one                                  direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                       Medicine        important avenue to the needs of the physician as he or she deals with
                                                                                                                       human issues in health, illness, and death.
                                                                                                                       The award is bestowed upon a Fellow of the College who has consistently
                                                                                                                       volunteered his or her services to teach medical students and
                                                                                                 Outstanding Volunteer residents. This individual should have demonstrated outstanding                                        For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                   Clinical Teacher    teaching prowess, displayed exemplary characteristics of care and                                      a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
   July 1, 2010         Physician               Teacher         American College of Physicians       Award of the      concern for individual patients at the bedside, and served as a role                                   questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                  American College of model and mentor. His or her qualities as a distinguished teacher should                                Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                       Physicians      have been recognized previously, for example, by teaching awards or                                    direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                       citations from the nominee’s institution, medical students or residents,
                                                                                                                       or the local ACP Chapter.

                                                                                                                      The Award is bestowed upon a current or former government official or a
                                                                                                                      physician acting in an official capacity (state or federal, executive or
                                                                                                                      legislative) who has provided outstanding public service toward improving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                   Joseph F. Boyle    the delivery of health care. This individual should have distinguished
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                               Government                                             Award for       himself or herself by accomplishments aligned with the ACP’s goals,
   July 1, 2010            All                                  American College of Physicians                                                                                                                                questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                               Leadership                                        Distinguished Public objectives, and advocacy efforts. Preference is given to nominees who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                       Service        have directly contributed to achieving ACP’s public policy objectives,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                      such as introducing or advocating legislative or regulatory changes that
                                                                                                                      are based on ACP policy and/or working collaboratively with the College
                                                                                                                      to achieve shared objectives.
                                                                                                                           The award is bestowed upon an ACP Medical Student Member,
                                                                                                   Oscar E. Edwards        Associate, Member, Fellow, or Master who has initiated or has been                                 For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                  Memorial Award for       involved in volunteer programs or has provided volunteer service                                   a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
   July 1, 2010         Physician           Volunteer Service   American College of Physicians       Volunteerism          post-training. The service must have been performed on a completely                                questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                    and Community          voluntary basis and not for the completion of training or position                                 Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                        Service            requirements. Volunteer work must have been done as a physician or                                 direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                           medical trainee and be medically related.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                                           The award is to be given to an American physician who has made a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                   Alvan R. Feinstein      major contribution to the science of patient care in activities that
   July 1, 2010         Physician             Clinical Care     American College of Physicians                                                                                                                                questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                   Memorial Award          Dr. Feinstein broadly defined as clinical epidemiology or clinimetrics,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                           involving the direct study of patients’ clinical conditions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                     The award recognizes outstanding achievement by a physician member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                                     who is within 16 years of graduating medical school and who is
                                                                                                  Walter J. McDonald                                                                                                          a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                                     not an ACP Medical Student Member or Associate. Nominees must
   July 1, 2010         Physician              Leadership       American College of Physicians     Award for Young                                                                                                            questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                                     meet these qualifications as of June 30th of each year considered.
                                                                                                      Physicians                                                                                                              Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                     Areas of achievement may include leadership; academics, including
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                     publishing, teaching, and mentoring; and volunteerism.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Award/Conferen
     Due Date          Profession           Specialty                  Awarding Organization                   Award Name                                          Award Topic/Criteria                                 ce Date                                   Submission Details
                                                                                                                                    The award recognizes an Associate member of the College who has
                                                                                                                                    demonstrated qualities that exemplify the College’s mission ―to                                    For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                                                    enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering                                  a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
    July 1, 2010        Physician           Leadership             American College of Physicians
                                                                                                              Joseph E. Johnson     excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine.‖ Nominees                              questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                              Leadership Award      may have outstanding achievements in any of a wide variety of areas,                               Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                                    including leadership, medical practice, research, teaching, publications,                          direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                                    advocacy, and volunteerism. For each year considered, nominees must
                                                                                                                                    be Associates as of June 30th of that year.
                                                                                                                                    The award recognizes                                                                               For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                             Herbert S. Waxman
                                                                                                                                    an ACP member who is an internal medicine interest group leader,                                   a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                            Award for Outstanding
    July 1, 2010        Physician        Internal Medicine         American College of Physicians                                   clinical clerkship director, program director, or faculty member (no higher                        questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                                  Medical
                                                                                                                                    than the level of an associate professor of medicine) who spends a                                 Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                              Student Educator
                                                                                                                                    significant amount of time teaching medical students.                                              direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                                    The award is given to an ACP member with outstanding accomplishments
                                                                                                                                    in advancing diversity in clinical medicine or research, or in                                     For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                            American College of
                                                                                                                                    access to care in relation to diverse populations. Activities must pertain                         a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                            Physicians Award for
    July 1, 2010        Physician            Diversity             American College of Physicians
                                                                                                            Diversity and Access    predominantly to work in the United States. ―Diverse populations‖                                  questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                                                    are understood to include: 1) economically or socially disadvantaged                               Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                   to Care
                                                                                                                                    patient populations, for example, minorities, immigrant groups, or the                             direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                                    homeless; and 2) groups underrepresented in the health care workforce.
                                                                                                                                    The award is given to a member of the American College of Physicians
                                                                                                                                    or to an organization that has made important health care delivery innovations                     For new nominations, five detailed supporting letters (no more, no less) and
                                                                                                              Samuel Eichold II
                                                                                                                                    for diabetic patients resulting in improved clinical or economic                                   a current curriculum vitae with full bibliography are required. For
                                                                                                             Memorial Award for
    July 1, 2010        Physician            Diabetes              American College of Physicians                                   outcomes; or a member of the ACP who has conducted research that                                   questions, please contact Meghann Williams, Coordinator, Awards-
                                                                                                               Contributions in
                                                                                                                                    significantly improves quality of care or clinical management of diabetes.                         Convocation and Diversity, at mewilliams@acponline.org, ext. 2714, or
                                                                                                                  Diabetes
                                                                                                                                    The Eichold Award is designed to honor Dr. Eichold and also recognize                              direct at 215-351-2714.
                                                                                                                                    Dr. Eichold’s high regard for the ACP Alabama Chapter.
                                                                                                                                    Circle of Excellence Criteria:
                                                                                                                                    * Relentlessly promotes patient-driven excellence
                                                                                                                                    * Models skilled communication, true collaboration, effective decision making
                                                                                                                                    and meaningful recognition                                                                       Nominees for a Circle of Excellence Award must be nominated by a
                                                                                                                                    * Transforms thinking, structures and processes to address challenges and                        colleague. Self-nominations will not be accepted. The nurse-to-nurse
                                                                                                             Circle of Excellence
  August 1, 2010          Nurse            Critical care     American Association of Critical-Care Nurses                           remove barriers to advance patient-driven excellence                             May 16-21, 2009 nomination process provides acute and critical care nurses an opportunity to
                                                                                                                   Awards
                                                                                                                                    * Furthers AACN's mission and key initiatives at influential forums                              participate in meaningful recognition of their peers and colleagues by
                                                                                                                                    * Enriches own and other organizations by influencing and mentoring others in                    nominating them for this prestigious national honor.
                                                                                                                                    achieving excellence
                                                                                                                                    * Achieves visible results that validate the impact of individual leadership
                                                                                                                                    contribution to organizational excellence.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You should provide:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         * Name, position, institution, professional address and e-mail,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       professional phone and fax, home address and home phone number of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       candidate;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         * name, position, institution, and professional address and phone of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nominator;
                                                                                                                                 The Award shall be given annually to scientists or engineers who, while working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         * a statement of the action or actions that form the basis for the
                                                                                                                                 in their fields, have also contributed substantially to public understanding of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nomination;
                                                                                                              AAAS Award for     science and technology. Types of activities to be considered include books,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         * the candidate's vita;
                                                             American Association for the Advancement of    Public Understanding magazines, and newspaper articles; broadcasting; lecturing; museum
  August 15, 2010   Scientist/Engineer       Research                                                                                                                                                                                    * the names of two supporting persons whom AAAS may contact for
                                                                               Science                         of Science and    presentation and exhibit design; and other public outreach activities, local,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       more information on the candidate and his/her/their contributions;
                                                                                                                 Technology      national, or international. Nominators are encouraged to identify candidates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         * and at least one representative sample which illustrates the nominee's
                                                                                                                                 whose contributions reach broad audiences that include women, minorities,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       contribution. Books, videotapes, brochures, magazine articles, or other
                                                                                                                                 disabled persons, and senior citizens.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       materials are appropriate. Please submit all information to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Public Understanding Awards Coordinator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Education & Human Resources Directorate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       American Association for the Advancement of Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1200 New York Avenue, NW Room 608
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Washington, DC 20005
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Award/Conferen
     Due Date               Profession             Specialty                    Awarding Organization                    Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                    Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nominations for the Awards for Young Investigators in Dermatology are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   accepted from either the chair of a dermatology department or the nominee's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   faculty advisor. Eligible candidates include individuals in accredited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   dermatology residency programs or those who have completed their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   residencies within the preceding two years (research must be completed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   during dermatology training).
                                                                                                                                             The AAD Awards for Young Investigators in Dermatology recognize                                       Candidates may be nominated through the online submission process.
                                                                                                                                             outstanding research by dermatologists-in-training in the United States and                           Before submitting nominee information, please have the following materials
                                                                                                                      Young Investigators
  August 31, 2010            Physician            Dermatology             American Academy of Dermatology                                    Canada and the educational institutions that support their efforts. The purpose of                    available to upload:
                                                                                                                           Award
                                                                                                                                             the award is to acknowledge research contributions that further the improvement                          * a two-page, narrative description of the nominee's research, including
                                                                                                                                             of diagnosis and therapeutics in the practice and science of dermatology.                             appropriate reference list
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      * a letter of recommendation from the nominee's department head or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   faculty advisor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      * a brief, one-page description of the residency program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      * applicant's abbreviated CV (not to exceed four pages)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   For further information, please call the Science and Research Department at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   847/330-1762 or e-mail wsmithbegolka@aad.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nominations are considered by the Committee based upon many factors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      * Originality, uniqueness and creativity;
                                                                                                                                             Established to memorialize Dr. Shils’ longtime service to the dental industry, the                       * Breadth of impact;
                                                                                                                                             Award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurial initiatives that educate the                                * Engagement of multiple constituencies in the dental community;
                                                                                                                                             community at large on the impact of oral health, or provide educational                                  * Expandability and renewability;
Information Available                                                                                                   Edward B. Shils      opportunities for those in the dental industry and profession.                                           * Reproducibility;
                              Dentist                 All                     American Dental Association
     August 2010                                                                                                           Award             Under the auspices of the Program Advisory Committee, nominees are sought                                * Demonstrated leadership;
                                                                                                                                             out from all sectors of the dental community; academic, business, clinical and                           * Inclusiveness and diversity; and
                                                                                                                                             local public health groups. Award winners are presented with a monetary prize                            * Synergistic effectiveness.
                                                                                                                                             to be given to the recipient organization of their choice.                                            Questions and nominations should be directed to Kim Craig via e-mail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   kim.craig@henryschein.com. The ADA Foundation provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   administrative support for the Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fund.
                                                                                                                                             The Paul G. Hearne Award is an annual award presented by AAPD as an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Applications may be submitted on paper (2009 AAPD Paul G. Hearne
                                                                                                                                             initiative to recognize and honor emerging leaders within the national cross-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Leadership Award, AAPD, 1629 K Street NW, Suite 503, Washington, DC
                                               Disability Care and                                                                           disability civil rights movement. Each year, AAPD selects up to two individuals
  October 1, 2010               All                                  American Association of People with Disabilities Paul G. Hearne Award                                                                                                         20006) via e-mail to aapdhearne@aol.com, by audiocassette, or by
                                                   Treatment                                                                                 whose work, life, and passion mirrors the life and legacy of Mr. Hearne. Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   videotape. For questions, please contact AAPD at 1-800-840-8844 or you
                                                                                                                                             recipients will each receive $10,000 to help them continue their progress as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   may email AAPD at aapdhearne@aol.com.
                                                                                                                                             leaders.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Participating organizations submit a comprehensive application about their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   program and undergo a rigorous review by an expert panel to assess four
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   key categories: Healthy People, Healthy Environment, Healthy Company,
                                                 Occupational/                                                        Corporate Health  Winning organizations demonstrate not only outstanding, comprehensive health,
                                                                         American College of Occupational and                                                                                                                                      and Management & Leadership. Organizations have the opportunity to
  October 1, 2010            Physician           Environmental                                                       Achievement Awards safety and environmental management programs but metrics that track changes                April 1, 2010
                                                                               Environmental Medicine                                                                                                                                              receive feedback on strengths and areas for improvement and gain
                                                   Medicine                                                               (CHAA)        over time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   recognition for best practices and model programs. At the conference, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   winners will highlight model practices from protecting and improving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   health and productivity of their workforces.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nomination should consist of:
                                                                                                                                           Given in memory of Alexander Sonnenwirth, Ph.D., this award recognizes a                                -Completed nomination form, with a description of the nominee's
                                                                                                                          BioMerieux
                                                                                                                                           distinguished microbiologist for the promotion of innovation in clinical                                innovation in clinical laboratory science, dedication to ASM, role as a
                                                                                                                      Sonnenwirth Award
  October 1, 2010       Physician/Researcher     Microbiology              American Society for Microbiology                               laboratory science, dedication to ASM, and the advancement of clinical                                  leader in the field of diagnostic microbiology, and the advancement of
                                                                                                                       for Leadership in
                                                                                                                                           microbiology as a profession. The nominee must be a microbiologist identified                           clinical microbiology as a profession.
                                                                                                                     Clinical Microbiology
                                                                                                                                           with clinical microbiology.                                                                             -Nominee's CV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Supporting nomination forms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nominations will be reconsidered annually so long as eligibility criteria are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   met and an updated curriculum vitae is submitted. Self-nominations and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted per nomination.
                                                                                                                                           Recognize and award excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The two supporters must be persons other than the nominator who are
                                                                                                                                           infectious diseases. The awards are presented in memory of Irving S. Sigal, who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   familiar with the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. Only one
                                                                                                                     Merck Irving S. Sigal was instrumental in the early discovery of therapies to treat HIV/AIDS. The
  October 1, 2010       Physician/Researcher     Microbiology              American Society for Microbiology                                                                                                                                       of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the
                                                                                                                      Memorial Awards nominee must be no more than five years beyond completion of postdoctoral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share
                                                                                                                                           research training in microbiology or infectious diseases at the time of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
                                                                                                                                           nomination deadline.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   awards@asmusa.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Nominating form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   -Supporting form
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                Award/Conferen
    Due Date          Profession    Specialty          Awarding Organization             Award Name                                      Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                   Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Nominations will be reconsidered annually so long as eligibility criteria are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 met and an updated curriculum vitae is submitted. Self-nominations and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted per nomination.
                                                                                                            ASM's oldest and most prestigious prize, it rewards fundamental research of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The two supporters must be persons other than the nominator who are
                                                                                                            unusual merit in microbiology or immunology by an individual on the threshold
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 familiar with the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. Only one
                                                                                                            of his or her career. The nominee's work is not judged by comparison with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the
                                                                                      Eli Lilly and Company research of more experienced scientists, and special consideration is given to
  October 1, 2010     Researcher   Microbiology   American Society for Microbiology                                                                                                                              nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share
                                                                                         Research Award     originality and independence of thought. The nominee must not have reached his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
                                                                                                            or her 45th birthday by April 30 of the year the award is given. The nominee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to
                                                                                                            must be working in the United States or Canada and be actively engaged in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 awards@asmusa.org
                                                                                                            line of research for which the award is to be made.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -Photocopy or scanned file of driver's license, passport, or birth certificate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to verify date of birth, emailed to awards@asmusa.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -Nominating form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -Supporting form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be
                                                                                                          Honors a distinguished microbiologist who has exhibited exemplary leadership                           accepted. Only one nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted
                                                                                                          and service in the field of public health. This award has been established in                          per nomination. The two supporters must be persons other than the
                                                                                                          memory of J. Mehsen Joseph, Ph.D., who dedicated his life toward the                                   nominator who are familiar with the nominee's qualifications and
                                                                                       Gen-Probe Joseph advancement of both microbiology and public health. The nominee must be a                                accomplishments. Only one of the three individuals involved in the
  October 1, 2010     Leadership   Microbiology   American Society for Microbiology                                                                                                                              nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator
                                                                                      Public Health Award microbiologist identified with public health. The recipient will be recognized for
                                                                                                          significant achievements in integrating the science of microbiology into the                           and supporters must not share employers. Nominations must consist of the
                                                                                                          practice of public health and for promoting the importance of linking these two                        following:
                                                                                                          disciplines.                                                                                           -Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 awards@asmusa.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -Nominating form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 -Supporting form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CRITERIA:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 * Meritorious Achievement. Leadership and service that affirms an
                                                                                                          The award recognizes a member of the Academy who has advanced the                                      uncommon and sustained dedication to dermatology in the goals of the
                                                                                                          profession through leadership and service that affirms an uncommon and                                 Academy would be the primary consideration. In most cases, the honorary
                                                                                                          sustained dedication to dermatology in the goals of the Academy would be the                           membership would be bestowed for a "lifetime" of dedication and
                                                                                                          primary consideration. In most cases, the honorary membership would be                                 distinguished service.
                                                                                                          bestowed for a "lifetime" of dedication and distinguished service.                                     * Age. There should be no set age. In most cases those who have
                                                                                                          The general membership should be informed at least annually through Academy                            experienced a meritorious career will be in the senior age group, but it is
  September 2010      Physician    Dermatology    American Academy of Dermatology     Honorary Membership publications and/or announcements that nominations for honorary membership                             possible that an exception could occur, so it is preferred not to state an
                                                                                                          may be submitted by any member of the AAD to the Secretary/Treasurer on an                             absolute figure. In most cases, individuals so selected would be 65 years of
                                                                                                          official nomination form at least six months before the next annual membership                         age or over.
                                                                                                          meeting of the Academy, provided that the Board of Directors may waive or alter                        * Academy Office. Having previously held prominent office in the
                                                                                                          this notice requirement in exceptional circumstances. The person(s) nominating                         Academy should not be a determining factor as the honorary membership
                                                                                                          a potential honoree should submit a brief biography, including accomplishments                         should be bestowed for individuals on behalf of all of dermatology and not
                                                                                                          and reasons for granting honorary membership.                                                          necessarily the AAD.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The decision for granting honorary membership rests with the Board of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Directors, and they must have the freedom to respond on the basis of each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 individual candidate.
                                                                                                             The Thomas G. Pearson, EdD Memorial Education Award recognizes a member
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Members reviewed the award criteria and noted that the award recipient
                                                                                                             of the Academy who has advanced the organization's educational mission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 should have contributed to the Academy's educational mission in terms of
                                                                                       Thomas G. Pearson     through significant contribution of time, development of educational programs,
  September 2010      Physician    Dermatology    American Academy of Dermatology                                                                                                                                significant donation of time, contribution to the development of educational
                                                                                           Award             coordination of educational activities, and more. Established in 2002, the award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 programs, and coordination of educational activities. The recipient should
                                                                                                             also serves as a memorial to the late Dr. Thomas G. Pearson, who was the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 be a member of the American Academy of Dermatology.
                                                                                                             Academy's director of education from 1987 to 2001.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                Award/Conferen
     Due Date         Profession    Specialty          Awarding Organization           Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                   Submission Details




                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Nominations are invited from the following: * U.S. and international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cardiovascular organizations * U.S. and international medical schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and/or cardiology departments. To submit a nomination, the following must
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 be received by October 3, 2008:
                                                                                                        To recognize a young scientist who has made outstanding contributions to the                               * A nominating letter summarizing the curriculum vitae, highlighting
                                                                                     Douglas P. Zipes   field of cardiovascular medicine and who has amassed an impressive body of                               those accomplishments that are relevant to the award
  September 2010      Physician    Cardiology      American College of Cardiology   Distinguished Young scientific research in either the clinical or basic domain.                                                * Three supporting letters
                                                                                      Scientist Award   Eligibility: The recipient must be no more than five years out of training from an                         * Nominee’s CV
                                                                                                        accredited U.S. institution or comparable international training program.                                  * Nominee’s list of top 10 (ten) publications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   * Description of nominee’s research interests and professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The letters, CV, and other materials may be sent by email to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 kbohanno@acc.org




                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. The nominee must have been a member of the nursing profession for at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 least five years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2. The nominee, through application of nursing knowledge, assists patients
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 in functioning at and maintaining optimum levels of health and activities, as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 persons, as members of families, and as members of their community.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3. The nominee, through direct nursing practice, provides innovations that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 help and encourage peers in their practice of nursing and acts as a role
                                                                                                           The Honorary Nursing Practice Award was established in 1974 to acknowledge                            model to inspire peers to improve their quality of practice.
                                                                                                           registered nurses who are involved in direct patient care. The recipient, through                     4. The nominee has contributed to the improvement of quality of direct
                                                                                      Honorary Nursing     strength of character, commitment, and competence, receives recognition by                            patient care.
 September 18, 2010     Nurse      Patient Care     American Nursing Association
                                                                                       Practice Award      peers as one who contributes to the advancement of nursing practice. This nurse                       5. Other considerations include participation in community affairs,
                                                                                                           also participates in community and organizational affairs, demonstrates an ability                    recognition of peers, participation in organizational affairs, ability to work
                                                                                                           to work with others, and has an innovative outlook.                                                   with others, and an innovative outlook.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Additional requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. Individuals, interested parties and the Official Submitters of complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nominee packets may start the nomination process by contacting and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 collaborating with each other in preparing factual and complete packets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2. The nominees for all awards represent distinguished nurses who are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nominated by the Official Submitters. Official Submitters are defined as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CMA/ANA/ IMD presidents or designees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. The nominee must be a current CMA/ANA or IMD member.
                                                                                                          The Jessie M. Scott Award was established in 1979 to honor Jessie M. Scott,                            2. The nominee must be a registered nurse who has demonstrated the
                                                                                                          former assistant surgeon general and director of the Division of Nursing, Health                       interdependent relationships among nursing practice, nursing education,
                                                                                                          Resources Administration, Public Health Service, of the U.S. Department of                             and nursing research.
                                                                                                          Health, Education, and Welfare. The award is presented to a registered nurse                           3. The nominee must agree to make available and/or present in written or
                                                                                                          whose accomplishments in a field of practice, education, or research demonstrate                       oral format, the Jessie M. Scott Essay/Lecture material for dissemination by
                                                                                                          the interdependence of these elements and their significance for the improvement                       the ANA in keeping with the purpose of the award.
 September 18, 2010     Nurse          All          American Nursing Association    Jessie M. Scott Award
                                                                                                          of nursing and health care. The Subcommittee on the Jessie M. Scott Award                              Additional requirements:
                                                                                                          reviews all nominations for the award and recommends a nominee for                                     1. Individuals, interested parties and the Official Submitters of complete
                                                                                                          endorsement by the Committee on Honorary Awards and approval by the ANA                                nominee packets may start the nomination process by contacting and
                                                                                                          Board of Directors. The recipient develops and/or presents the Jessie M. Scott                         collaborating with each other in preparing factual and complete packets.
                                                                                                          Essay or Lecture. The Essay/Lecture material may be presented in a written or                          2. The nominees for all awards represent distinguished nurses who are
                                                                                                          oral format and is disseminated and/or presented as determined by the ANA.                             nominated by the Official Submitters. Official Submitters are defined as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 CMA/ANA/ IMD presidents or designees

                                                                                                           The Sulzberger Institute of Dermatologic Education Committee, the education                           The length of a proposal is not to exceed five pages, excluding references
                                                                                                           and research arm of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is interested                           and supporting material. Each application should include an abstract,
                                                                                                           in receiving proposals for technology-based teaching applications to further                          specific aims, succinct and pertinent background, preliminary data (or other
                                                                                      Sulzberger Grant     clinical education in dermatology and dermatologic surgery. Proposals to be                           evidence of likelihood of success), research design and a budget. The
  September 2010      Physician    Dermatology    American Academy of Dermatology
                                                                                        Application        funded will be selected by the Committee with final approval by the AAD Board                         budget may not include travel (except in the case of the travel award),
                                                                                                           of Directors. Proposals from dermatologists who are members of the Academy                            publication costs, or indirect costs. A completed Sulzberger Institute
                                                                                                           will be given preference; however all proposals to develop technology for                             Committee application form and bibliographic sketch of each investigator
                                                                                                           dermatology education will be considered.                                                             (up to two pages) must accompany each proposal.
                                                                                                           Fellows of the College who have given service to the College and whose
                                                                                       Distinguished                                                                                                             For More Information: Member Services and Strategy Department at
  September 2010      Physician    Cardiology      American College of Cardiology                          activities are considered to qualify him/her as a role model for others. (Former       March 2010
                                                                                     Fellowship Award                                                                                                            kbohanno@acc.org.
                                                                                                           College presidents are not eligible for this award.)
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Award/Conferen
     Due Date           Profession        Specialty              Awarding Organization                   Award Name                                        Award Topic/Criteria                                   ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                                             Recognition of a Fellow of the College who has made major scientific
                                                                                                     Distinguished Scientist contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of                           For More Information: Member Services and Strategy Department at
  September 2010         Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                                                                                                      March 2010
                                                                                                             Award           cardiovascular disease. Two awards may be given in this category. One award                        kbohanno@acc.org.
                                                                                                                             will be in the Clinical and one in the Basic domain.
                                                                                                                             Any physician, scientist, or layman who by individual efforts has made profound
                                                                                                     Distinguished Service                                                                                                      For More Information: Member Services and Strategy Department at
  September 2010         Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                  contributions to medicine and/or the delivery of health care. (Former College       March 2010
                                                                                                             Award                                                                                                              kbohanno@acc.org.
                                                                                                                             presidents are not eligible for this award.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Nominations are invited from the following: * U.S. and international
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                cardiovascular organizations * U.S. and international medical schools
                                                                                                                          The Lifetime Achievement Award of the American College of Cardiology                                  and/or cardiology departments
                                                                                                                          (ACC) is presented each year to an individual who has had a lifetime of                               To submit a nomination, the following must be received by September 5,
                                                                                                                          outstanding achievements in the field of cardiovascular disease and has served as                     2008:
                                                                                                     Lifetime Achievement a role model through service, basic or clinical research and teaching.                                  * A nominating letter summarizing the curriculum vitae, highlighting
  September 2010         Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                                                                                                      March 2010
                                                                                                            Award         Eligibility: The recipient of this award must have had a career spanning at least                     those accomplishments that are relevant to the award
                                                                                                                          30 years. Contributions should be recognized at local, national and international                       * Three supporting letters
                                                                                                                          levels. The award is not open to former Presidents of the ACC and precedence                            * Nominee’s CV
                                                                                                                          should be given to senior Fellows who have not received other award.                                    * Nominee’s list of top 10 (ten) publications
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  * Description of nominee’s research interests and professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                experience
                                                                                                                           Recognition to a Fellow of the College who has demonstrated innovative,
                                                                                                        Gifted Educator    outstanding teaching characteristics and compassionate qualities and because of                      For More Information: Member Services and Strategy Department at
  September 2010         Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                                                                                                      March 2010
                                                                                                             Award         these attributes, has made major contributions to the field of cardiovascular                        kbohanno@acc.org.
                                                                                                                           medicine on a local or regional level.
                                                                                                                           Recognition to a Fellow of the College who has demonstrated innovative,
                                                                                                     Distinguished Teacher outstanding teaching characteristics and compassionate qualities and because of                      For More Information: Member Services and Strategy Department at
  September 2010         Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                                                                                                      March 2010
                                                                                                            Award          these attributes, has made major contributions to the field of cardiovascular                        kbohanno@acc.org.
                                                                                                                           medicine on a national and/or international level.
                                                                                                                           Individual shall be a distinguished physician or scientist who is not a member of
                                                                                                     Honorary Fellowship the College and who would not otherwise have routinely had an opportunity to                           For More Information: Member Services and Strategy Department at
  September 2010         Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                                                                                                      March 2010
                                                                                                            Award          pursue fellowship in the College, but whose professional performance warrants                        kbohanno@acc.org.
                                                                                                                           recognition by the College.
                                                                                                                           Individual who, through his or her outstanding contributions to cardiovascular
                                                                                                     International Service                                                                                                      For More Information: Member Services and Strategy Department at
  September 2010         Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                medicine and science, has significantly enhanced cardiovascular care throughout       March 2010
                                                                                                            Award                                                                                                               kbohanno@acc.org.
                                                                                                                           the world.
                                                                                                                           Individual will have been a dedicated fellow of the College for more than fifteen
                                                                                                                           years. No more than four Master designations will be awarded each year and one
                                                                                                                           of these four awards will recognize the outgoing president of the College.
                                                                                                      Master of American Officers and Trustees of the College as individuals will be invited annually to                        For More Information: Member Services Department at 800-253-4636 ext.
 September 1, 2010       Physician        Cardiology         American College of Cardiology                                                                                                                      March 2010
                                                                                                     College of Cardiology nominate candidates for Master designation to the Awards Committee, which                            6635.
                                                                                                                           will make its recommendations to the Board of Trustees at its Fall meeting. The
                                                                                                                           Awards Committee will not offer its own nominations and members are not
                                                                                                                           eligible for Master designation while serving on the committee.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                You should provide:                                            * Send us
                                                                                                                          The Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award is presented annually by the                          your name, address, and phone number; and the name(s) and address(es) of
                                                                                                                          American Association for the Advancement of Science to honor scientists and                           the nominee.
                                                                                                                          engineers whose exemplary actions have served to foster scientific freedom and                          * A summary of the action(s) that form the basis for the nomination
                                                                                                                          responsibility. The Award recognizes scientists and engineers who have:                               (about 250 words).
                                                                                                       AAAS Scientific       * acted to protect the public's health, safety, or welfare; or                                       * A longer statement (no more than three pages) providing additional
                                                       American Association for the Advancement of
 September 1, 2010   Scientist/Engineer   Research                                                      Freedom and          * focused public attention on important potential impacts of science and                           details of the action(s) for which the candidate is nominated.
                                                                         Science
                                                                                                     Responsibility Award technology on society by their responsible participation in public policy debates;                      * The candidate's vita (no more than three pages).
                                                                                                                          or                                                                                                      * Any documentation (books, articles, or other materials) that illuminates
                                                                                                                             * established important new precedents in carrying out the social                                  the significance of the nominee's achievement may also be submitted.
                                                                                                                          responsibilities or in defending the professional freedom of scientists and                           Please submit all information to:
                                                                                                                          engineers.                                                                                            AAAS Science and Policy Programs Attention: Deborah Runkle, 1200
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Award/Conferen
     Due Date           Profession         Specialty                Awarding Organization                   Award Name                                      Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                   Submission Details

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nominations should be typed and include the following information:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       * nominator's name, address and phone number
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       * nominee's name and title, institutional affiliation, and address
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       * a summary of the action(s) that form the basis for the nomination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (about 250 words)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       * a longer statement, not to exceed three pages, providing additional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    details of the action(s) for which the candidate is nominated
                                                                                                           AAAS Award for        Recognizes an individual or a limited number of individuals working together in                       * a curriculum vitae (3 page maximum) containing professional positions
                                                          American Association for the Advancement of
 September 1, 2010   Scientist/Engineer     Research                                                    International Scientific the scientific or engineering community for making an outstanding contribution                     held.
                                                                            Science
                                                                                                             Cooperation         to furthering international cooperation in science and engineering.                                   * any documentation (books, articles, or other materials) that illuminates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the significance of the nominee's achievement may also be submitted.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Please submit all information to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    International Scientific Cooperation Awards Coordinator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AAAS Office of International Initiatives
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1200 New York Avenue, NW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Washington, DC 20005


                                                                                                                                Eligibility                                                                                         Submission:
                                                                                                                                   * Orthopedic surgeon investigators less than 40 years of age, or less than 7                        * All submissions must be submitted electronically via the CORR
                                                                                                                                years post-training (including fellowships) at the time of application.                             website (http://www.editorialmanager.com/corr) and must adhere to the
                                                                                                                                   * Submitted work must deal with clinically relevant laboratory or clinical                       guidelines for Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. Instructions for
                                                                                                          Marshall R. Urist                                                                                                         submission and guidelines for manuscript preparation are available on the
                                                                                                                                research.
 November 1, 2010        Physician         Osteopathy        Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons      Young Investigator                                                                                         April 1, 2010   website. If you have problems submitting, please contact the CORR office
                                                                                                                                   * This research may NOT have won an award or have been previously
                                                                                                              Award                                                                                                                 at 215-392-0270.
                                                                                                                                published as a full paper.
                                                                                                                                   * Only one manuscript per principal investigator may be submitted.                                  * The body of the text should not exceed ten manuscript pages.
                                                                                                                                Submission for the Marshall Urist Award precludes simultaneous submission for                          * To complete your submission, please e-mail a precise statement of the
                                                                                                                                the Nicolas Andry Award.                                                                            Principal Investigator’s role in the submitted work and a current curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    vitae to abjs@aaos.org.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Submission:
                                                                                                                            Eligibility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       * All submissions must be submitted electronically via the CORR
                                                                                                                               * Experienced orthopedic investigators, including surgeons doing clinically
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    website (http://www.editorialmanager.com/corr) from September 1 –
                                                                                                                            relevant basic or patient-oriented research.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    November 1, 2008, and must adhere to the guidelines for survey articles.
                                                                                                                               * The submission should review a body of work conducted and published over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All must contain an Abstract (fewer than 200 words), an Introduction
                                                                                                                            an extended period of time that deals with the musculoskeletal system and has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (fewer than 500 words), a Discussion, and any appropriate intervening
                                                                                                                            significantly contributed to orthopedic knowledge and practice. The work may
 November 1, 2010        Physician         Osteopathy        Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons     Nicolas Andry Award                                                                                         April 1, 2010   sections; the word count must be less than 5000 words. Additional
                                                                                                                            be ongoing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    instructions and guidelines for submission are available on the website. If
                                                                                                                               * Bodies of work that in substance have received previous awards are NOT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    you have problems submitting, please contact the CORR office at 215-392-
                                                                                                                            eligible.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    0270. Submissions will not be accepted after November 1, 2008.
                                                                                                                               * Only one manuscript per primary author may be submitted. Submission for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       * To complete your submission, please e-mail a precise statement of the
                                                                                                                            the Nicolas Andry Award precludes simultaneous submission for the Marshall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    primary author’s role in the submitted work and a current curriculum vitae
                                                                                                                            R. Urist Young Award.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to abjs@aaos.org.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All nominations must be submitted in a typed format using the enclosed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    nomination form (or facsimile thereof).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nominations should be submitted to:
                                                                                                        Nathan Davis Awards                                                                                                         Dr. Nathan Davis Awards
                                                                                                                            Honors elected officials and career government employees for outstanding                                Office of the Secretariat
 November 13, 2010       Physician        Public Health          American Medical Association             for Outstanding                                                                                            March 2010
                                                                                                                            endeavors that advance public health                                                                    c/o Suite 1010
                                                                                                        Government Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1401 Eye St. N.W.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Washington, DC 20005
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Telephone inquiries should be directed to the awards secretariat at (202)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    783-9156.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    After you have finalized your manuscript (i.e., you must submit a complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    scientific paper in AJSM format, not just an abstract) combine all
                                                                                                                            This award is given to the best paper submitted concerning hard or soft tissue                          documents/files for your submission, including a cover letter, into one PDF.
                                                          The American Orthopedic Society for Sports    The Cabaud Memorial
 November 1, 2010       Researcher        Orthopedics                                                                       biology, in-vitro research, laboratory or "bench-type" research, or in-vivo animal                      After you have created one PDF file with all application materials, please
                                                                         Medicine                             Award
                                                                                                                            research.                                                                                               submit your application. You will be prompted for some basic information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and then will upload your PDF to the submitter. If you have any questions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    or need assistance, please email Bart Mann (bart@aossm.org).

                                                                                                                                This award is given to the best paper submitted in any category to the Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    After you have finalized your manuscript (i.e., you must submit a complete
                                                                                                                                Committee with a primary author under the age of 40 at the time of the Annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    scientific paper in AJSM format, not just an abstract) combine all
                                                                                                                                Meeting. The award consists of $1,000 to the principal investigator and $1,500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    documents/files for your submission, including a cover letter, into one PDF.
                                                          The American Orthopedic Society for Sports      The Excellence in     to the sponsoring institution. This author may not have won this or the
 November 1, 2010       Researcher        Orthopedics                                                                                                                                                                               After you have created one PDF file with all application materials, please
                                                                         Medicine                         Research Award        O'Donoghue or Cabaud Awards in the past. The principal investigator will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    submit your application. You will be prompted for some basic information
                                                                                                                                expected to deliver a presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society. All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and then will upload your PDF to the submitter. If you have any questions
                                                                                                                                award papers must be submitted for publication to The American Journal of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    or need assistance, please email Bart Mann (bart@aossm.org).
                                                                                                                                Sports Medicine (and, therefore, cannot have been published elsewhere.)
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Award/Conferen
     Due Date             Profession             Specialty                   Awarding Organization                 Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                        ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Candidates must demonstrate five (5) leadership qualities representing the
                                                                                                                                    ACCA's longstanding Award of Excellence in cardiovascular administration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              core competencies of cardiovascular leadership, as well as:
                                                                                                                                    presented annually by the American Academy of Medical Administrators and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              -5 years' experience related to cardiovascular leadership
                                                                                                                                    American College of Cardiovascular Administrators (ACCA). This award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              -Current ACCA/AAMA membership
                                                                                                                                    recognizes a Cardiovascular Administrator who has contributed significantly to
 November 6, 2010         Leadership             Cardiology        American Academy of Medical Administrators   Award of Excellence                                                                                                           -Current responsibility for leading a cardiovascular team. All levels of
                                                                                                                                    the improvement of cardiovascular care and the advancement of cardiovascular
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              leadership are acceptable. For example, candidates may lead an entire
                                                                                                                                    administration. Such an individual will have demonstrated outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              cardiac service product line or a department/program within a cardiac
                                                                                                                                    leadership and innovative solutions to the many challenges faced today in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              delivery system. (Recently retired members meeting these criteria will be
                                                                                                                                    delivery of cardiac care.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              considered for this award).

                                                                                                                                       The Albert L. Borish Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated
                                                                                                                  Albert L. Borish     innovation and leadership, dedication to the advancement of dentistry, tenacity in
 December 1, 2010           Dentist                  All                  Academy of General Dentistry
                                                                                                                      Award            pursuing idealistic goals, and who have made positive changes for the benefit of
                                                                                                                                       the dental profession and the dental health of the public.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. Requests for nominations shall be solicited annually from the Academy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              membership at large via Dermatology World as well as from the members
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of the Board of Directors and the Academy's History Committee.
                                                                                                                                     The Master Dermatologist Award recognizes an Academy member who                                            2. Please submit your letter of nomination, along with an executive
                                                                                                                                     throughout the span of his or her career has made significant contributions to the                       curriculum vitae for the individual being nominated, to Debbie Kroncke at
                                                                                                                                     specialty of dermatology as well as to the leadership and/or educational                                 dkroncke@aad.org or mail to:
                                                                                                                                     programs of the American Academy of Dermatology.                                                             American Academy of Dermatology
                                                                                                                Master Dermatologist
 December 4, 2010          Physician            Dermatology            American Academy of Dermatology                               Criteria:                                                                                                    Master Dermatologist Award
                                                                                                                       Award
                                                                                                                                       1. The recipient should possess a national or international presence and a well                            Attn: Debbie Kroncke
                                                                                                                                     recognized expertise.                                                                                        930 E. Woodfield Road
                                                                                                                                       2. The recipient should be a longstanding member of the American Academy                                   Schaumburg, IL 60173
                                                                                                                                     of Dermatology.                                                                                            3. Additional nominations may be made during the annual session by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              members of the History Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4. No sitting member of the History Committee shall be eligible for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              nomination.

                                                                                                                                       Designed to recognize outstanding contributions by an association laboratory
                                                                                                                                       officer in pay grades O-1 through O-3 who has excelled in clinical laboratory
                                                                   Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory    Tri-Service Junior    operations, laboratory management, or as a staff officer, with special emphasis
 December 15, 2010   Leadership/Researcher   Laboratory Sciences
                                                                                    Scientists                   Laboratory Officer    on advancing the growth and professional goals and objectives of SAFMLS.
                                                                                                                                       Individual should have demonstrated outstanding leadership in pursuit of
                                                                                                                                       excellence for his or her country and service.

                                                                                                                                       Designed to recognize outstanding contributions by an association field grade
                                                                                                                                       officer in pay grades O-4 through O-5 who has excelled in laboratory
                                                                   Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory    Tri-Service Senior    management, either directly or as a staff officer, with special emphasis on
 December 15, 2010   Leadership/Researcher   Laboratory Sciences
                                                                                    Scientists                   Laboratory Officer    advancing the growth and professional goals and objectives of SAFMLS and the
                                                                                                                                       practice of laboratory medicine. Individual should have demonstrated
                                                                                                                                       outstanding leadership in pursuit of excellence for his or her country and service.
                                                                                                                                     Designed to recognize outstanding contributions by an association enlisted
                                                                                                                                     service member who has excelled in clinical laboratory operations, laboratory
                                                                   Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory   Outstanding Enlisted management, or as a staff NCO, with special
 December 15, 2010   Leadership/Researcher   Laboratory Sciences                                                                     emphasis on advancing the growth and professional goals and objectives of
                                                                                    Scientists                    Service Member
                                                                                                                                     SAFMLS and the practice of clinical laboratory medicine. Individual should
                                                                                                                                     have demonstrated outstanding leadership in pursuit of excellence for his or her
                                                                                                                                     country and service.
                                                                                                                                     Designed to recognize outstanding contributions by an association reserve/guard
                                                                                                                                     member who has excelled in clinical laboratory operations, laboratory
                                                                                                                    Outstanding      management, or as a staff officer/NCO with special
                                                                   Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory
 December 15, 2010   Leadership/Researcher   Laboratory Sciences                                                   Reserve/Guard     emphasis on advancing the growth and professional goals and objectives of
                                                                                    Scientists
                                                                                                                    Laboratorian     SAFMLS and the practice of clinical laboratory medicine. Individual should
                                                                                                                                     have demonstrated outstanding leadership in pursuit of excellence for his or her
                                                                                                                                     country and service.
                                                                                                                                     Designed to recognize outstanding contributions by an association member in
                                                                                                                                     pay grades E-1 through O-5 who has been involved in clinical research activities
                                                                   Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory   Outstanding Clinical promoting laboratory science, with a special emphasis on advancing the growth
 December 15, 2010   Leadership/Researcher   Laboratory Sciences
                                                                                    Scientists                   Research Scientist and professional goals and objectives of SAFMLS and the practice of laboratory
                                                                                                                                     medicine. Individual should have demonstrated outstanding leadership in pursuit
                                                                                                                                     of excellence for his or her country and service.
                                                                                                                                      Designed to recognize substantial contributions above and beyond normal
                                                                                                                                      expectations by an association member who has promoted and advanced the
                                                                   Society of Armed Forces Medical Laboratory   Distinguished Service growth and professional goals of SAFMLS and the practice
 December 15, 2010   Leadership/Researcher   Laboratory Sciences
                                                                                    Scientists                  Award for Excellence of clinical laboratory medicine. Individual should have demonstrated outstanding
                                                                                                                                      leadership in pursuit of excellence for his or her country and service. All
                                                                                                                                      nominations will be forwarded to last year’s president who will chair a selection
                                                                                                                                      committee for the recipient of the award.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Award/Conferen
     Due Date             Profession            Specialty              Awarding Organization               Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                    Submission Details
                                                                                                                             The purpose of this international award is to encourage research in the
                                                                                                                             neurosciences and to recognize outstanding, continuous commitment to research
                                                                                                                             in the neurosciences by a neurological surgeon. The Society of Neurological
                                                                                                                             Surgeons has established a committee composed of neurosurgeons and                                      Nominations for the Winn Prize must be accompanied by a short summary
                                                                                                                             neuroscientists to evaluate candidates and select an annual awardee. We invite                          of the nominee’s significant scientific accomplishments and contributions.
 December 18, 2010          Surgeon            Neurology        The Society of Neurological Surgeons   H. Richard Winn Prize you and your colleagues to submit nominations. In order to encourage a broad                            The letter proposing the nominee must be accompanied by three to five
                                                                                                                             solicitation, the Society would appreciate dispersing this announcement to your                         papers, which the nominee feels represent their most significant, and
                                                                                                                             colleagues and faculty. Please note that the goal of The Winn Prize is to                               substantial research contributions.
                                                                                                                             recognize accomplished, but active investigators and not to honor individuals
                                                                                                                             whose career, however distinguished, is emeritus. Previous Grass Prize
                                                                                                                             awardees are ineligible.

                                                                                                                               Named for the founding father of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the
                                                                                                                               Thaddeus V. Weclew Award is presented annually to a dedicated educator who
                                                                                                         2011 Thaddeus V.                                                                                                            To nominate a deserving colleague or educator, request a nomination form
 December 1, 2010           Dentist             Education          Academy of General Dentistry                                embodies the spirit of comprehensive dental care. This recipient is a professional
                                                                                                          Weclew Award                                                                                                               from awardapp@agd.org or call 888.AGD.DENT, ext. 4096.
                                                                                                                               role model whose activities exemplify a commitment to the profession of
                                                                                                                               dentistry and the principles and goals of the AGD.
                                                                                                                               The American Psychiatric Association is pleased to announce the continuation of
                                                                                                                               the annual APA/Lilly Resident Research Award Competition. This award,
                                                                                                        APA/Lilly Resident     supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Eli Lilly and Company                             The award will be presented to the recipients during the 2010 APA Annual
 December 1, 2010          Physician           Psychiatry         American Psychiatric Association       Research Award        provides an honorarium of $1,500 to five psychiatry residents who submit the                          Meeting in New Orleans, LA.
                                                                                                          Competition          best, original, unpublished scientific paper. In addition, a $1,000 award is given
                                                                                                                               to the residency program in which the resident was in training at the time the
                                                                                                                               work was completed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mail in the following: Contact information and degrees. Attach a brief
                                                                                                                            The Louis I. Dublin award is a lifetime achievement award for outstanding                                narrative regarding recommendations. Also include the contact information
                                                                                                       2011 Louis I. Dublin
 December 31, 2010         Physician           Suicidology       American Association of Suicidology                        services/contributions to the field of suicide prevention as evidenced by                April 1, 2011   from the nominator, including signature. Mail to: Nominating committee,
                                                                                                             Award
                                                                                                                            leadership, devotion and creativity.                                                                     c/o central office, American Association of Suicidology, 5221 Wisconsin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Avenue, NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mail in the following: Contact information and degrees. Attach a brief
                                                                                                                               Eligible nominees for the Edwin S. Shneidman award must be a person under
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     narrative regarding recommendations. Also include the contact information
                                                                                                          2011 Edwin S.        forty years of age or a person who is not more than ten years past their highest
 December 31, 2010         Physician           Suicidology       American Association of Suicidology                                                                                                                 April 1, 2011   from the nominator, including signature. Mail to: Nominating committee,
                                                                                                         Shneidman Award       degree earned. The eligible nominee is a person who has made outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     c/o central office, American Association of Suicidology, 5221 Wisconsin
                                                                                                                               contributions in research in the field of suicidology.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Avenue, NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20015

                                                                                                       2011 Marsha Linehan                                                                                                           Mail in the following: Contact information and degrees. Attach a brief
                                                                                                       Award for Outstanding This award recognizes and honors Dr. Linehan’s landmark scientific and clinical                         narrative regarding recommendations. Also include the contact information
 December 31, 2010    Physician/Researcher     Suicidology       American Association of Suicidology      Research in the    achievements in the treatment of suicidal behavior, along with her efforts to train     April 1, 2011   from the nominator, including signature. Mail to: Nominating committee,
                                                                                                       Treatment of Suicidal and educate fellow clinicians.                                                                          c/o central office, American Association of Suicidology, 5221 Wisconsin
                                                                                                            Behavior                                                                                                                 Avenue, NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20015


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Application Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1. Completed application form
                                                                                                                               The New Investigator Awards are intended to recognize new investigators who,                          2. Biosketch of educational background, professional experience, papers
                                                                                                                               as a consequence of their educational background/training and quality of initial                      presented and published, and any other professional activities
                                                                                                         New Investigator
     Fall 2010            Researcher           Orthopedics      American College of Sports Medicine                            independent research productivity, have begun and are likely to continue to make                      3. Copy of abstract submitted for presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting
                                                                                                            Awards
                                                                                                                               a significant contribution to knowledge in basic or clinical exercise science or                      4. Expanded abstract in the form of a short paper of no more than 10 pages
                                                                                                                               sports medicine.                                                                                      of text (excluding graphs, charts, and references). This manuscript must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     double spaced with no more than 15 characters per horizontal inch. Submit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     as an appended or separate Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Application Materials:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1. Completed Application Form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2. Biographical Sketch
                                                                                                                               The Visiting Scholar Award is given to investigators who need further                                 3. Statement of how the proposed visit activities will enhance research
                                                                                                          Visiting Scholar     experience as independent researchers. The purpose of the award is to provide                         competence
     Fall 2010            Researcher           Orthopedics      American College of Sports Medicine                                                                                                                                  4. Description and rationale for selection of laboratory to be visited citing
                                                                                                               Award           financial support for an investigator to visit a clinic or laboratory of his/her
                                                                                                                               choice to learn new and current techniques in exercise and sports medicine.                           relevance to current research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     interest of the applicant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     5. Itemized budget, including justification of each item
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     6. Approval letters from both present and host facilities, submitted as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     appended or separate Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files.
                                                                                                            2011 AMA
                                                                                                                             These awards recognize those who exemplify the highest values of altruism,
     Fall 2010             Physician               All             American Medical Association        Foundation Excellence                                                                                                         No information available
                                                                                                                             compassion, leadership and dedication to patient care.
                                                                                                        in Medicine Awards
                                                                                                                             The President’s Award honors exemplary dedication to the improvement of
 No Information for
                           Physician         Family Medicine   American Academy of Family Physicians   The President's Award health care through the advancement of the objectives and purposes of the                               Must be a member to view awards information
       2010
                                                                                                                             AAFP, as outlined in the Academy Bylaws.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Award/Conferen
     Due Date             Profession             Specialty                    Awarding Organization                  Award Name                                        Award Topic/Criteria                                    ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                                   The John G. Walsh
                                                                                                                                          The John G. Walsh Award for Lifetime Contributions to Family Medicine honors
 No Information for                                                                                                Award for Lifetime
                           Physician          Family Medicine        American Academy of Family Physicians                                individuals whose dedication and effective leadership has furthered the                            Must be a member to view awards information
       2010                                                                                                         Contributions to
                                                                                                                                          development of family medicine.
                                                                                                                    Family Medicine
                                                                                                                   The Robert Graham
 No Information for                                                                                                                       The Robert Graham Family Physician Executive Award recognizes an
                           Physician          Family Medicine        American Academy of Family Physicians          Family Physician                                                                                                         Must be a member to view awards information
       2010                                                                                                                               outstanding family physician for his or her role as a physician executive.
                                                                                                                    Executive Award
                                                                                                                      The National
                                                                                                                                          The National Leadership in Government Service Award is given for outstanding
 No Information for                                                                                                  Leadership in
                           Physician          Family Medicine        American Academy of Family Physicians                                contribution to improving the nation’s health by furthering primary health care                    Must be a member to view awards information
       2010                                                                                                        Government Service
                                                                                                                                          through legislation of the support of public policy initiatives.
                                                                                                                         Award
                                                                                                                                          The Outstanding Service Award recognizes vendors, suppliers, and companies
 No Information for                                                                                                  The Outstanding      that support the medical profession or their employees, and members of the
                           Physician          Family Medicine        American Academy of Family Physicians                                                                                                                                   Must be a member to view awards information
       2010                                                                                                           Service Award       AAFP national staff who have fostered the mission of family medicine through
                                                                                                                                          contributions of time, effort or resources.
 No Information for
                            Surgeon             Orthopedics           Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons        Founders' Award      The Founders' Award recognizes the best original paper with military relevance.
       2010
 No Information for                                                                                                  Norman T. Kirk   The Norman T. Kirk Award recognizes the best scientific paper by a military
                            Surgeon             Orthopedics           Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
       2010                                                                                                             Award         Orthopedic resident.
                                                                                                                                      The Louise House Award recognizes the best original paper presentation with
 No Information for
                            Surgeon             Orthopedics           Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons      Louise House Award military relevance as determined by the Tri-Service Awards Committee
       2010
                                                                                                                                      Members
                                                                                                                                       The Col. Brian Allgood Memorial Leadership Award, established in 2007, will
                                                                                                                                       be presented annually for leadership excellence in military Orthopedic surgery in
                                                                                                                                       honor of Col. Allgood, United States Military Academy Class of 1982. An
                                                                                                                                       example for all military surgeons, Col. Allgood served his country as an
                                                                                                                    Col. Brian Allgood Orthopedic surgeon, a leader of character, and a champion for the wounded
 No Information for
                            Surgeon             Orthopedics           Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons      Memorial Leadership warrior. He was killed in combat in Iraq on January 20, 2007. Candidates for the
       2010
                                                                                                                          Award        Brian Allgood Award are military Orthopedic surgeons who have distinguished
                                                                                                                                       themselves as exceptional leaders in military Orthopedic surgery. This award
                                                                                                                                       will be presented to the individual who best exemplifies Col. Allgood's attributes
                                                                                                                                       of selfless leadership, commitment to excellence in military Orthopedics, and
                                                                                                                                       loyalty to the ideas of Duty, Honor, Country.
 No Information for
                           Physician                All                    National Medical Association                   Awards          Must be a member to view awards
       2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Contact Information:
                                                                                                                                          Endowed by Mrs. E. Laurie Bittner- In Memory of her husband Dr. Ronald L.                             Michele S. Gregory
 No Information for                           Neurology- Brain                                                       Ronald L. Bittner
                           Physician                               American Association of Neurological Surgeons                          Bittner. Awarded to the Best Abstract Paper submitted on Brain Tumor                                  Phone: (740)815-4003
       2010                                   Tumor Research                                                             Award
                                                                                                                                          Research by a Resident or Junior Faculty Member.                                                      Fax: (847)378-0640
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                msg@aans.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Contact Information:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dennis E. McDonnell MD
 No Information for                                                                                                                       Awarded to the highest graded abstract submission with focus on the History of
                           Physician             Neurology         American Association of Neurological Surgeons     Vesalius Award                                                                                                             Phone: (608)782-7300
       2010                                                                                                                               Neurosurgery.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fax: (608)791-6683
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                d.mcdonnell@charter.net
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Contact Information:
                                                                                                                                          Awarded annually at the AANS and CNS annual meetings to a young faculty
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jeffrey N. Bruce MD FACS
 No Information for                                                                                                 Young Investigator    member in neurosurgery who has been in practice for less then six years and
                           Physician             Neurology         American Association of Neurological Surgeons                                                                                                                                Phone: (212)305-7346
       2010                                                                                                              Award            who has demonstrated outstanding potential for basic science research in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fax: (212)305-2026
                                                                                                                                          field of neuro-oncology.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                jnb2@columbia.edu




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             To make a nomination, please submit a brief statement (300-500 works)
                                                                                                                   Military Psychology:                                                                                                      that identifies the award and describes those aspects of the nominee’s work
 No Information for                                                                                                                     This award is for significant contributions to military
                         Non-physician       Military Psychology        American Psychological Association          Robert M. Yerkes                                                                                                         that support the nomination. In addition, it would also be helpful to the
       2010                                                                                                                             psychology by a non-psychologist.
                                                                                                                          Award                                                                                                              Committee members, who may not be familiar with the nominee, if a brief
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             bio of the nominee is included with the nomination.




                                                                                                                                         This award recognizes career-long achievements in military psychology. These                        To make a nomination, please submit a brief statement (300-500 works)
                                                                                                                    Military Psychology:
                                                                                                                                         contributions may be in the form of excellence in research, service, product                        that identifies the award and describes those aspects of the nominee’s work
 No Information for                                                                                                   John C. Flanagan
                      Physician/Researcher   Military Psychology        American Psychological Association                               development, or administration that clearly reflects advancement of the                             that support the nomination. In addition, it would also be helpful to the
       2010                                                                                                        Lifetime Achievement
                                                                                                                                         profession of military psychology, improved effectiveness of military psychology                    Committee members, who may not be familiar with the nominee, if a brief
                                                                                                                           Award
                                                                                                                                         systems, or service on behalf of the welfare of military personnel.                                 bio of the nominee is included with the nomination.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Award/Conferen
     Due Date             Profession             Specialty                  Awarding Organization                  Award Name                                        Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                   Submission Details
                                                                                                                                     This award is for outstanding contributions to military psychology. The award is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To make a nomination, please submit a brief statement (300-500 works)
                                                                                                                Military Psychology: made for excellence in research, service, product development, or administration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              that identifies the award and describes those aspects of the nominee’s work
 No Information for                                                                                             Charles S. Gersoni that clearly reflects advancement of the profession of military psychology,
                      Physician/Researcher   Military Psychology       American Psychological Association                                                                                                                                     that support the nomination. In addition, it would also be helpful to the
       2010                                                                                                     Military Psychology improved effectiveness of military psychology systems, or service on behalf of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Committee members, who may not be familiar with the nominee, if a brief
                                                                                                                       Award         the welfare of military personnel. Awardees may be individuals or a group of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              bio of the nominee is included with the nomination.
                                                                                                                                     individuals whose contributions merit special recognition by Division 19.

                                                                                                                                        This award is to recognize early career achievements in military psychology,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              To make a nomination, please submit a brief statement (300-500 works)
                                                                                                                Military Psychology:    normally within 5 -10 years of entry into the field. These contributions may be in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              that identifies the award and describes those aspects of the nominee’s work
 No Information for                                                                                              Arthur W. Melton       the form of excellence in research, service, product development, or
                      Physician/Researcher   Military Psychology       American Psychological Association                                                                                                                                     that support the nomination. In addition, it would also be helpful to the
       2010                                                                                                     Early Achievement       administration that clearly reflects advancement of the profession of military
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Committee members, who may not be familiar with the nominee, if a brief
                                                                                                                       Award            psychology, improved effectiveness of military psychology systems, or service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              bio of the nominee is included with the nomination.
                                                                                                                                        on behalf of the welfare of military personnel.
 No Information for                                                                                             Thomas L. Northup
                           Physician             Osteopathy            American Academy of Osteopathy                                   No information available at this time
       2010                                                                                                       Annual Lecturer
 No Information for                                                                                             the Scott Memorial
                           Physician             Osteopathy            American Academy of Osteopathy                                   No information available at this time
       2010                                                                                                           Lecturer
 No Information for                                                                                                Honorary Life
                           Physician             Osteopathy            American Academy of Osteopathy                                   No information available at this time
       2010                                                                                                     Membership Award
 No Information for                                                American Society of Tropical Medicine and     Bailey K. Ashford      The Bailey K. Ashford Medal is awarded for distinguished work in tropical
                      Physician/Researcher   Infectious Disease
       2010                                                                        Hygiene                             Medal            medicine to worker in his or her early or mid-career.
                                                                                                                                        To recognize distinguished accomplishment in the field of tropical medicine. The
 No Information for                                                American Society of Tropical Medicine and
                      Physician/Researcher   Infectious Disease                                                 Walter Reed Medal       Walter Reed Medal is awarded every third year to recognize distinguished
       2010                                                                        Hygiene
                                                                                                                                        accomplishments in the field of tropical medicine.
                                                                                                                                        This award is given to a senior member of NAN who has made significant
                                                                                                               Distinguished Lifetime   scientific, intellectual, and training-related contributions to the field of
 No Information for                                                                                               Contribution to       neuropsychology. Nominations from the general membership are evaluated by
                      Physician/Researcher    Neuropsychology        National Academy of Neuropsychology
       2010                                                                                                      Neuropsychology        the Awards Committee, who then make a recommendation to the NAN Board of
                                                                                                                       Award            Directors. The award recipient gives an invited address at the annual
                                                                                                                                        conference, which is subsequently published in Archives.
                                                                                                                                     This award is designed for someone with a career of exemplary and
                                                                                                                                     distinguished service to NAN and neuropsychology in general. Nominations are
 No Information for                                                                                            Distinguished Service
                           Physician          Neuropsychology        National Academy of Neuropsychology                             typically made by members of the NAN Board of Directors, evaluated by the
       2010                                                                                                           Award
                                                                                                                                     Awards Committee, and then a recommendation is made back to the NAN Board
                                                                                                                                     of Directors.
                                                                                                                                        This award is given to someone who is nominated by the NAN membership and
                                                                                                                                        judged by the Awards Committee and the Board of Directors to have made
                                                                                                                                        substantial early career contributions within 10 years of the doctoral degree,
 No Information for
                           Physician          Neuropsychology        National Academy of Neuropsychology        Early Career Award      particularly regarding scholarly activity. Nominations are requested from the
       2010
                                                                                                                                        membership at the same time as those requested for other awards. Nominees are
                                                                                                                                        rated by the Awards Committee and a recommendation for the award is given to
                                                                                                                                        the NAN Board
                                                                                                                  Annual Major          The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has established the annual Major
 No Information for                                                                                             Jonathan Letterman      Jonathan Letterman Award for Medical Excellence to recognize an individual or
                              All                 Service          The National Museum of Civil War Medicine
       2010                                                                                                     Medical Excellence      organization that has contributed to the advancement of medical processes and
                                                                                                                      Award             improved patient outcomes and quality of life.
                                                                                                               Armed Services Blood     Established in 2009, the ASBP Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes
                                                                                                                Program's (ASBP)        outstanding individuals in the field of blood banking whose accomplishments
 No Information for
                              All                  Blood                 Armed Services Blood Program          Lifetime Achievement     have had a transformative effect on blood banking in the military. This year’s        October, 2010
       2010
                                                                                                                 Award in Military      distinguished honorees exemplify, by their lifelong accomplishments, and
                                                                                                                   Blood Banking        tireless dedication, the very spirit of this award.
                                                                                                                                        The award honors a CPT (P), MAJ, or LTC who has contributed significantly to
                                                                                                                                        the practice of nursing during the preceding 2 years. This annual award is
                                                                                                                Advanced Military                                                                                                             Award presented at an A.N.C.A. Chapter closest to the recipients duty
 No Information for                                                                                                                     separate and distinct from any others that may be given for particularly
                             Nurse              Patient Care             Army Nurse Corps Association            Nursing Practice                                                                                               February      location during an anniversary celebration traditionally in the month of
       2010                                                                                                                             outstanding duty performance. Individuals nominated may be from any
                                                                                                                     Award                                                                                                                    February.
                                                                                                                                        component - Active, USAR or ARNG. The nominator may be in the nominee’s
                                                                                                                                        supervisory chain or even a peer.
                                                                                                                                        The Chief, Army Nurse Corps, Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding
                                                                                                                                        junior Army Nurse Corps officers from all components who have made
                                                                                                                                        significant contributions to the accomplishment of the Army Medical
                                                                                                                Chief, Army Nurse
 No Information for                                                                                                                     Department mission and who have performed in an outstanding manner in                                 Presented during CJ Conference traditionally held during October in D.C.
                             Nurse                  All                  Army Nurse Corps Association            Corps, Award of                                                                                                October
       2010                                                                                                                             support of the Soldier. The Chief, Army Nurse Corps (ANC) supervises the                              area
                                                                                                                   Excellence
                                                                                                                                        nomination and selection processes. All company grade ANC officers of each
                                                                                                                                        component are eligible for nomination. The award recognizes a period of
                                                                                                                                        sustained outstanding performance instead of a single outstanding action.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Award/Conferen
     Due Date              Profession                Specialty                    Awarding Organization                  Award Name                                     Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                    Submission Details
                                                                                                                                          Eight annual categories of awards. Each nomination must include: nomination
                                                                                                                                          form, CV, nominator letter and two additional letters of recommendation.
                                                                                                                                          Categories are:
                                                                                                                                          1. Allied Health Recognition Award
                                                                        American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and          2012 AAAAI       2. Distinguished Clinican Award                                                                       Online submission; must be a member to access information and submit
  January 25, 2011          Physician               Immunology                                                                                                                                                                   July 1, 2012
                                                                                     Immunology                        Honorary Awards 3. Distinguished Layperson Award                                                                         online.
                                                                                                                                          4. Distinguished Service Award
                                                                                                                                          5. Honorary Fellow Award
                                                                                                                                          6. Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award
                                                                                                                                          7. RSLAAIS Leadership Award
                                                                                                                                          8. Special Recognition Award
                                                                                                                                          This award, growing out of the strategic alliance with Vendome Group, LLC,
                                                                                                                                          recognizes organizational achievement for the improvement of quality in the
                                                                                                                                          treatment of alcohol and drug addiction. The James W. West, M.D. Quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                If you have questions related to the James W. West, M.D. Quality
                                                                                                                                          Improvement Award for 2008 will be awarded during the May NAATP Annual
                                                                        National Association of Addiction Treatment   Quality Improvement                                                                                                       Improvement Award or about the
   January 2011             Physician           Psychology- Addiction                                                                     Conference. Eligibility for this award is NAATP membership! Submissions are            May 1, 2010
                                                                                         Providers                           Award                                                                                                              application and evaluation process, please contact Dr. Ronald J. Hunsicker
                                                                                                                                          evaluated under 4 sections: (1) Organizational leadership in the improvement of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                at 717/392-8480.
                                                                                                                                          quality (2) Specific performance measurement and improvement initiative
                                                                                                                                          identification (3) Quality improvement initiative measurement and analysis (4)
                                                                                                                                          Quality initiative actions and results

                                                                                                                                         Named for Dr. William W. Parmley, Immediate Past Editor-in-Chief of the
                                                                                                                                         Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), this award will honor
                                                                                                                                         two young authors per year, by providing each award recipient with a stipend to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Submitting Nominations: There is no application form. As manuscripts are
                                                                                                                                         be used to help defray the expenses of attending an ACC educational event. The
                                                                                                                       The William W.                                                                                                           accepted, all papers in which the lead author has been out of training less
                                                                                                                                         award is underwritten by the publisher of JACC - Elsevier Science Inc.
                                                                                                                        Parmley Young                                                                                                           than five years will automatically be considered.
   January 2011             Physician                Cardiology               American College of Cardiology                             Eligibility: The nominee must be lead author on a paper that was published in           March 2010
                                                                                                                      Author Achievement                                                                                                        For More Information: Glenn Collins, JACC Managing Editor, JACC
                                                                                                                                         JACC in the preceding year, and must have completed training less than 5 years
                                                                                                                            Award                                                                                                               Editorial Office in San Diego, 858-558-3411 (Fax: 858-558-3148) or
                                                                                                                                         before the date that the paper was submitted. The two papers selected will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                gcollins@acc.org
                                                                                                                                         those which, in the opinion of the JACC Editor and Associate Editors, best fulfill
                                                                                                                                         the standard criteria for acceptance for publication. These criteria include the
                                                                                                                                         paper's originality, methodology, presentation and importance.

                                                                                                                                            Honorary membership in the Academy may be conferred upon non-physician
                                                                                                                                            assistants who have rendered distinguished service to the PA profession.
                     Physician Assistant/Non-                                                                           AAPA Honorary
  January 15, 2011                                       All            American Academy of Physicians Assistants                           Recipients of this honor receive a free, life-time membership in the Academy                        For more information, write to awards@aapa.org.
                       Physician Assistant                                                                               Membership
                                                                                                                                            and have all the privileges of membership, except for voting, holding office, or
                                                                                                                                            chairing committees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Articles considered must have been published during the prior calendar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                year. The term "article" for the purpose of this award means a peer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                reviewed clinical article. Case reports and editorials are not eligible. Only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                one entry is accepted per author. A physician assistant who is an AAPA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                member must be the primary author of the article. The PA does not have to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                be the sole author, but an explanation of the roles of all authors must be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                included with the submission of the article. Based on the information
                                                                                                                       Paragon Publishing   This award honors physician assistants who author articles that have been                           submitted, the AAPA Communications Division will determine if the PA is
  January 15, 2011     Physician Assistant            Research          American Academy of Physicians Assistants                                                                                                                May 1, 2010    the primary author. Clinical journals may submit entries on behalf of
                                                                                                                             Award          published in any peer-reviewed clinical journals during the prior calendar year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                authors; however, it is the responsibility of the journals to notify the authors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                that the entries were submitted. Entries must be relevant to the goals of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                physician assistant profession, whether the article addresses clinical,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                professional, or educational topics. Summit a copy of the Publishing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Awards Application Form , plus one original copy (tear sheet from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                journal) of the article with the author's name visible, plus two copies of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                article with the author's name removed to AAPA Publishing Awards, 950
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                N. Washington Street , Alexandria , VA 22314-1552 . Copies of the
                                                                                                                                           The American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education (APIRE) and
                                                                                                                                           Janssen Pharmaceuticals are co-sponsoring a program to identify promising
                                                                                                                                           PGY-1, PGY-2, and PGY-3 psychiatric residents with the potential to become                           The scholar will receive $2,500 during the fellowship, to assist in their
                                                                                                                                           leaders in clinical and health services research in all areas of psychiatric                         research career development (e.g., for use in developing a pilot research
                                                                                                                        APIRE Janssen
                                                                                                                                           research. Emphasis will be placed on special mentoring and career enrichment                         project, obtaining statistical consultation, or visiting potential research
  January 14, 2011          Physician                Psychiatry              American Psychiatric Association         Resident Psychiatric
                                                                                                                                           programs both at the APA Annual Meeting and throughout the year. An                                  training programs). The program also provides funding for travel to the
                                                                                                                       Research Scholars
                                                                                                                                           individual research mentor will be assigned to oversee the resident's fellowship.                    American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting during the
                                                                                                                                           The mentors will be chosen among nationally known leaders in clinical and                            fellowship.
                                                                                                                                           health services research. The mentor will advise and encourage the Scholar
                                                                                                                                           during the one-year fellowship.

                                                                                                                                          The Hattie Hemschemeyer Award honors an exceptional CNM/CM who is an
                                                                                                                                          ACNM member, has been certified for at least ten years, and has provided either
                                                                                                                      Hattie Hemschemeyer
  January 15, 2011            Nurse               Nurse-Midwives           American College of Nurse-Midwives                             continuous outstanding contributions or distinguished service to midwifery
                                                                                                                              Award
                                                                                                                                          and/or MCH, or contributions of historical significance to the development and
                                                                                                                                          advancement of midwifery, ACNM, or MCH.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Award/Conferen
     Due Date            Profession            Specialty                 Awarding Organization                 Award Name                                        Award Topic/Criteria                                ce Date                                     Submission Details
                                                                                                                                  The Kitty Ernst Award honors an exceptional, relatively new CNM/CM who is
                                                                                                                                  an ACNM member, has been certified for less than ten years, and has
  January 15, 2011         Nurse            Nurse-Midwives         American College of Nurse-Midwives        Kitty Ernst Award
                                                                                                                                  demonstrated innovative, creative endeavors in midwifery and/or women's health
                                                                                                                                  clinical practice, education, administration, or research.
                                                                                                                                  This award honors a physician assistant who has demonstrated an outstanding
                                                                                                                                  commitment to human rights and exemplifies the PA profession's philosophy of
                                                                                                             Humanitarian PA of
  January 15, 2011   Physician Assistant          All           American Academy of Physicians Assistants                         providing accessible and quality health care in geographic locations inside and May 23-28, 2009
                                                                                                                 the Year
                                                                                                                                  outside of the United States. A nominee must be a current AAPA member in
                                                                                                                                  good standing.
                                                                                                                                  This award honors a physician assistant who has demonstrated exemplary
                                                                                                                                  service to the PA profession and the community and has furthered the image of
                                                                                                                                  physician assistants. Any PA who has been an AAPA member in good standing
                                                                                                            Outstanding PA of the
  January 15, 2011   Physician Assistant          All           American Academy of Physicians Assistants                         for the last three years and does not currently serve as an AAPA Board of               May 23-28, 2009
                                                                                                                    Year
                                                                                                                                  Directors member, AAPA House of Delegates officer, or as an AAPA standing
                                                                                                                                  committee or council chair may participate in the award competition by self-
                                                                                                                                  nomination or nomination by someone else.

                                                                                                                                  This award honors a physician assistant who has provided accessible, quality
                                              Underserved                                                    PA Service to the
  January 15, 2011   Physician Assistant                        American Academy of Physicians Assistants                         health care to the underserved in a rural community or an inner city setting of the May 23-28, 2009
                                              populations                                                   Underserved Award
                                                                                                                                  United States. A nominee must be a current AAPA member in good standing.

                                                                                                                                  This award honors a physician-PA team that exemplifies the unique relationship
                                                                                                                                  of trust, collegiality, and mutual respect that is essential to the PA profession.
                                                                                                               Physician-PA       This physician-PA team displays evidence of collaboration that allows both the
  January 15, 2011   Physician Assistant          All           American Academy of Physicians Assistants                                                                                                                 May 23-28, 2009
                                                                                                             Partnership Award    PA and the physician to provide greater medical service to their patients and
                                                                                                                                  their community than either one would be able to do alone. Any physician-PA
                                                                                                                                  team in practice for at least one year is eligible to apply.

                                                                                                                                  This award honors a PA who has demonstrated exemplary service in the federal
                                                                                                                                  service sector of the PA profession. Federal service sector is defined as a PA
                                                                                                                                  working for any of the uniformed services, the Department of Veterans Affairs,
                                                                                                                                  the Public Health Service, or other related federal agencies. Any physician
                                                                                                                                  assistant currently working in or retired from the federal service sector who has                 Nominations are made by the boards of directors of these federal
                                                                                                            Federal Service PA of
  January 15, 2011   Physician Assistant   Federal Government   American Academy of Physicians Assistants                         been an AAPA fellow member in good standing for the past three years and who May 23-28, 2009 service constituent organizations and are done using a special Federal
                                                                                                                  the Year
                                                                                                                                  is a current fellow or lifetime member of one of AAPA's recognized federal                   Service PA of the Year form.
                                                                                                                                  service constituent organizations -- Naval Association of PAs, Society of Air
                                                                                                                                  Force PAs, Society of Army PAs, Public Health Service Academy of PAs,
                                                                                                                                  Veterans Affairs Physician Assistant Association, or Veterans Caucus -- is
                                                                                                                                  eligible for nomination.
                                                                                                                                This award honors House of Delegates leaders who have provided exemplary
                                                                                                                                and outstanding service to the House of Delegates as delegates, alternates, or
                                                                                                            House of Delegates officers; standing committee chairs or members; House committee chairs or
  January 15, 2011   Physician Assistant   House of Delegates   American Academy of Physicians Assistants   Outstanding Service members; or sergeants at arms. Nominees may be suggested to the Speaker of                May 23-28, 2009
                                                                                                                  Award         the House by any credentialed delegate of the House, House Officer, or standing
                                                                                                                                committee chair. The House Officers review all nominations and make the final
                                                                                                                                selection(s).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Any AAPA member may submit a nomination to the Awards Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nomination materials must include a written rationale or biographical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     abstract detailing why the nominee is deserving of the award, along with a
                                                                                                                                  The Eugene A. Stead Award of Achievement honors an individual for his or her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     one-sentence citation summarizing the nominee’s overall achievements.
                                                                                                                                  lifetime work that has had a broad and significant impact on the PA profession as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The AAPA Awards Committee will consider the following criteria when
                                                                                                                                  a whole. Nominees do not necessarily have to be PAs or Academy members.
                                                                                                              Eugene A. Stead                                                                                                        reviewing applications:
                                                                                                                                  The award will not necessarily be handed out annually. Award recipients will
  January 15, 2011   Physician Assistant          All           American Academy of Physicians Assistants        Award of                                                                                            May 23-28, 2009 * Is the nominee well recognized by members of the PA profession and
                                                                                                                                  have made meritorious contributions in advancing the basic tenets of the PA
                                                                                                               Achievement                                                                                                           others?
                                                                                                                                  profession, namely the advancement of patient care through the full utilization of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     * Has the nominee demonstrated a long-term commitment to furthering the
                                                                                                                                  PAs, and will have demonstrated significant achievement in promoting the PA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     PA profession, even when doing so was unpopular?
                                                                                                                                  profession.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     * Has the nominee published writings advocating for the PA profession?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     * Has the nominee demonstrated outreach to any or all segments of the PA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     profession?

                                                                                                                                  For salary support of a new clinician-scientist, at the assistant professor level, in
                                                                                                                                  order to facilitate development into an independent otologic investigator. This
                                                                                                                                  mentored-research training award provides up to $80,000 for salary and
                                                                                                                                  research support, with the department chair guaranteeing at least a 50% time
                                                                                                               AOS Clinician-     commitment in research. Eligibility: US citizen or permanent US resident,
   January 2011          Physician              Otology                American Otological Society
                                                                                                               Scientist Award    graduate of ACGME-approved otolaryngology residency program, and must
                                                                                                                                  hold or be approved for a full-time university faculty appointment. Preference
                                                                                                                                  will be given to candidates who are currently enrolled in or have completed a
                                                                                                                                  neurotology fellowship program. Research conducted during the Clinician-
                                                                                                                                  Scientist Award can be on any topic related to ear disorders.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Award/Conferen
     Due Date            Profession               Specialty                  Awarding Organization                Award Name                                         Award Topic/Criteria                                    ce Date                                    Submission Details
                                                                                                                                      For physicians only (residents and medical students), fellowship will support 1-2
                                                                                                                                      years’ full-time research conducted outside of residency training. Applications
                                                                                                                Research Training     must be accompanied by sponsoring institution documentation stating that
   January 2011           Physician                Otology                 American Otological Society
                                                                                                                   Fellowship         facilities and faculty are appropriate for requested research. Research conducted
                                                                                                                                      during the Research Training Fellowship can be on any topic related to ear
                                                                                                                                      disorders.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award honors scientists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          whose fundamental investigations have provided techniques, information,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          or concepts contributing to the elimination of major causes of disability and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          death.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. The Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award honors
                                                                                                                                      The Lasker Awards are among the most respected science prizes in the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          investigators whose contributions have improved the clinical treatment of
                                                                                                                                      Since 1945, the Awards Program has recognized the contributions of scientists,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          patients.
                                                                                                                                      physicians, and public servants who have made major advances in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science
   January 2011           Physician               Research                   The Lasker Foundation             The Lasker Awards      understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of human disease.         October 1, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          honors scientists whose contributions to research are of unique magnitude
                                                                                                                                      Lasker Awards often presage future recognition by the Nobel committee, so they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and have immeasurable influence on the course of science, health, or
                                                                                                                                      have become popularly known as "America's Nobels." Seventy-six Lasker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          medicine, and whose professional careers have engendered within the
                                                                                                                                      laureates have received the Nobel Prize, including 28 in the last two decades.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          biomedical community the deepest feelings of awe and respect.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. The Mary Woodard Lasker Public Service Award honors men and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          women who have helped make possible the federal legislation and funding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          that supports research, and who have created public communication, public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          health, and advocacy programs of major importance.

                                                                                                                                   The Ben Shuster Memorial Award is presented for the most outstanding research
                                                                                                                                   paper by a resident or fellow in training on any clinical work or research in facial
                                                                                                                                   plastic and reconstructive surgery. The paper must have been delivered at a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Entries should conform to the guidelines of the Archives of Facial Plastic
                                                                                                                                   national meeting (or its equivalent) within the preceding two years prior to the
                                            Plastic/Reconstructive    American Academy of Facial Plastic &    Ben Shuster Memorial                                                                                                          Surgery, the official journal of the AAFPRS. Papers submitted will be
  February 1, 2011   Physician/Researcher                                                                                          February 1 date of submission. Each entrant must be the sole or senior author
                                                    Surgery                 Reconstructive Surgery                  Award                                                                                                                   judged anonymously. Only the cover page should contain the applicant's
                                                                                                                                   and an AAFPRS member. Studies prepared during the first year after completion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            name or institutional identification.
                                                                                                                                   of residency training will be considered, provided that research was conducted
                                                                                                                                   during the author's residency program or fellowship. A certificate and an award
                                                                                                                                   of $1,000 are presented.
                                                                                                                                      SAEM seeks nominations for the Excellence in Research Award. This
                                                                                                                                      prestigious award is presented to a member of SAEM who has made outstanding
                                                                                                                                      contributions to emergency medicine through the creation and sharing of new
                                                                                                                                      knowledge. The Awards Committee wishes to consider as many exceptional
                                                                                                                                      candidates as possible.
                                                                                                                                      Nomination:
                                                                                                                                      1. Research Accomplishments
                                                                                                                                         a. Impact of discovery
                                                                                                                                         b. Original research in peer-reviewed journals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       All nominations and support letters must be submitted electronically to
                                                                                                                                         c. Research support generated through grants and contracts (federal,
                                                                                                                  Excellence in                                                                                                        miniguez@saem.org - If electronic signature is not available please submit
  February 1, 2011        Physician         Emergency Medicine       Society of Academic Emergency Medicine                           foundation and industry).
                                                                                                                 Research Award                                                                                                        nomination (cover letter) electronically and provide one hard copy to the
                                                                                                                                         d. Other publications (e.g., review articles, book chapters, editorials)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SAEM Headquarters. (901 N. Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48906)
                                                                                                                                         e. Peer-reviewed research presentations (lecture, abstract, panel)
                                                                                                                                         f. Training of investigators
                                                                                                                                      2. Recognition
                                                                                                                                         a. Peer review journal positions
                                                                                                                                         b. Grant review panel membership.
                                                                                                                                         c. Local, regional and national organizational service relating to research.
                                                                                                                                         d. National and international speaking invitations.
                                                                                                                                         e. Recognition or awards by students, residents, or peers
                                                                                                                                      3. Honors and awards
                                                                                                                                      The Ira Tresley Research Award recognizes the best original research in facial                   Entries should conform to the guidelines of the Archives of Facial Plastic
                                            Plastic/Reconstructive    American Academy of Facial Plastic &       Ira Tresley          plastic surgery by an AAFPRS member who has been board certified for at least                    Surgery, the official journal of the AAFPRS. Papers submitted will be
  February 1, 2011        Physician                                                                                                                                                                                   June 11-15, 2009
                                                    Surgery                 Reconstructive Surgery             Research Award         three years. A certificate and an award of $1,000 are presented. Residency                       judged anonymously. Only the cover page should contain the applicant's
                                                                                                                                      Travel Award The $1,000                                                                          name or institutional identification.
                                                                                                                                      Residency Travel Award is presented to the most outstanding paper in facial                      Entries should conform to the guidelines of the Archives of Facial Plastic
                                            Plastic/Reconstructive    American Academy of Facial Plastic &      Residency Travel      plastic and reconstructive surgery primarily authored by a resident or medical                   Surgery, the official journal of the AAFPRS. Papers submitted will be
  February 1, 2011        Physician                                                                                                                                                                                   June 11-15, 2009
                                                    Surgery                 Reconstructive Surgery                   Award            student in training. The paper must be submitted by Feb. 1 for consideration,                    judged anonymously. Only the cover page should contain the applicant's
                                                                                                                                      which will be presented at the Annual Fall Meeting.                                              name or institutional identification.
                                                                                                                                      This award, named for John Orlando Roe, the surgeon who accomplished the
                                                                                                                                      first rhinoplasty in 1887, includes a certificate and an award of $1,000 to be                   The Roe and Gillies Awards are automatically selected from papers
                                            Plastic/Reconstructive    American Academy of Facial Plastic &      John Orlando Roe
  February 1, 2011        Physician                                                                                                   presented each year to an AAFPRS Fellow in an AAFPRS Foundation                 June 11-15, 2009 submitted by fellows in an AAFPRS Foundation Fellowship Program. An
                                                    Surgery                 Reconstructive Surgery                   Award
                                                                                                                                      Fellowship Program who submits the best clinical research paper written during                   entry form must also be completed.
                                                                                                                                      the current fellowship year.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Award/Conferen
     Due Date         Profession          Specialty                   Awarding Organization                 Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                        ce Date                                    Submission Details
                                                                                                                                This award is named for Sir Harold Delf Gillies, a British otolaryngologist who
                                                                                                                                in September 1917 described the tubed pedicle flap. Dr. Gillies frequently
                                                                                                                                visited the U.S. and lectured widely to surgeons of various specialties and was                        The Roe and Gillies Awards are automatically selected from papers
                                    Plastic/Reconstructive     American Academy of Facial Plastic &     Sir Harold Delf Gillies
  February 1, 2011    Physician                                                                                                 given the title ―Father of Plastic Surgery.‖ A certificate and an award of $1,000     June 11-15, 2009 submitted by fellows in an AAFPRS Foundation Fellowship Program. An
                                            Surgery                  Reconstructive Surgery                     Award
                                                                                                                                will be presented each year to an AAFPRS Fellow in an AAFPRS Foundation                                entry form must also be completed.
                                                                                                                                Fellowship Program who submits the best basic science research paper written
                                                                                                                                during the current fellowship year.

                                    Plastic/Reconstructive     American Academy of Facial Plastic &       William K. Wright     This award may be presented each year to an AAFPRS member who has made
  February 1, 2011    Physician                                                                                                                                                                                       June 11-15, 2009 Applicants must submit a nomination form, which can be found online.
                                            Surgery                  Reconstructive Surgery                     Award           outstanding contributions to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
                                                                                                                                This award honors an AAFPRS Fellow or Member for sharing knowledge about
                                    Plastic/Reconstructive     American Academy of Facial Plastic &        John Dickenson       facial plastic surgery with the effective use of audiovisuals in any one year. The
  February 1, 2011    Physician                                                                                                                                                                                    June 11-15, 2009 Applicants must submit a nomination form, which can be found online.
                                            Surgery                  Reconstructive Surgery                Teacher Award        Awards Committee seeks nominations from the Electronic Media Committee
                                                                                                                                each year.
                                    Plastic/Reconstructive     American Academy of Facial Plastic &     Mark Rafaty Memorial This award may be presented each year to any AAFPRS member who has made
  February 1, 2011    Physician                                                                                                                                                                                       June 11-15, 2009 Applicants must submit a nomination form, which can be found online.
                                            Surgery                  Reconstructive Surgery                   Award          outstanding contributions to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
                                                                                                                                This award may be presented each year to an AAFPRS member who has
                                    Plastic/Reconstructive     American Academy of Facial Plastic &      Community Service
  February 1, 2011    Physician                                                                                                 distinguished himself/herself by providing and/or making possible free medical        June 11-15, 2009 Applicants must submit a nomination form, which can be found online.
                                            Surgery                  Reconstructive Surgery                  Award
                                                                                                                                service to the poor in his/her community.
                                                                                                                                One award for $5,000 will be given to an outstanding investigator in recognition
                                                                                                                                of meritorious research. ELIGIBILITY Any investigator who has performed
                                                                                                                                major research in a clinical or scientific field is eligible. An applicant must be
                                                                                                            Outstanding         forty five years of age or less at the time of presentation of the award. The award                     Materials can be emailed to AFMR Administrative Director Elizabeth
  February 1, 2011       All              Research           American Federation for Medical Research
                                                                                                         Investigator Award     will be presented at the ASCI/AAP 2009 Joint Meeting. The applicant must be                             Chouinard, afmr@prri.com.
                                                                                                                                available to present his or her work on behalf of the AFMR. An applicant must
                                                                                                                                also be a member of the American Federation for Medical Research at the time
                                                                                                                                of award application, or apply for membership simultaneously.

                                                                                                                                The awards will be given to the presenters and first authors of the most
                                                                                                                                outstanding abstracts submitted in each abstract category for the 2009 AFMR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Please submit cover letter, abstract, and nomination form. All materials
                                                                                                           Henry Christian      Regional Meetings or the ASCI /AAP Joint Meeting. Candidates must be
   February 2011      Physician           Research           American Federation for Medical Research                                                                                                                                   must be submitted via e-mail to: AFMR, Henry Christian Awards,
                                                                                                              Awards            physicians who are post-M.D. trainees, including residents, clinical fellows,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Attention: Elizabeth Chouinard, afmr@prri.com.
                                                                                                                                physicians pursuing graduate degrees, and other post-doctoral fellows.
                                                                                                                                Awardees will receive a Certificate of Excellence and a $1,250 honorarium.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Each nomination must include:
                                                                                                                                This award is given annually to an AVMA member veterinarian to recognize                                       o A completed nomination form (located above),
                                                                                                                                his/her achievements in advancing the welfare of animals via leadership, public                                o A copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae/resume (not to exceed 2
                                                                                                                                service, education, research/product development, and/or advocacy. By doing so,                         double-sided typed pages),
                                                                                                                                the AVMA hopes to raise public awareness of the important role veterinarians                                   o A color photograph or digital image of the nominee that is suitable
                                                                                                           Animal Welfare
  February 1, 2011   Veterinarian            All             American Veterinary Medical Association                            play in:                                                                                                for publication, and
                                                                                                              Award
                                                                                                                                -Improving understanding of animal welfare-related science and ethics,                                         o A detailed letter of nomination (not to exceed 3 single-sided typed
                                                                                                                                -Ensuring that animal use for human purposes is conducted responsibly, and                              pages), which describes how the nominee has met the award criteria.
                                                                                                                                -Attending to and promoting animal welfare within the context of responsible                            Each nomination may also include up to 3 letters of support (not to exceed
                                                                                                                                animal use.                                                                                             3 single-sided typed pages each) for the nomination from colleagues,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        clients, or organizations.

                                                                                                                                Veterinarians who have exerted outstanding leadership in building stronger
                                                                                                                                local, state, or regional associations, or who have contributed to the
                                                                                                                                improvement of the national organization, are eligible. AVMA members may
                                                                                                                                nominate qualified veterinarians, who are members of the AVMA, for this
                                                                                                                                award. To ensure that each nomination includes the necessary information,
  February 1, 2011   Veterinarian            All             American Veterinary Medical Association       AVMA Award           submit each using the official nomination form (PDF), being certain to complete
                                                                                                                                all areas for requested information. In addition to a curriculum vitae with
                                                                                                                                bibliography, please also provide in your cover letter a brief sketch of the
                                                                                                                                nominee's professional background and a statement pertaining to the individual's
                                                                                                                                qualifications for the award. Letters seconding, endorsing, or supporting
                                                                                                                                nominations for awards will not be used in evaluating candidates.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nominations are to include a cover letter from nominator, letters of support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        from three individuals who are familiar with the nominee's work, a list of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        significant research achievements, and a concise curriculum vita (CV)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        including relevant publications. The cover letter from the nominator must
                                                                                                                               Established in November 2005, this award was proposed by the Council on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        include the name of the award; the name, mailing address, telephone
                                                                                                        Lifetime Excellence in Research to recognize a veterinary researcher on the basis of lifetime
  February 1, 2011   Veterinarian                            American Veterinary Medical Association                                                                                                                                    number(s), E-mail address, and college and year of graduation of the
                                                                                                           Research Award      achievement in basic, applied, or clinical research. No self-nominations will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        nominee; the nature of the nominee's professional activity (type of practice
                                                                                                                               considered.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        or type of salaried work); organizational memberships (professional and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        scientific) of the nominee; a 300- to 320-word narrative sketch of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        nominee's professional background; and a statement pertaining to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        nominee's qualifications for the award.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Award/Conferen
     Due Date         Profession       Specialty               Awarding Organization                Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                   Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             No self-nominations will be considered. Nominations are to include a cover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             letter from the nominator, with significant research achievements of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             nominee noted, and a concise curriculum vita (CV) including a listing of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             relevant publications. Please include, if available, a reprint of the most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             significant publication. The cover letter from the nominator must include
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the name of the award; the name, mailing address, telephone number(s), E-
                                                                                                                       Established in 1955 by the Council on Research, the AVMA Practitioner
                                                                                                 Practitioner Research                                                                                                       mail address, and college and year of graduation of the nominee; the nature
  February 1, 2011   Veterinarian         All          American Veterinary Medical Association                         Research Award is given annually to a veterinarian in recognition of his or her
                                                                                                         Award                                                                                                               of the nominee's current professional activity and professional activity when
                                                                                                                       achievements in research that have advanced the veterinary profession.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the research was completed and published (type of practice or type of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             salaried work); organizational memberships (professional and scientific) of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the nominee; a 300- to 320-word narrative sketch of the nominee's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             professional background; and a statement pertaining to the nominee's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             qualifications for the award, including the nature of the nominee's research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             project(s).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nominations are processed by the CHARTER Program and should be sent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             by letter directly to the Program at 251 Ballardvale Street, Wilmington, MA
                                                                                                                        Charles River established this award to recognize distinguished contributions to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             01887. In addition to a curriculum vitae with bibliography, please also
                                                                                                                        laboratory animal science and to promote educational growth in that field. The
  February 1, 2011   Veterinarian         All          American Veterinary Medical Association    Charles River Prize                                                                                                        provide in your cover letter a brief sketch of the nominee's professional
                                                                                                                        donor has stipulated that recipients must be AVMA members currently engaged
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             background and a statement pertaining to the individual's qualifications for
                                                                                                                        in that field.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the award. Letters seconding, endorsing, or supporting nominations for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             awards will not be used in evaluating candidates.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Each nomination must include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A completed nomination form (located above),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae/resume (not to exceed 2
                                                                                                                        This award is given annually to a non-veterinarian to recognize his/her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             double-sided typed pages),
                                                                                                                        achievements in advancing the welfare of animals via leadership, public service,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A color photograph or digital image of the nominee that is suitable
                                                                                                                        education, research/product development, and/or advocacy. The AVMA's intent
  February 1, 2011   Veterinarian   Non-Veterinarian   American Veterinary Medical Association      Humane Award                                                                                                             for publication, and
                                                                                                                        in bestowing this award is to encourage attention to animal welfare within the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A detailed letter of nomination (not to exceed 3 single-sided typed
                                                                                                                        context of responsible animal use and to reward thoughtful and science-based
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             pages), which describes how the nominee has met the award criteria.
                                                                                                                        animal welfare advocacy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Each nomination may also include up to 3 letters of support (not to exceed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3 single-sided typed pages each) for the nomination from veterinarians,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             colleagues, or organizations.
                                                                                                                      The Public Service Award, established in 1968, was proposed by the Council on
                                                                                                                      Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine to recognize an AVMA                                  Each nomination must include:
                                                                                                                      member veterinarian for long terms of outstanding public service or unusual                                   o A completed nomination form (located above),
                                                                                                                      contributions to the practice or science of public health and regulatory veterinary                           o A copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae/resume (not to exceed 2
                                                                                                                      medicine.                                                                                              double-sided typed pages),
                                                                                                                      Eligible veterinarians include:                                                                               o A color photograph or digital image of the nominee that is suitable
  February 1, 2011   Veterinarian         All          American Veterinary Medical Association   Public Service Award -An AVMA member who has rendered outstanding public service while                                      for publication, and
                                                                                                                      employed by a municipal, county, state, or federal agency in the field of                                     o A detailed letter of nomination (not to exceed 3 single-sided typed
                                                                                                                      regulatory activities associated with animal disease prevention or control, food                       pages), which describes how the nominee has met the award criteria.
                                                                                                                      hygiene, or public health, and                                                                         Each nomination may also include up to 3 letters of support (not to exceed
                                                                                                                      -An AVMA member who, as a faculty member of veterinary college, has                                    3 single-sided typed pages each) for the nomination from colleagues,
                                                                                                                      performed outstanding service in the education and training of veterinarians in                        clients, or organizations.
                                                                                                                      these public service activities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The following steps apply to the first four awards:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1. Select the appropriate award category consistent with the nominee’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             circumstances and accomplishments. The Awards Committee reserves the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             right to consider a nomination in a different category if another is more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             appropriate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2. The nomination packet must include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. The address, telephone, and fax numbers for both the nominee and
                                                                                                                        Purpose: To recognize broad, exceptional, and distinguished contributions of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             nominator;
                                                                                                                        Fellow to the profession and society. This is the most prestigious honor awarded
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2. A statement of no more than three pages presenting the basis for the
                                                                                                                        by the ACD. The award is given in keeping with the tradition and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             nomination. This statement must include a description of the nominee’s
                                                                                                                        accomplishments of Dr. William John Gies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             significant accomplishments and the impact on dentistry, oral health, or
                                                                                                                        Criteria: Awarded to a Fellow who demonstrates broad, exceptional, and
                                                                                                  William John Gies                                                                                                          society;
 February 15, 2011     Dentist            All                American College of Dentists                               distinguished contributions to the profession and society while upholding a level
                                                                                                        Award                                                                                                                    3. The nominee’s curriculum vitae or biographical profile; and
                                                                                                                        of leadership and professionalism that exemplifies Fellowship. The impact and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4. Letters of recommendation from two co-sponsors of the nomination.
                                                                                                                        magnitude of such contributions must be extraordinary. Possible areas of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Each letter must not exceed two pages and should summarize the nominee’s
                                                                                                                        contribution include, but are not limited to, organized dentistry, education,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             accomplishments and the relationship to this award.
                                                                                                                        research, journalism, dental care delivery, dental advocacy, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3. Recommendations for the Board-nominated awards may be submitted to
                                                                                                                        humanitarianism.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the Board for consideration. Please direct inquiries regarding the Board-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             nominated awards to the Executive Office of the ACD.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nominations should be sent to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Awards Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             American College of Dentists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             839J Quince Orchard Boulevard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1614
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Award/Conferen
    Due Date          Profession       Specialty                Awarding Organization                  Award Name                                      Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                       Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The following steps apply to the first four awards:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1. Select the appropriate award category consistent with the nominee’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   circumstances and accomplishments. The Awards Committee reserves the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   right to consider a nomination in a different category if another is more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   appropriate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2. The nomination packet must include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. The address, telephone, and fax numbers for both the nominee and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nominator;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. A statement of no more than three pages presenting the basis for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nomination. This statement must include a description of the nominee’s
                                                                                                                        Purpose: This award recognizes Fellows for specific, outstanding service to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   significant accomplishments and the impact on dentistry, oral health, or
                                                                                                                        dentistry, the community, or humanity.
                                                                                                    Outstanding Service                                                                                                            society;
 February 15, 2011     Dentist            All                 American College of Dentists                              Criteria: Awarded to a Fellow of the College for specific efforts that embody the
                                                                                                          Award                                                                                                                         3. The nominee’s curriculum vitae or biographical profile; and
                                                                                                                        service ideal, emphasize compassion, beneficence, and unselfish behavior, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Letters of recommendation from two co-sponsors of the nomination.
                                                                                                                        have significant impact on the profession, the community, or humanity.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Each letter must not exceed two pages and should summarize the nominee’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   accomplishments and the relationship to this award.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3. Recommendations for the Board-nominated awards may be submitted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to the Board for consideration. Please direct inquiries regarding the Board-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nominated awards to the Executive Office of the ACD.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nominations should be sent to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Awards Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   American College of Dentists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   839J Quince Orchard Boulevard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1614
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The following steps apply to the first four awards:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1. Select the appropriate award category consistent with the nominee’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   circumstances and accomplishments. The Awards Committee reserves the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   right to consider a nomination in a different category if another is more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   appropriate.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2. The nomination packet must include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. The address, telephone, and fax numbers for both the nominee and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nominator;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. A statement of no more than three pages presenting the basis for the
                                                                                                                          Purpose: To acknowledge specific, outstanding achievements of non-dentists.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nomination. This statement must include a description of the nominee’s
                                                                                                                          Criteria: Awarded to non-dentists for specific, outstanding achievements that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   significant accomplishments and the impact on dentistry, oral health, or
                                                                                                                          significantly contribute to the betterment of dentistry, the dental profession, or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   society;
 February 15, 2011     Dentist            All                 American College of Dentists            Award of Merit      dental public health.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. The nominee’s curriculum vitae or biographical profile; and
                                                                                                                          Eligibility: The nominee must work in an area related to dentistry. The nominee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Letters of recommendation from two co-sponsors of the nomination.
                                                                                                                          must be living at the time the nomination is reviewed, although this award may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Each letter must not exceed two pages and should summarize the nominee’s
                                                                                                                          be presented posthumously
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   accomplishments and the relationship to this award.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3. Recommendations for the Board-nominated awards may be submitted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to the Board for consideration. Please direct inquiries regarding the Board-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   nominated awards to the Executive Office of the ACD.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nominations should be sent to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Awards Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   American College of Dentists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   839J Quince Orchard Boulevard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1614
                                                                                                                         The Award for Outstanding Contribution in Research is presented to an ACEP                                Any member may nominate a member by completing the nomination form
                                                                                                   Award for Outstanding
                                                                                                                         member who has made a significant contribution to research in emergency                                   in the Leadership & Excellence Awards Program Brochure. Submit the
 February 16, 2011    Physician    Emergency Medicine   American College of Emergency Physicians     Contribution in                                                                                           October 5-8, 2009
                                                                                                                         medicine. Examples might include: outstanding research, research innovation,                              online nomination form, nominee's curriculum vitae, and any supporting
                                                                                                        Research
                                                                                                                         published original research, or a major and lasting research contribution.                                materials to Rochelle Ross, at the ACEP Headquarters.

                                                                                                                          The Award for Outstanding Contribution in EMS is presented to an individual
                                                                                                                          who has made an outstanding contribution in EMS of national significance or
                                                                                                                          application. Any member of the College may nominate himself/herself or an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Any member may nominate a member by completing the nomination form
                                                                                                                          individual that has made an outstanding contribution to the development,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in the Leadership & Excellence Awards Program Brochure. Submit the
 February 16, 2011    Physician    Emergency Medicine   American College of Emergency Physicians       EMS Award          promotion, maturation or education of EMS on a state or national level with        October 5-8, 2009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   online nomination form, nominee's curriculum vitae, and any supporting
                                                                                                                          related national significance or application. The individual may be an ACEP
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   materials to Rochelle Ross, at the ACEP Headquarters.
                                                                                                                          member physician with a minimum five years of membership, a non-member
                                                                                                                          physician with at least 10 years of EMS activity, or a non-physician with at least
                                                                                                                          10 years of EMS activity.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Award/Conferen
     Due Date         Profession      Specialty              Awarding Organization                  Award Name                                     Award Topic/Criteria                                      ce Date                                     Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The nomination must be accompanied by the nominee's complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           curriculum vitae, a letter from the nominator outlining why the nominee is
                                                                                                                       Award requirements:                                                                                 deserving of the award, and two letters of support from RESNA members.
                                                                                                                          * The nominee must have been a RESNA member for at least ten years. (The                           * Nominators for any award must be RESNA members in good standing.
                                                                                                                       ten years of membership need not be consecutive.)                                                      * All award nominations and letters of support for agencies, facilities,
                                                                                                                          * The nominee must have made substantial contributions (documented                               companies, or organizations must come from RESNA members outside the
                                                                                                                       through published articles in the RESNA Conference Proceedings, RESNA's                             nominee's agency, facility, company, or organization.
                                                                                                                       Journal of Assistive Technology, or other refereed publications) to the field of                       * Nominations and letters of support for individuals from colleagues or
                                                                                                                       Assistive Technology in such areas as:                                                              co-workers within the nominee's agency, facility, company, or organization
                                                                                                                             o Education (advance degrees)                                                                 are acceptable.
                                                                                                                             o Communication through publications and presentations                                           * Nomination applications for multiple awards for an individual or
                                    Rehabilitation   Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive
   February 2011         All                                                                           Fellow                o Recognized research                                                                         organization for the same effort or contribution will not be considered.
                                     Technology       Technology Society of North America
                                                                                                                             o Design and development                                                                         * An individual or organization may be considered for an award in more
                                                                                                                             o Service provider                                                                            than one category for separate and distinct contributions. However, awards
                                                                                                                          * The nominee must have also made significant contributions to RESNA                             will not be given to an individual or an organization for efforts or
                                                                                                                       through comprehensive leadership activities such as:                                                contributions previously recognized.
                                                                                                                             o Officer                                                                                        * Nomination material should be submitted as emailed Word files (much
                                                                                                                             o Board of Directors                                                                          preferred) or pdf files only. Nominations consisting of scanned tif files,
                                                                                                                             o Special Interest Groups                                                                     email text, Excel files, or fax submissions are not acceptable. All
                                                                                                                             o Professional Specialty Groups                                                               nomination documents must be sent to RESNA in one emailed shipment
                                                                                                                             o Committees                                                                                  and not require the Awards Committee to seek or gather any additional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           material.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              * nomination Committee will consider only the submitted nomination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The The Awardsmust highlight the nominee's qualifications with respect to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the above requirements and must include two letters of support from
                                                                                                                       Award requirements:                                                                                 RESNA members.
                                                                                                                          * The nominee must have promoted issues highly relevant to the field of                             * Nominators for any award must be RESNA members in good
                                                                                                                       Assistive Technology for a minimum of five years.                                                   standing.
                                                                                                                          * The nominee must not be a RESNA member (or have made the                                          * All award nominations and letters of support for agencies, facilities,
                                                                                                                       contributions while not a RESNA member).                                                            companies, or organizations must come from RESNA members outside the
                                                                                                                          * The nominee must have contributed and / or demonstrated leadership in an                       nominee's agency, facility, company, or organization.
                                                                                                                       area which has encouraged the independence of individuals with disabilities                            * Nominations and letters of support for individuals from colleagues or
                                                                                                                       through the use of Assistive Technology. Examples areas include, but are not                        co-workers within the nominee's agency, facility, company, or organization
                                    Rehabilitation   Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive                          limited, to the following:                                                                          are acceptable.
   February 2011         All                                                                       Honorary Fellow                                                                                                            * Nomination applications for multiple awards for an individual or
                                     Technology       Technology Society of North America                                    o Legislation / policy
                                                                                                                             o Education (consumers or professionals)                                                      organization for the same effort or contribution will not be considered.
                                                                                                                             o Design and development                                                                         * An individual or organization may be considered for an award in more
                                                                                                                             o Research                                                                                    than one category for separate and distinct contributions. However, awards
                                                                                                                             o Health promotion                                                                            will not be given to an individual or an organization for efforts or
                                                                                                                             o Employment                                                                                  contributions previously recognized.
                                                                                                                             o Recreation                                                                                     * Nomination material should be submitted as emailed Word files (much
                                                                                                                             o Publications                                                                                preferred) or pdf files only. Nominations consisting of scanned tif files,
                                                                                                                             o Financial contributions                                                                     email text, Excel files, or fax submissions are not acceptable. All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           nomination documents must be sent to RESNA in one emailed shipment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and not require the Awards Committee to seek or gather any additional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           material.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The following must be included with the completed nomination form:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1. A detailed letter of nomination (not to exceed 3 or single-sided typed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           pages), which describes how the veterinarian has met the award criteria.
                                                                                                                       Named for the late Leo K. Bustad, DVM, PhD, a former dean of the College of                         The impact he/she has made in increasing understanding of the importance
                                                                                                                       Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University and a past president of the                      of the human-companion animal bond by veterinarians and/or the public
                                                                                                                       Delta Society, this award was developed to recognize the outstanding work of                        should be clearly conveyed.
                                                                                                                       veterinarians in preserving and protecting human-animal relationships.                              2. Letters of support containing relevant information on the nominee's
                                                                                                 Bustad Companion
                                                                                                                       Bustad nominees must be graduate veterinarians, AVMA members, and have                              qualifications for the award:
   March 1, 2011     Veterinarian        All         American Veterinary Medical Association    Animal Veterinarian of
                                                                                                                       demonstrable accomplishments in at least one of the following areas:                                  -At least one, but no more than 3 letters (not to exceed 2 single-sided
                                                                                                   the Year Award
                                                                                                                       -Practice (for at least 5 years)                                                                    typed pages each) from the nominee's veterinary colleagues and/or local
                                                                                                                       -Community Service (for at least 3 years)                                                           veterinary associations.
                                                                                                                       -Teaching (for 3 years or more)                                                                       -At lease one, but no more than 5 letters (not to exceed 2 single-sided
                                                                                                                       -Research (for 3 years or more)                                                                     typed pages each) from clients, staff, members of the community, and/or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           representatives of relevant institutions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           3. A copy of the nominee's resume or curriculum vitae (not to exceed 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           double-sided typed pages).
                                                                                                                     This award recognizes individuals who have made or are making extraordinary
                                                                                                                     contributions to the American public's health. Nominees may be: non-                                  Submit nominations to: Joyce Haas, Assistant Staff Executive
                                                                                                                     physicians who have an extraordinary impact on the public health of their                             Commission on Health of the Public and Science
    March 2011        Physician     Public Health    American Academy of Family Physicians       Public Health Award community, state or nation; or practicing physicians who go beyond their patient                      American Academy of Family Physicians
                                                                                                                     community and have an extraordinary impact on the public health; or physicians                        11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
                                                                                                                     working in public health who have an extraordinary impact on public health.                           Leawood, Kansas 66211-2672
                                                                                                                     Must be an active member of AAFP.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Award/Conferen
     Due Date         Profession           Specialty                Awarding Organization               Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                       The Thomas W.
                                                                                                                            The Thomas W. Johnson Award for Career Contributions to Family Medicine
                                                                                                     Johnson Award for
                                                                                                                            Education is designed to be the highest honor presented for outstanding
    March 2011         Physician        Family Medicine     American Academy of Family Physicians   Career Contributions                                                                                         October 1, 2010 Must be a member to view awards information
                                                                                                                            contributions to family medicine education in undergraduate, graduate and
                                                                                                     to Family Medicine
                                                                                                                            continuing education spheres.
                                                                                                          Education

                                                                                                                            The O2M3 has been awarded to recognize excellence and promote fellowship
                                                                                                                            and esprit de corps among AMEDD personnel. Navy and Air Force personnel
                                                                                                                            are eligible for honorary recognition into the Order of Military Medical Merit as                     The nomination and supporting documentation should be sent electronically
                                                                                                                            long as they have: •at least 10 years of specific contributions to Army medicine.                     to the administrator.
                                                                                                                            •They must be nominated by a member of the Order (not honorary).
                                                           Army Medical Department (AMEDD) (Other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Order of Military Medical Merit
    March 2011         Physician            Military            Services also may be nominated)            O2M3
                                                                                                                            The nomination must contain the following:                                                            P.O. Box 340097
                                                                                                                            1. Cover letter with contact information and letter signed by the nominator.                          Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-0097
                                                                                                                            2. Justification (no more than 2 pages)
                                                                                                                            3. CV
                                                                                                                            4. A statement of who will accept responsibility for the nominee's membership
                                                                                                                            dues.

                                                                                                                            This award was established in 2006 to recognize and honor a member of the
                                                                                                                            College who has made an outstanding contribution to patient care. It recognizes
                                                                                                     CAP Distinguished
    March 2011         Physician           Pathology            College of American Pathologists                            an aspect of the pathology profession that is not already acknowledged by an
                                                                                                     Patient Care Award
                                                                                                                            existing award, whose recipient emulates behavior that enhances the practice of
                                                                                                                            pathology. Nominees must be members of the CAP.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Application Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Completed ACSM National Student Research Award application form
                                                                                                                            In addition to currently enrolled students, we will now allow students who have                       2. Copy of abstract submitted to Annual Meeting
                                                                                                       Charles Tipton       already graduated from school within one year prior to this award's application                       3. Biographical Sketch
   March 5, 2011      Researcher          Orthopedics         American College of Sports Medicine     National Student      deadline of 3/5/10 to apply. This award will be presented to the student with the                     4. Completed letter of recommendation
                                                                                                      Research Award        most outstanding research project of the year. An important consideration for the                     5. Expanded abstract (5 page maximum; this includes text, graphs, charts,
                                                                                                                            award is the extent of the student's participation in the project.                                    references, etc.). The short report must be double spaced with no more than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15 characters per horizontal inch. Submit as an appended or separate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file.

                                                                                                                           Established to recognize outstanding surgeons engaged in research advancing
                                                                                                                           the art and science of surgery who have shown through their research early
                                                                                                                           promise of significant contribution to the practice of surgery and/or to the safety
                                                                                                                           of surgical patients. Criteria includes: (1) Candidate must be Board-Certified in a
                                                                                                                           surgical specialty and must have completed surgical training in the last three to
                                                                                                                           six years (2) Candidate must be a Fellow or an Associate Fellow of the
                                                                                                     Joan L. and Julius H. American College of Surgeons (3) Candidate must hold a faculty appointment at                          Submit electronically via e-mail to mfitzgerald@facs.org. Nominations can
  March 12, 2011        Surgeon               All                American College of Surgeons       Jacobson II Promising a research-based academic medical center (military service position included)                           also be submitted on a CD-ROM mailed to: Mary T. Fitzgerald, American
                                                                                                      Investigator Award (4) Candidate must have received peer-reviewed funding such as a K-Series                                College of Surgeons, 633 N. St. Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611
                                                                                                                           Award from the NIH, VA, NSF or DOD merit review to support their research
                                                                                                                           effort (5) Nomination documentation must include a letter (3 additional
                                                                                                                           accepted) of recommendation from the nominee’s Department Chair (6)
                                                                                                                           Nominee must submit a one-page essay to the committee explaining why he or
                                                                                                                           she should be considered for the Award, and discussing the importance of the
                                                                                                                           research he or she has conducted/is conducting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nomination must include:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  -Curriculum Vitae- including listing of publications, presentations,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  programs, awards and honors
                                                                                                                       The purpose of this award to is to recognize an SNMTS member who has                                       -One letter of support from current supervisor
                                                                                                                       demonstrated outstanding service and dedication to the field of nuclear medicine                           -One letter of support from a colleague
                                                                                                                       technology.                                                                                                -One letter of support from a colleague who is a member of the SNMTS
                                                                                                                       Applicant Eligibility: Eligible candidates include SNMTS members in any area                               -Completed Nomination Form
                                                                                                       Outstanding
    March 2011     Medical Technician   Nuclear Medicine          Society of Nuclear Medicine                          of the field of nuclear medicine technology who have exhibited commitment to                               Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-
                                                                                                    Technologist Award
                                                                                                                       advancing the field in their workplace and through their involvement with the                              nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be
                                                                                                                       Society. Nominees must be involved with the Society at the local, regional                                 accepted. Only one nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted
                                                                                                                       and/or national level and have at least five years of experience in nuclear                                per nomination. The two supporters must be persons other than the
                                                                                                                       medicine technology.                                                                                       nominator who are familiar with the nominee's qualifications and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  accomplishments. Only one of the three individuals involved in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and supporters must not share employers.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Award/Conferen
     Due Date             Profession          Specialty            Awarding Organization               Award Name                                      Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                   Submission Details
                                                                                                                          Socius is the Latin word for "partner." The National Patient Safety Foundation
                                                                                                                          Socius Award is given in recognition of work that promotes positive and                               Organizations that have established an effective, successful and
                                                                                                                          effective partnering between patients / families and providers in pursuit of                          collaborative patient safety initiative or project that exhibits effective
                                                                                                                          improved patient safety. Such work will have at its core the recognition of the                       partnering between patients/families and providers may be nominated for
  March 13, 2011              All            Patient Safety   National Patient Safety Foundation       Socius Award                                                                                               May 2010
                                                                                                                          importance of patient and family centered care and the critical role that patients                    the Socius Award. No self nominations, that is, nominations by employees
                                                                                                                          and families play in the development and implementation of patient safety                             or subcontractors of the nominated organization, will be accepted. No
                                                                                                                          solutions. Additionally, the work must recognize the positive contributions of                        nominations of individuals will be accepted.
                                                                                                                          providers in the creation of effective partnership.

                                                                                                                          The National Patient Safety Foundation Chairman's Medal is awarded in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A 500 to 1,000 word essay should be written in the space provided below,
                                                                                                                          recognition of emerging leadership in the patient safety field. The award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and submitted via email to Christy Norcross at cnorcross@npsf.org. The
                                                                                                                          recipient will have demonstrated an ability to inspire and lead the change
  March 13, 2011          Leadership         Patient Safety   National Patient Safety Foundation     Chairman's Medal                                                                                             May 2010      essay should illustrate the demonstrated achievements of the nominee
                                                                                                                          necessary to successfully implement patient safety improvements while creating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                including a description of the innovative ideas and measurable outcomes
                                                                                                                          a culture of respect, openness, learning, and team dynamic. Such leadership will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                achieved. No self nominations will be accepted.*
                                                                                                                          have resulted in measurable positive change and improvement.
                                                                                                                        The Management Award is granted to a member hospital of the National Patient
                                                                                                                        Safety Foundation's Stand Up for Patient Safety(TM) program in recognition of                           A 500 to 1,000 word essay describing the patient safety initiative should be
                                                                                                   Stand Up For Patient the successful implementation of an outstanding patient safety initiative that was                      written in the space provided below and submitted via email to Christy
  March 13, 2011           Hospitals         Patient Safety   National Patient Safety Foundation   Safety Management led by, or created by, mid-level management. The initiative will have                        May 2010      Norcross at cnorcross@npsf.org. The essay should illustrate the
                                                                                                         Award          demonstrated evidence of patient safety improvement, with involvement of staff                          demonstrated achievements of the organization including a description of
                                                                                                                        at all levels of the organization. The recipient hospital shall be able to                              the innovative ideas and measurable outcomes achieved.
                                                                                                                        demonstrate measurable, positive changes in care delivered at their facility as a
                                                                                                                        result of this initiative.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A 500 to 1,000 word essay should be written in the space provided below,
                                                                                                                         The Pfizer Health Literacy in Advancing Patient Safety Award will recognize an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and submitted via email to Christy Norcross at cnorcross@npsf.org. The
                                                                                                                         individual, group, or organization that has made significant strides in improving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                essay should describe the health literacy work and its positive impact on
                                                                                                     The Pfizer Health   the health literacy of their constituents or community through research,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                patient safety in the targeted population by outlining the project goal,
  March 13, 2011              All            Patient Safety   National Patient Safety Foundation   Literacy in Advancing advocacy, or program implementation in order to improve patient safety and               May 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                strategy, process, partners involved, population(s) served,; outcome
                                                                                                   Patient Safety Award quality of care. The recipient will receive a one-time award in the amount of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                measures and potential for replication. Supporting documentation may be
                                                                                                                         $15,000. NPSF gratefully acknowledges Pfizer's support of the Health Literacy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                attached to the nomination form, if appropriate. Creativity, impact and
                                                                                                                         Award.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                replicability will be highly weighted.

                                                                                                                          Since 1994, the Academy each year has named outstanding Fellows "Living                               The Board of Directors solicits nominations for, reviews, selects and
                                                                                                                          Legends." The program recognizes extraordinary lifetime achievement and                               designates "Living Legend" honorees each year. Fellows are considered
                                                                                                                          provides an opportunity for all Fellows to meet and learn from their                                  eligible to be Living Legend honorees if they have:
                                                                                                                          distinguished peers. A "Living Legend" must have been an Active or Emeritus                           * Been Active or Emeritus Fellows in the Academy for 15 or more years.
   May 21, 2011              Nurse                All           American Academy of Nursing           Living Legends
                                                                                                                          Fellow for at least 15 years and made extraordinary and sustained contributions                       * Demonstrated extraordinary and sustained (legendary) contributions to
                                                                                                                          to nursing and health care throughout their career. They also must continue to                        nursing and health care throughout their careers.
                                                                                                                          influence the profession. The AAN Board of Directors solicits nominations each                        * Transitioned from a formalized work role and their legacies continue to
                                                                                                                          year for this award.                                                                                  influence the profession.

                                                                                                                          This award is designed to encourage clinical and translational research in
                                                                                                                          neuroscience by physicians in clinical neurology training programs. The Alliance
                                                                                                                          Awards Subcommittee considers originality, scientific merit, neurological
 No Information for                                                                                  Alliance Awards:     interest, and clarity of expression as criteria for review. Eligibility                               For more information, please contact Wendy Vokaty at wvokaty@aan.com
                      Physician/Researcher    Neurology       American Academy of Neurology
       2011                                                                                              Founders         * Applicants should be members of the AAN in good standing and less than 18                           or (651) 695-2714.
                                                                                                                          months from the completion of their Neurology residency training
                                                                                                                          * Must be a senior author of a research-based manuscript
                                                                                                                          * Manuscript must not be previously published or submitted for publication

                                                                                                                          This award is designed to encourage basic research in neuroscience by
                                                                                                                          physicians in clinical neurology training programs. The Alliance Awards
                                                                                                                          Subcommittee considers originality, scientific merit, neurological interest, and
 No Information for                                                                                 Alliance Awards: S.   clarity of expression as criteria for review. Eligibility                                             For more information, please contact Wendy Vokaty at wvokaty@aan.com
                      Physician/Researcher    Neurology       American Academy of Neurology
       2011                                                                                            Weir Mitchell      * Applicants should be members of the AAN in good standing and less than 18                           or (651) 695-2714.
                                                                                                                          months from the completion of their Neurology residency training
                                                                                                                          * Must be a senior author of a research-based manuscript
                                                                                                                          * Manuscript must not be previously published or submitted for publication

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:
                                                                                                                          In tribute to Bruce S. Schoenberg, MD’s, career in training neurologists
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Completed application form
                                                                                                                          internationally in epidemiologic methods, this award salutes a promising young
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Current curriculum vitae including date of birth, training, and
                                                                                                                          investigator from a developing country or Eastern Europe. Eligibility:
                                                                                                    Bruce S. Schoenberg                                                                                                         bibliography
 No Information for                           Neurology-                                                                  * Must be an investigator under the age of 45 at the time of submission
                           Physician                          American Academy of Neurology        International Award in                                                                                                         3. Maximum 500-word abstract on epidemiological research on a
       2011                                  Epidemiology                                                                 * Must be a permanent resident of a developing country or Eastern Europe
                                                                                                    Neuroepidemiology                                                                                                           neurological disease study in which applicant played an important role
                                                                                                                          * Must have collected study's data in a developing country or Eastern Europe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (abstract will be ineligible for submission to the 2009 Scientific Program)
                                                                                                                          * Must have played an important role in epidemiologic research on a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For more information, please contact Kristyn Timmers at
                                                                                                                          neurological disease
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ktimmers@aan.com or (651) 695-2724.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Award/Conferen
     Due Date         Profession        Specialty               Awarding Organization                Award Name                                       Award Topic/Criteria                                       ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:
                                                                                                                         This award recognizes physicians in the early stages of their careers who have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. Completed application form
                                                                                                                         made an independent contribution to epilepsy research. The award is named for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2. Current curriculum vitae
                                                                                                                         two epileptologists who made outstanding contributions to the field of epilepsy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3. Letter summarizing the focus of the applicant's research program, the
 No Information for                                                                                  Dreifuss-Penry      Eligibility
                      Physician    Neurology- Epilepsy      American Academy of Neurology                                                                                                                                      independent contributions made by the applicant in the field of epilepsy,
       2011                                                                                          Epilepsy Award      * Must be a Resident, Fellow, or Junior faculty member within 10 years of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and reasons why the applicant should receive the award
                                                                                                                         residency or fellowship at the time of submission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4. Optional appendix of up to three relevant publications. For more
                                                                                                                         * Must have carried out independent research (clinical, basic, or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               information, please contact Nancy Poechmann at npoechmann@aan.com or
                                                                                                                         multidisciplinary) in the field of epilepsy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (651) 695-2812.
                                                                                                                         This award recognizes individuals who have submitted research results in the
                                                                                                   Harold Wolff-John                                                                                                           Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:
                                                                                                                         field of headache and facial pain. It honors two famous headache researchers and
                                                                                                   Graham Award: An                                                                                                              1. Completed application form
 No Information for                    Neurology-                                                                        clinicians, who made outstanding contributions to the field of research in
                      Physician                             American Academy of Neurology              Award for                                                                                                                 2. Current curriculum vitae
       2011                        Headache/Facial Pain                                                                  headache and inpatient care. Eligibility: Must have carried out research, either
                                                                                                  Headache/Facial Pain                                                                                                         For more information, please contact Mary Cress at mcress@aan.com or
                                                                                                                         clinical, basic science, or multidisciplinary, in the field of headache and facial
                                                                                                       Research                                                                                                                (651) 695-2754.
                                                                                                                         pain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. Completed application form
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2. Current curriculum vitae
                                                                                                                        The John Dystel Prize recognizes outstanding contributions to research in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3. Letter from colleague summarizing applicant's body of work including:
                                                                                                  John Dystel Prize for understanding, treatment, or prevention of multiple sclerosis. The prize is
 No Information for                Neurology- Multiple                                                                                                                                                                            * Relevant background material
                      Physician                             American Academy of Neurology          Multiple Sclerosis intended to recognize significant and exciting contributions by investigators, not
       2011                             Sclerosis                                                                                                                                                                                 * Research accomplishments placed in context
                                                                                                       Research         to be a lifetime achievement award. Eligibility: Must be actively engaged in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  * Assessment of the direct or indirect impact of contributions to the
                                                                                                                        basic or clinical research related to multiple sclerosis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               understanding of multiple sclerosis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               For more information, please contact Franziska Schwarz at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               fschwarz@aan.com or (651) 695-2807

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. Completed application form
                                                                                                  Jon Stolk Award in     This award recognizes young investigators who have made significant                                     2. Letter of recommendation
 No Information for                Neurology- Movement                                            Movement Disorders     contributions to movement disorders research. The award is named for Dr. Jon                            3. Maximum 500-word abstract on movement disorders research in which
                      Physician                             American Academy of Neurology
       2011                             Disorders                                                     for Young          Stolk, a driving force in the drug development field for Parkinson's Disease.                         applicant played an important role (abstract will be ineligible for
                                                                                                     Investigators       Eligibility: Must be within 5 years of completing neurology residency                                 submission to the 2009 Scientific Program)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               For more information, please contact Kyle Krause at kkrause@aan.com or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (651) 695-2733.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1. Completed application form
                                                                                                                      This award recognizes excellence in research in the history of neurology.
                                                                                                     Lawrence C.                                                                                                                 2. Typed, double-spaced copy of the complete manuscript Note:
                                                                                                                      Submission evaluation is based primarily on the originality of the work and the
 No Information for                                                                               McHenry: An Award                                                                                                            manuscripts and references must be in the format used in Neurology
                      Physician         Neurology           American Academy of Neurology                             clarity with which ideas are expressed. Eligibility
       2011                                                                                        for the History of                                                                                                            3. Information indicating if manuscript has been submitted for publication
                                                                                                                      # Manuscript must be submitted to the Neurology journal for review and should
                                                                                                       Neurology                                                                                                               elsewhere or has received an award from another organization
                                                                                                                      follow publication criteria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               For more information, please contact Sarah Glover at sglover@aan.com or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (651) 695-2804.

 No Information for                                                                                  Ramon Guiteras      The Ramon Guiteras Award may be awarded annually to an individual who is
                      Physician          Urology          American Urological Association, Inc.
       2011                                                                                             Award            deemed to have made outstanding contributions to the art and science of urology.

 No Information for                                                                               Hugh Hampton Young The Hugh Hampton Young Award may be presented annually to an individual
                      Physician          Urology          American Urological Association, Inc.
       2011                                                                                             Award        for outstanding contributions to the study of genitourinary tract disease.
                                                                                                                       The Gold Cystoscope Award may be presented annually to a urologist
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                      Physician          Urology          American Urological Association, Inc.                        distinguished by outstanding contributions to the profession within thirteen (13)
       2011                                                                                             Award
                                                                                                                       years of completing residency training.
                                                                                                                       The Lifetime Achievement Award may be presented annually to an individual, at
 No Information for                                                                               Lifetime Achievement least 25 years following completion of residency, who has been deemed to have
                      Physician          Urology          American Urological Association, Inc.
       2011                                                                                              Award         made outstanding contributions to advance the mission and goals of the
                                                                                                                       American Urological Association.
                                                                                                      Eugene Fuller    The Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award may be given once every three
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                      Physician          Urology          American Urological Association, Inc.     Triennial Prostate years to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the study of
       2011
                                                                                                         Award         the prostate gland and its associated diseases.
                                                                                                                         The Victor A. Politano Award may be presented annually to an individual (e.g.
 No Information for                                                                                 Victor A. Politano   urologist, basic scientist, researcher, biomedical engineer, etc.) for outstanding
                      Physician          Urology          American Urological Association, Inc.
       2011                                                                                              Award           research and work in the field of incontinence and for enhancing the treatment of
                                                                                                                         incontinent patients, thereby helping to improve their quality of life.

 No Information for                                                                                                      The Health Science Award may be presented to a company for its outstanding
                      Physician          Urology          American Urological Association, Inc.   Health Science Award
       2011                                                                                                              help in promoting the educational, scientific and research goals of the AUA.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Award/Conferen
     Due Date             Profession               Specialty                Awarding Organization                 Award Name                                        Award Topic/Criteria                                     ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                                                    The AUA William P. Didusch Art and History Award may be presented
                                                                                                                                    annually to promote and recognize contributions to urological art, including but
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                           Physician               Urology            American Urological Association, Inc.                         not limited to illustrations, sculpture, still photography, motion pictures and
       2011                                                                                                   Art and History Award
                                                                                                                                    television productions. This award may also be presented for lifetime
                                                                                                                                    contributions to the history of urology.
                                                                                                                                     The Retrospectroscope Award was formally established in February 2006 to
                                                                                                                                     encourage and foster the sense and relevance of AUA history and urology's
                                                                                                                                     history at the annual History of Urology Forum. The History Committee through
 No Information for                                                                                             Retrospectroscope    the generosity of the Gyrus-ACMI Corporation offers this annual award for the
                           Physician               Urology            American Urological Association, Inc.
       2011                                                                                                          Award           best presentation on the history of urology given at the annual History Forum.
                                                                                                                                     The AUA History Committee determines the winner of the best
                                                                                                                                     paper/presentation following the Forum; the Retrospectroscope and $1,000 prize
                                                                                                                                     is awarded at the following year's History Forum prior to the Bicknell Lecture.
                                                                                                                                     The Distinguished Contribution Award may be presented annually to individuals
 No Information for                                                                                              Distinguished       who have made outstanding contributions to the science and practice of urology,
                           Physician               Urology            American Urological Association, Inc.
       2011                                                                                                    Contribution Award    including but not limited to, contributions made in a sub-specialty area, for
                                                                                                                                     military career service, or for humanitarian efforts.
                                                                                                                                     The Distinguished Service Award may be awarded annually to individuals who
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                           Physician               Urology            American Urological Association, Inc.                          are deemed to have made outstanding contributions to the goals of the American
       2011                                                                                                          Award
                                                                                                                                     Urological Association.
                                                                                                                                     The Gold Cane Award may be presented annually to a senior urologist
 No Information for
                           Physician               Urology            American Urological Association, Inc.    Gold Cane Award distinguished by outstanding contributions to the profession and to the AUA, and
       2011
                                                                                                                                     who has not previously been recognized in any other way.
                                                                                                                                     Presidential Citations may be presented to individuals deemed to have
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                           Physician               Urology            American Urological Association, Inc.   Presidential Citations significantly promoted the cause of urology during a specific period of time.
       2011
                                                                                                                                     Each recipient is chosen by the AUA President.
                                                                                                                                 This award is awarded annually recognize an outstanding urology educator or
                                                                                                              The AUA Residents
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                           Physician               Urology            American Urological Association, Inc.   Committee Teaching
       2011                                                                                                                      residents. This award also serves to recognize an individual who influences
                                                                                                                   Award
                                                                                                                                 residents to pursue a career in academic medicine.

                                                                                                                                   The Distinguished Public Leadership Award, sponsored by the American
                                                                                                                                   Society for Microbiology through the Public and Scientific Affairs Board
                                                                                                                                   (PSAB), is given to recognize an individual whose distinguished career has been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A nomination must consist of:
                                                                                                                                   marked with outstanding contributions to the life sciences, particularly someone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           -Nominating letter
 No Information for                                                                                           Distinguished Public who has demonstrated contributions to public policy issues related to infectious
                      Physician/Researcher       Microbiology          American Society for Microbiology                                                                                                                                   -Two additional letters of support from ASM members, which will include
       2011                                                                                                    Leadership Award diseases, public health, biotechnology or other areas of the microbiological
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a description of the nominee’s achievements and contributions to the life
                                                                                                                                   sciences. Individuals (for example: Members of Congress, Cabinet Secretaries,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sciences, including microbiology, during the discourse of public policy.
                                                                                                                                   directors of federal agencies/programs, other federal/state officials or a private
                                                                                                                                   citizen) engaged in public policy activities which highlight the role and
                                                                                                                                   significance of the life sciences are eligible for this award.

                                                                                                                                 Two awards are presented annually for the purpose of identifying, recognizing                             Letters of nomination will be submitted for the 2006 ACCF Teaching Skills
                                                                                                                                 young members of the College who have distinguished themselves by their                                   Workshop for Emerging Faculty. The following supporting materials
                                                                                                                                 dedication and skill in teaching, and to stimulate the awardees to continue their                         should be included for each nominee to the Teaching Skills Workshop:
                                                                                                                                 careers in education. Eligibility: Candidates must be Fellows or Associate                                  * a curriculum vitae
                                                                                                                ACC/W. Proctor   Fellows of the College in good standing, who have not yet attained the academic                             * a letter from the division chief (or equivalent) who is a Fellow of the
 No Information for
                           Physician              Cardiology            American College of Cardiology         Harvey, MD, Young rank of Professor. Candidates should also be in a full-time academic position             March 2010?     American College of Cardiology, that summarizes the nominee’s teaching
       2011
                                                                                                                Teacher Awards   where there is a complement of medical students or house staff to be taught.                              experience and qualifications;
                                                                                                                                 Exceptional talent and dedication to teaching will distinguish these awards. The                            * three supporting letters from others who are familiar with the
                                                                                                                                 W. Proctor Harvey, MD, Young Teacher Award winners will be selected from                                  candidates’ teaching abilities, e.g., residents, fellows, faculty, etc.
                                                                                                                                 among those persons who are nominated for and participate in an ACCF                                      Please send to: Jackie Massey, ACCF Emerging Faculty Program, 2841
                                                                                                                                 Teaching Skills Workshop for Emerging Faculty.                                                            Cansler Drive, Maryville, TN 37801.

                                                                                                                                     This award is established to recognize outstanding achievements in clinical
                                                                                                                PSEF Award for
                                                                                                                                     plastic surgery research. This award recognizes an investigator whose novel and
 No Information for                          Plastic/Reconstructive                                                Outstanding
                           Physician                                  American Society of Plastic Surgeons                           significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the treatment of
       2011                                          Surgery                                                     Achievement in
                                                                                                                                     surgical disorders and the practice of plastic surgery. Such work may involve
                                                                                                                Clinical Research
                                                                                                                                     clinical, epidemiological, and health services research.
                                                                                                                                     This award is established to recognize outstanding achievements in basic and
                                                                                                                PSEF Award for
                                                                                                                                     translational research impacting the practice of plastic surgery. This award
                                                                                                                  Outstanding
 No Information for                          Plastic/Reconstructive                                                                  recognizes an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may
                           Physician                                  American Society of Plastic Surgeons    Achievement in Basic
       2011                                          Surgery                                                                         have a far-reaching impact on the treatment of surgical disorders and the practice
                                                                                                                & Translational
                                                                                                                                     of plastic surgery. Such work may involve areas of biomedical research
                                                                                                                   Research
                                                                                                                                     including, basic and translational studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Submit an application by mail, fax or online with the appropriate fees. Non-
 No Information for                                                                                             AMA Physician's      For physicians who participate in continuing medical education (at least an
                           Physician               Education             American Medical Association                                                                                                                                      member fees range from $70-$120 depending on recommendations and
       2011                                                                                                    Recognition Award     average of 50 credits per year)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           speed of delivery.
Medical and Research Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                 Award/Conferen
    Due Date          Profession   Specialty     Awarding Organization         Award Name                                    Award Topic/Criteria                                   ce Date                                  Submission Details
                                                                                                The Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research was established to
                                                                                                honor individuals who through basic or clinical research contribute to the
                                                                                                advancement of the profession of dentistry or to major improvement in the oral                    Individuals interested in additional information concerning the award can
    June 2012          Dentist     Research    American Dental Association   Gold Medal Award   health of the community. A gold medallion and $25,000 award are presented                         contact: Ms. Carol Balabanow at 312-440-2767 or balabanowc@ada.org.
                                                                                                every third year; the next award presentation will be in 2009. This program is
                                                                                                made possible by Church & Dwight and a grant from the American Dental
                                                                                                Association.
Leadership Awards
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                     Profession/Category         Specialty         Awarding Organization             Award Name                       Award Topic/Criteria                       Award Date                     Submission Details                       Nominee   Outcome
                                                                                                                    CNN is searching the globe for people whose
                                                                                                    CNN: Nominate                                                                                 Submissions can be made by filling out the entry Warner (Butch)
     Ongoing        Individual Leadership           All                     CNN                                     selflessness, dedication, and achievement are as
                                                                                                      Your Hero                                                                                   form online                                        Anderson
                                                                                                                    inspiring as the CNN heroes we honored in 2008
                                                                                                                    Do You Know a Great American?
                                                                                                                    Over the coming months, we will add many names to
                                                                                                                    our roll of Great Americans.
                                                                                                                    We need your help in identifying people from across                           Contributions may be mailed to: Great
                                                                                                    Great American the country who have made significant contributions to                         Americans, American Disability Association,           Marine with
     Ongoing        Individual Leadership     Disability Rights American Disability Association                     our society, particularly affecting how America
                                                                                                        Award                                                                                     2201 Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham,                   prosthetic
                                                                                                                    perceives it's citizens with disabilities. We encourage                       Alabama 35233
                                                                                                                    your submissions for inclusion in this area.
                                                                                                                    Submissions should include both photos and news
                                                                                                                    accounts. We reserve all rights as to listing any person.
                                                                                                                    Submitted materials become the property of American
                                                                                                                    Readers vote for one of 100 physician executives who                                                                                   2009 -
                                                                                                   50 Most Powerful
                                                                                                                    make up the final ballot from December 28, 2009                                                                                      nominated:
                                                                Modern Physician and Modern           Physician
       N/A          Individual Leadership         Health                                                            through February 5, 2010. The 50 physicians who                               Names and titles are submitted online                  1. Dr. Jack
                                                                        Healthcare                   Executives in
                                                                                                                    receive the most votes make the final list, with the                                                                               Smith, Deputy
                                                                                                      Healthcare
                                                                                                                    ranking determined by the number of votes received.                                                                                ASD, Clinical
                                                                                                                    A review board consisting of senior editorsreserve the
                                                                                                                    Modern Physician and Modern Healthcare at Modern                                                                                    and Program
                                                                                                                       Healthcare will select the honorees based on the                           To nominate a candidate for this awards and
                                                                                                                       following five criteria. Has the nominee:                                  honors program, send a detailed letter explaining
                                                                                                                                                                                                  how the candidate meets or exceeds the five
                                                                                                                      1. Successfully served as a leader or managed an                            criteria. Please include the candidate's resume or
                                                                                                     2009 Top 25      organization or company?                                                    curriculum vitae and a color photo. Please send
                    Individual Leadership
       N/A                                        Health             Modern Healthcare            Minority Executives 2. Shown the ability or power to effect change in the      April 19, 2010   the nomination package to: Top 25 Minority            MG Granger
                         (minorities)
                                                                                                    in Healthcare     healthcare industry?                                                        Executives in Healthcare, c/o Dave Burda,
                                                                                                                      3. Demonstrated a willingness to share expertise with                       Editor, Modern Healthcare, 360 N. Michigan
                                                                                                                      others in the field?                                                        Ave., Chicago, IL 60601. Electronic
                                                                                                                      4. Served as a role model or mentor to other minority                       submissions are permitted please send them to
                                                                                                                      healthcare executives?                                                      Dave Burda at dburda@modernhealthcare.com.
                                                                                                                      5. Assumed a leadership position in the industry
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Submissions will only be accepted electronically
                                                                                                                       The IRMCO Award is a prestigious award presented                           through the IRMCO website at
                                                                                                                       each year to a single individual and team. The IRMCO                       www.IRMCO.gov, and consist of 3 parts:
                                                                                                                       awards have monetary recognition of $5,000 (team).                         PART I
                                                                                                                       These awards are given to those who have                                      * Identify the nominee
                                                                                                                       demonstrated exceptional ability to operate across                            * Identify the nominator
                                                                                                                       organizational boundaries to improve the                                      * Provide a short synopsis
                    Individual/Organization       Federal            US General Services                               Government’s services to its citizens. Awardees will be                    PART II
       N/A                                                                                          IRMCO Award                                                                   April 2010
                          Leadership            Government             Administration                                  based upon the following criteria:                                            * Provide nominee contact information
                                                                                                                       (1) Demonstrated leadership in operating across                            PART III
                                                                                                                       organizational boundaries:                                                    * Provide information about the
                                                                                                                       (2) Willingness and ability to treat obstacles as                          program/projects in the following categories:
                                                                                                                       challenges and not barriers:                                                  * Demonstrated leadership in operating across
                                                                                                                       (3) Measurable improvements in performance linked                          organizational boundaries:
                                                                                                                       to mission objectives/results                                                 * Willingness and ability to treat obstacles as
                                                                                                                                                                                                  challenges and not barriers:
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The deputy under secretary of defense send out a
                                                                                                                       Each of the services nominated citizen warriors "whose                                                                            2009
                                                                                                     Excellence in                                                                                memorandum (like Spirit of Hope). We have no
                                                               2010 League of Latin American                             activities best support the ideals of duty, honor and                                                                        submissoin -
       N/A                Leadership              Defense                                           Military Service                                                               July 2010      way of getting this nomination. Those who
                                                                         Citizens                                      country" to receive the LULAC "Excellence in Military                                                                            Lt. Col.
                                                                                                    Award (Army)                                                                                  receive the nomination memorandum are able to
                                                                                                                                            Service Award."                                                                                          Andujar WON
                                                                                                                                                                                                  nominate people for this award.
Leadership Awards
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     Due Date
                      Profession/Category       Specialty      Awarding Organization           Award Name                         Award Topic/Criteria                      Award Date                 Submission Details                    Nominee   Outcome
                                                                                                                 Honorary Fellowship is a special category of
                                                                                                                 membership in the American College of Healthcare
                                                                                                                 Executives. It recognizes distinguished leaders who                                                                          Tenley
                                                            American College of Healthcare        Honorary                                                                               Contact is Gerard J. Berish, CAE (312) 424-
        N/A           Individual Leadership      Health                                                          typically do not join ACHE but whose                                                                                      Albright, Mike
                                                                     Executives                  Fellowship                                                                              9323 or gberish@ache.org
                                                                                                                 accomplishments have had a beneficial influence on the                                                                       Dinneen
                                                                                                                 profession of healthcare management and/or some
                                                                                                                 aspect of public health.
                                                                                                                 The Award of Excellence may be conferred annually by
                                                                                                                 the ASHP Board of Directors to one or more persons in                   For information on deadlines, contact Cheryl
                                                                                                                 recognition of their direct or indirect contributions to                Imirie 301-664-8673
                                                                                                                 specific aspects of nationally visible excellence in                    Nomination must be submitted by a ASHP
                                                                                                                 health-system pharmacy practice. Pharmacists and non-                   Member. Nominations may be made via hard-
                                                                                                                 pharmacists, regardless of practice area or ASHP-                       copy mail or electronically. Nominations should
                                                              American Society of Health          Award of       membership status, are eligible. There is no limit to                   be sent to:                                        Col Trinka
        N/A           Individual Leadership     Pharmacy
                                                                System Pharmacists               Excellence      the number of awards that may be made annually. The                     The Executive Vice President and CEO                Koster
                                                                                                                 award is intended to recognize an individual or group                   ASHP
                                                                                                                 of individuals for a recent singular, nationally                        7272 Wisconsin Avenue
                                                                                                                 significant achievement or contribution rather than for                 Bethesda, Maryland 20814
                                                                                                                 career-long contributions. ASHP members are invited,
                                                                                                                 annually, to suggest nominees in writing with                           or email to devp@ashp.org
                                                                                                                 substantiating evidence.
                                                                                                                 There are three award categories:
                                                                                                                    * Overall Management - For agency performance in
                                                                                                                 integrating their management systems under the five
                                                                                                                 Government-wide Management Initiatives.
                                                                                                                    * Agency-wide Performance in the Government-wide                                                                                         MHS is
                                                 Federal       Presidential Award for        President’s Quality
        N/A          Organization Leadership                                                                     Management Initiative - For agency performance in one                                                                       health.mil       Past
                                               Government      Management Excellence           Award (PQA)
                                                                                                                 of the five Government-wide Management Initiatives.                                                                                         Winner
                                                                                                                    * Innovative and Exemplary Practices - For a specific
                                                                                                                 practice, falling under one of the five Government-wide
                                                                                                                 Management Initiatives, that is innovative and
                                                                                                                 exemplary.




                                                                                                                                                                                         The 2008 nomination form is available in .PDF.
                                                                                                                For the past fifty-eight years, the Arthur S. Flemming                   To request a nomination form and information                       Dr. Jaques
                                                                                                                Awards have recognized outstanding men and women                         packet through U.S. mail, please send your name                    Reifman of
                                                                                                                in the federal government. Recognized by the President                   and mailing address to Ellen Treimel, Flemming                     U.S. Army
                                                                                                                of the United States, agency heads, and the private                      Awards Coordinator.                                                 Medical
                                                 Federal       The George Washington         Arthur S. Flemming sector, the winners are selected from all areas of the                   Nominations for 2008 should be submitted to:                        Research
  January 29, 2010    Individual Leadership                                                                                                                                 June 2010
                                               Government            University                    Award        federal service. The George Washington University and                    The Arthur S. Flemming Awards Program                                 and
                                                                                                                the Arthur S. Flemming Awards Commission present a                       The George Washington University                                    Materiel
                                                                                                                total of twelve awards annually in three categories:                     805 21st Street NW, Suite 601                                      Command
                                                                                                                Applied Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Basic                      Washington, D.C. 20052                                             won 2009
                                                                                                                Science, and Managerial or Legal Achievement.                            Contact Ellen Treimel with questions or                              award
                                                                                                                                                                                         concerns
Leadership Awards
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                                                                                                                         The World Service Medal publicizes inspiring
                                                                                                                     examples of individuals who have recognized a need
                                                                                                                    and taken personal action to meet that need. One medal                        Kiwanis clubs, past medal recipients and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2009
                                                                                                                      is awarded each year and the Kiwanis International                          organizations with the endorsement of a Kiwanis
                                                                                                  World Service                                                                                                                                    submission -
  February1, 2010         Leadership          Public Service        Kiwanis International                               Foundation adds a US$10,000 grant to assist the           June 2010       club may nominate an individual, organization,
                                                                                                     Medal                                                                                                                                           Dr. Gray
                                                                                                                    honoree in furthering his or her service work. Previous                       or agency that enhances the quality of life for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Heppner WON
                                                                                                                       winners have included Mother Teresa, actors and                            many people in a significant way.
                                                                                                                     humanitarians Sir Roger Moore and Audrey Hepburn
                                                                                                                     and First Ladies Nancy Reagan and Rosalynn Carter.




                                                                                                             Innovations in American Government strives to identify
                                                                                                             and celebrate outstanding examples of creative problem
                                                                                                             solving in the public sector. All units of government -
                                                                                              Innovations in federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial - within the
                                                Federal                                                                                                                                           5 total rounds of competition. Very extensive
   April 20, 2010   Organization Leadership                    Kennedy School of Government     American     United States of America are eligible for recognition                                                                                    health.mil
                                              Government                                                                                                                                          application process.
                                                                                            Government Award and awards under the following guidelines:
                                                                                                               * Programs must be administered and/or authorized
                                                                                                             by one or more governmental entities
                                                                                                               * Programs or initiatives must have been

                                                                                                                   1. Epitomize the values of Mr. Bob Hope: duty, honor,
                                                                                                                   courage, loyalty, commitment, integrity, and selfless
                                                                                                                   dedication.
                                                                                                                   2. Significantly enhance the quality of life of Service
                                                                                                                   members and their families
                                                                                                                   3. Selflessly contributed an extraordinary amount of
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Submission must be signed off from head of
                                                                                                                   time, talent, or resources to benefit members of U.S
                                                                                                                                                                                                  DoD component. For HA, this is ASD for
                                                                                                                   Armed Forces
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Personnel & Readiness, Gail McGinn. As such,
                                                                                                                   4. Embodies the values of freedom, the Constitution of
                                                                                                                                                                                                  deadline to submit is for P&R to submit to DoD.
                                                                                                                   the U.S. and the military                                                                                                          BG Loree
   April 2, 2010     Individual Leadership       Defense           Department of Defense       Sprit of Hope Award                                                                                Submission first must go to front office for
                                                                                                                   5. Must be active duty, Reserve, Guard, former military,                                                                            Sutton
                                                                                                                                                                                                  approval, then through an action memo to P&R
                                                                                                                   Federal employee, private citizen, or organization
                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Gail McGinn. Most component heads will
                                                                                                                   6. Individuals or organizations having a commercial or
                                                                                                                                                                                                  have an internal review process. Contact P&R
                                                                                                                   profit-making contractual relationship with DoD or
                                                                                                                                                                                                  for deadline details.
                                                                                                                   with a DoD component, may be eligible to receive
                                                                                                                   award if a) the recognition is clearly in the public
                                                                                                                   interest or b) the contribution is substantially outside
                                                                                                                   what is specified within terms of the contract
                                                                                                                   7. Recognition time frame is from January 2008 to
                                                                                                                   December 2008.

                                                                                                                   The David P. Rall Award for Advocacy in Public
                                                                                                                   Health is awarded to an individual who has made an
                                                                                                                   outstanding contribution to public health through           This award will be
                                                                                                                                                                                presented at the
                                                                                               David P. Rall Award science-based advocacy. Priority shall be given to                             Submissions will only be accepted through the         2009
                                                                  American Public Health                                                                                      138th APHA Annual
   April 30, 2010    Individual Leadership    Public Health                                      for Advocacy in recognize individuals at mid-career whose                                        APHA official nomination form, which is found      submission -
                                                                   Association (APHA)                              accomplishments have advanced prevention through               Meeting and
                                                                                                  Public Health                                                                                   on the APHA website at: http://www.apha.org/        D.W. Chen
                                                                                                                   policy change. The area of consideration for the Rall          Exposition,
                                                                                                                   Award is international in scope, and nominees may            November 2010
                                                                                                                   include those working in a government agency,
                                                                                                                   academic institution, or non-profit organization.
Leadership Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Recommended
     Due Date
                     Profession/Category        Specialty         Awarding Organization          Award Name                         Award Topic/Criteria                      Award Date                    Submission Details                    Nominee   Outcome
                                                                                                                   The APHA Award for Excellence is given each year to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2009
                                                                                                                   a living individual in recognition of his/her
                                                                                                                                                                            This award will be                                                  submissions -
                                                                                                                   exceptionally meritorious contribution to the
                                                                                                                                                                             presented at the                                                   Rear Admiral
                                                                                                                   improvement of health of the people. It honors creative                     Submissions will only be accepted through the
                                                                  American Public Health        APHA Award for                                                             138th APHA Annual                                                     Thomas R.
   April 30, 2010   Individual Leadership     Public Health                                                        work of particular effectiveness in applying scientific                     APHA official nomination form, which is found
                                                                   Association (APHA)             Excellence                                                                   Meeting and                                                      Cullison, Rear
                                                                                                                   knowledge or innovative organizational work to the                          on the APHA website at: http://www.apha.org/
                                                                                                                                                                               Exposition,                                                        Admiral
                                                                                                                   betterment of community health. Individuals nominated
                                                                                                                                                                             November 2010                                                       McGinnis,
                                                                                                                   for the award have made significant and well-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Major Tucker
                                                                                                                   recognized contributions to the improvement of public
                                                                                                                   health, but should be at a point in their career where

                                                                                                                   The Martha May Eliot Award honors a professional
                                                                                                                   worker from the field of maternal and child health.
                                                                                                                   This award is to honor unusual achievements in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Baroness
                                                                                                                   field of maternal and children health; to bring such
                                                                                                                                                                                               Submissions will only be accepted through the       Emma
                                              Maternal/Child      American Public Health        Martha May Eliot   achievement to the eyes of related professional people
   April 30, 2010   Individual Leadership                                                                                                                                      November 2010   APHA official nomination form, which is found    Nicholson was
                                                 Health            Association (APHA)                Award         and the public; to stimulate young people in the field to
                                                                                                                                                                                               on the APHA website at: http://www.apha.org/     nominated in
                                                                                                                   emulate efforts resulting in such recognition; and to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2009
                                                                                                                   add within the profession and in the eyes of the public
                                                                                                                   to the stature of professional workers in the field of
                                                                                                                   maternal and children health.


                                                                                                                                                                                               For information on deadlines, contact Marti
                                                                                                                                                                                               Giella at (703) 645-7653 or e-mail
                                                                                                                                                                                               Marti.Giella@us.army.mil
                                                                                                                 The Army Acquisition Excellence Award recognizes an
                                                                                                                 Army acquisition workforce individual or team whose
                                                                                                                                                                                               Team award selections will be considered in
                                                                                                                 performance and contributions set them apart from
                                                                                                                                                                                               each of three categories:                         2009 - MC4
                    Individual/Organization                    United States Army Acquisition   Army Acquisition their peers. The nominees will work at all levels, from
   April 28, 2010                                 Army                                                                                                                                         1. Equipping and Sustaining Our Soldiers’         WON Team
                          Leadership                                   Support Center           Excellence Award senior management to newly hired interns. The award
                                                                                                                                                                                               Systems                                             Award
                                                                                                                 will directly reflect the outstanding achievements in
                                                                                                                                                                                               2. Information Enabled Army
                                                                                                                 support of the Soldier and the Army’s Business
                                                                                                                                                                                               3. Transforming the Way We Do Business
                                                                                                                 Transformation efforts.

                                                                                                                                                                                               Individual award selections will be considered
                                                                                                                                                                                               in the following category:


                                                                                                                                                                                               Nominations may be submitted either by mail or
                                                                                                                                                                                               e-mail in either MS Word or PDF format.
                                                                                                                   Recognizes superior leadership which has resulted in                        Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership
                                                                                                 Roger W. Jones    outstanding organization achievements and a strong                          Office of the Dean
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2009
                                                 Federal        America University School of       Award For       commitment to bringing about effective continuation of                      School of Public Affairs, Ward 310
   May 21, 2010     Individual Leaderships                                                                                                                                       Fall 2010                                                       submission -
                                               Government             Public Affairs               Executive       government by helping to develop the careers of people                      American University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 MG Granger
                                                                                                   Leadership      who will serve as managers and executives in the future                     4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
                                                                                                                   federal service                                                             Washington, DC 20016-8022
                                                                                                                                                                                               202-885-2941
                                                                                                                                                                                               rogerjonesaward@american.edu
Leadership Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Recommended
     Due Date
                    Profession/Category       Specialty          Awarding Organization           Award Name                      Award Topic/Criteria                        Award Date                     Submission Details                   Nominee   Outcome
                                                                                                               1. Nominees may be members or non-members of                                  To Submit Nominations
                                                                                                               ASCP                                                                            * By May 31st, submit a written nomination
                                                                                                               2. Nominees will have made a significant contribution                         with a narrative endorsement describing the
                                                                                                               to consultant or senior care pharmacy through one or                          qualifications of the candidate
                                                                                                               more of the following means:                                                    * Include a curriculum vitae of the nominee
                                                              American Society of Consultant                      -sustained and exemplary performance as a                                    * Send to:
   May 31, 2010     Individual Leadership     Pharmacy                                       Archambault Award
                                                                      Pharmacists                              professional consultant pharmacist                                                  George F. Archambault Award Selection
                                                                                                                  -a significant addition to the literature                                  Committee
                                                                                                                  -the development of an outstanding project; or                                   c/o Heather Henson, Leadership
                                                                                                                  -progress in the development of federal or state                           Coordinator
                                                                                                               legislation or regulations.                                                         American Society of Consultant
                                                                                                               Nominations are solicited each year. All members may                          Pharmacists




                                                                                                                   1. Must be a career Department of Defense civilian
                                                                                                                                                                                             Will receive via ERM counterparts as DoD will
                                                                                                 Department of     2. Performance impact must be considered
                                                                                                                                                                                             create PDF that is distributed to DoD
                                                                                                    Defense        extraordinary and impact Department as a whole
                                               Federal                                                                                                                                       communications staff. Similar to the Spirit of
    June 2010       Individual Leadership                         Department of Defense          Distinguished     3. Does not require interaction with Secretary or
                                             Government                                                                                                                                      Hope award, this is due to the DoD component
                                                                                                Civilian Service   Deputy Secretary of Defense
                                                                                                                                                                                             head (P&R) Gail McGinn. Award will likely
                                                                                                     Award         4. Requires contributions that have significant impact
                                                                                                                                                                                             open in late April/early May 2010
                                                                                                                   on National Security.




                                                                                                               The Lewis L. Seaman Enlisted Award for Outstanding
                                                                                                               Operational Support was established in 1998 to
                                                                                                               recognize an enlisted medical healthcare professional                         The 2010 Awards Program is mailed to all
                                                                                                               who has made a significant impact in the areas of                             AMSUS member with the April issue of Military
                                                                                              Lewis L. Seaman patient care, clinical support or healthcare management,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Medicine.
                                                                                               Junior Enlisted and to their service's medical mission. The awards are
                                                                                                                                                                                             The awards program will open this year 20
                                                                                                 Award for     presented to Active Duty, Reserve or Guard enlisted
   June 30, 2010    Individual Leadership   Military Health              AMSUS                                                                                              September 2010   April.
                                                                                                Outstanding    professionals of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Coast                          Only online submissions will be accepted. Early
                                                                                                Operational
                                                                                                               Guard , who have exhibited outstanding                                        deadline in April.
                                                                                                  Support
                                                                                                               accomplishments in advancing the healthcare mission                           Individuals chosen to receive awards will be
                                                                                                               of their service through demonstrated compassionate                           notified by the first week of September.
                                                                                                               and quality patient care and service, clinical support or
                                                                                                               healthcare management. Criteria for the award, in
                                                                                                               addition to the 1981, this award recognizes narrative
                                                                                                               Established in required material, include one                                 The 2010 Awards Program is mailed to all
                                                                                                                   contributions to Federal healthcare management by an                      AMSUS member with the April issue of Military
                                                                                                Young Federal      individual in grade 0-4 and lower, or in an equivalent                    Medicine.
                                                                                                 Healthcare        Federal civilian grade who is affiliated with a                           The awards program will open this year 20
   June 30, 2010    Individual Leadership   Military Health              AMSUS                                     professional organization recognized by their            September 2010   April.
                                                                                                Administrator
                                                                                                   Award           respective Federal Health Agency.                                         Only online submissions will be accepted. Early
                                                                                                                   All nominees must be AMSUS members or eligible for                        deadline in April.
                                                                                                                   membership. A plaque and a monetary award are                             Individuals chosen to receive awards will be
                                                                                                                   presented.                                                                notified by the first week of September.
Leadership Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Recommended
     Due Date
                    Profession/Category         Specialty       Awarding Organization      Award Name                        Award Topic/Criteria                          Award Date                   Submission Details                     Nominee   Outcome

                                                                                                                                                                                           The 2010 Awards Program is mailed to all
                                                                                                                                                                                           AMSUS member with the April issue of Military
                                                                                                             The award is given to an individual for a demonstrated                        Medicine.
                                                                                                             career of outstanding accomplishments in Federal                              The awards program will open this year 20
                                             Federal/Military                              Ray E. Brown
     June 2010      Individual Leadership                              AMSUS                                 healthcare management. All nominees must be AMSUS            September 2010   April.
                                                 Health                                       Award
                                                                                                             members or eligible for membership. A plaque and a                            Only online submissions will be accepted. Early
                                                                                                             monetary award are presented.                                                 deadline in April.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Individuals chosen to receive awards will be
                                                                                                                                                                                           notified by the first week of September.




                                                                                                         This group award is to recognize the organization or
                                                                                                         team that has made the greatest contribution to assure
                                                                                                                                                                                           The 2010 Awards Program is mailed to all
                                                                                                         that the men and women of the armed services and/or
                                                                                                                                                                                           AMSUS member with the April issue of Military
                                                                                                         veterans are provided health services to assure mission
                                                                                                                                                                                           Medicine.
                                                                                                         readiness or optimal health functionality at all times.
                                                                                          Force Health                                                                                     The awards program will open this year 20
                                                                                                         The concept of force health protection goes beyond the
   June 30, 2010   Organization Leadership   Military Health           AMSUS             Protection Team                                                                  September 2010   April.
                                                                                                         military and includes humanitarian and disaster relief,
                                                                                              Award                                                                                        Only online submissions will be accepted. Early
                                                                                                         physical and occupational rehabilitation, as well as the
                                                                                                                                                                                           deadline in April.
                                                                                                         work of the Public Health Service to provide force
                                                                                                                                                                                           Individuals chosen to receive awards will be
                                                                                                         health protection to the nation threatened by disease, a
                                                                                                                                                                                           notified by the first week of September.
                                                                                                         natural disaster or acts or terrorism or war. The Surgeon
                                                                                                         Generals nominate an individual for this award.




                                                                                                             This award is intended to mark a distinguished career
                                                                                                             of consistent excellence. The Award for Lifetime                              The 2010 Awards Program is mailed to all
                                                                                                             Achievement is given to honor an individual who has                           AMSUS member with the April issue of Military
                                                                                                             made significant fundamental contributions to federal                         Medicine.
                                                                                             Lifetime        health care, either through a single transcendent act or a                    The awards program will open this year 20
   June 30, 2010    Individual Leadership    Military Health           AMSUS               Achievement       body of work. These contributions, whether they have         September 2010   April.
                                                                                              Award          been in leadership, clinical achievement, or mentorship                       Only online submissions will be accepted. Early
                                                                                                             must have had a lasting impact on federal health care                         deadline in April.
                                                                                                             and demonstrated a lifetime commitment to advancing                           Individuals chosen to receive awards will be
                                                                                                             health care quality and efficacy. The Surgeon Generals                        notified by the first week of September.
                                                                                                             nominate an individual for this award.
                                                                                                            Each year a selection committee appointed by the                               Each year a selection committee appointed by
                                                                                                            Institute of Medicine considers the following criteria                         the IOM reviews nominations based on selection
                                                                                                            when determining the winner of the Lienhard Award.                             criteria that reflect the ideals and work of Mr.
                                                                                                            Principal selection criteria                                                   Lienhard and the Robert Wood Johnson
                                                                                         Gustav O. Lienhard   * Achievement in the area of personal health                                 Foundation. The award is presented at the IOM's Dr. Casscells
    June 1, 2010    Individual Leadership        Health          Institute of Medicine                      services;                                                      October 2010    October Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.       was nominated
                                                                                               Award
                                                                                                              * Innovative, creative, and pioneering achievement;                          The award ceremony affords an opportunity to        in 2009
                                                                                                            and                                                                            both honor the recipients and recognize their
                                                                                                              * Achievement of national scope.                                             achievements throughout the health care
                                                                                                             Additional selection criteria                                                 community. To submit a nomination for the
                                                                                                              * Unique contributions by the nominee to that                                2010 Gustav O. Lienhard Award, please use the
Leadership Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Recommended
     Due Date
                    Profession/Category      Specialty    Awarding Organization           Award Name                        Award Topic/Criteria                       Award Date                    Submission Details                   Nominee   Outcome



                                                                                                            This award honors promising young leaders, age 40 and                      To nominate a young executive, submit the
                                                                                                            under, who have already demonstrated the                                   individuals resume with a letter that describes
                                                                                                            extraordinary talent and passion needed to make lasting                    his/her credentials, including recent and specific
                                                                                                            health improvements in their communities. Nominees                         accomplishments, leadership qualities, and         Karen Roberts
                                                                                         Up and Comers
    July 5, 2010    Individual Leadership     Health        Modern Healthcare                               must be working in healthcare administration,             September 2010   project leadership. Letters should be no longer    submitted for
                                                                                             Award
                                                                                                            management or policy, at such organizations as                             than 3 pages double spaced. Submit the             2009 Awards
                                                                                                            hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery systems,                    nomination package to David Burda, Editor,
                                                                                                            managed care organizations, associations, and public                       Modern Healthcare, 360 N. Michigan Ave,
                                                                                                            health departments.                                                        Chicago, IL 60601




                                                                                                                                                                                       Submit Nominations to: Sam Campagna, NDIA,
                                                                                                          1. This award intends to identify successful overall
                                                                                                                                                                                       at scampagna@ndia.org. Online nomination
                                                                                       2010 Department of programs and highlight their efforts.
                                                         National Defense Industrial                                                                                                   available at:
   July 23, 2010   Organization Leadership   Defense                                     Defense Top 5    2. Include information on total program performance.        October, 2010                                                          MHS
                                                            Association (NDIA)                                                                                                         http://www.ndia.org/Divisions/Divisions/System
                                                                                           Programs       3. Recognition of both Department of Defense and
                                                                                                                                                                                       sEngineering/Documents/Awards/Top%205%20
                                                                                                          contractors.
                                                                                                                                                                                       DoD%20Program%20Awards%20rev1.pdf




                                                                                                            Honorees will be determined by:
                                                                                                            IMPACT: The significance of an activity, program, or
                                                                                                            project the nominee may have created, been part of, or
                                                                                                            have managed.
                                                                                                            INNOVATION: A strategy, project or activity that the                                                                         2009 - Navy
                                                                                       100 Most Influential
                                                                                                            nominee may have created, managed or improved that                                                                           Capt. Raquel
   July 30, 2010    Individual Leadership       All      Filipina Women’s Network       Filipino Women in
                                                                                                            has benefited the U.S. workplace or FilAm community.                                                                         Bono, TMA
                                                                                         the United States
                                                                                                            INVOLVEMENT: Demonstrated example of how                                                                                        Won
                                                                                                            nominee has been involved with other people in her
                                                                                                            activities.
                                                                                                            MENTORSHIP: Nominee's mentoring experience as a
                                                                                                            mentor (U.S. based).
Leadership Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Recommended
      Due Date
                       Profession/Category         Specialty            Awarding Organization          Award Name                       Award Topic/Criteria                         Award Date                    Submission Details                      Nominee   Outcome




                                                                                                                        Honors individuals who during their careers
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Please submit all information to:
                                                                                                                        demonstrate extraordinary leadership to increase the
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mentor Awards Coordinator
                                                                                                                        participation of underrepresented groups in science and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       AAAS Education & Human Resources
                                                                                                                        engineering fields and careers. Recognizes an
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Programs
                                                  Science and        American Association for the      AAAS Mentor      individual who has mentored and guided significant
    July 31, 2010     Individual Leadership                                                                                                                                                            1200 New York Avenue, NW Room 650
                                                  Engineering       Advancement of Science Awards        Awards         numbers of students from underrepresented groups to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Washington, DC 20005
                                                                                                                        the completion of doctoral studies or who has impacted
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Phone: 202-326-6670
                                                                                                                        the climate of a department, college, or institution to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fax: 202-371-9849
                                                                                                                        significantly increase the diversity of students pursuing
                                                                                                                                                                                                       E-mail: ygeorge@aaas.org
                                                                                                                        and completing doctoral studies.




                                                                                                                                                                                                     Your nomination should include:
                                                                                                                      The Gold Medal Award is the highest honor bestowed                                * A nomination letter (not to exceed three
                                                                                                                      by the American College of Healthcare Executives on                            pages) that highlights the characteristics listed
                                                                                                                      outstanding leaders who have made significant                                  under ―Criteria.‖ The letter should include a
                                                                                                                      contributions to the healthcare profession. The purpose                        brief summary of:
                                                                    American College of Healthcare
   August 19, 2010    Individual Leadership          Health                                          Gold Medal Award of this award is to identify ACHE Fellows who best                                 - The candidate’s involvement in local,          Rubenstein
                                                                             Executives
                                                                                                                      exemplify leadership at the organizational, local,                             state/provincial, regional, and national
                                                                                                                      state/provincial, and national levels and who                                  healthcare and community service organizations
                                                                                                                      continually contribute to the improvement of the                                   - Published articles, books, and professional
                                                                                                                      delivery of healthcare services and community health.                          papers the candidate has written
                                                                                                                                                                                                         - Special commendations, awards, or honors
                                                                                                                                                                                                     that have been granted by civic, military,
                                                                                                                        The SHRM Pinnacle Award Program is designed to
                                                                                                                        honor SHRM affiliates for high-level development and
                                                                                                                        contribution that enhance the development of effective
                                                                                                                        human resource management. All SHRM chapters and
                                                                                                                        state councils are eligible to submit applications. Eight
                      Individual/Organization                       The Society for Human Resource    SHRM Pinnacle
  September 8, 2010                             Human Resources                                                         $1,000 Pinnacle Awards will be given to chapter and                          Must be member to submit                            Mike Dinneen
                            Leadership                                       Management                  Awards
                                                                                                                        one $1,000 Pinnacle Award will be awarded to a state
                                                                                                                        council. In addition to the awards and monetary grants,
                                                                                                                        this impressive program provides increased prestige
                                                                                                                        among your peers and enhanced recognition in the
                                                                                                                        human resource industry.




                                                                                                                    The Paul G. Hearne Award is an annual award                                      Applications may be submitted on paper (2009
                                                                                                                    presented by AAPD as an initiative to recognize and                              AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award,
                                                                                                                    honor emerging leaders within the national cross-                                AAPD, 1629 K Street NW, Suite 503,
                                                                    American Association of People  Paul G. Hearne disability civil rights movement. Each year, AAPD                                 Washington, DC 20006) via e-mail to
   October 1, 2010    Individual Leadership     Disability Rights                                                                                                                   March 10, 2010                                                       Dinah Cohen
                                                                          with Disabilities        Leadership Award selects up to two individuals whose work, life, and                              aapdhearne@aol.com, by audiocassette, or by
                                                                                                                    passion mirrors the life and legacy of Mr. Hearne.                               videotape. For questions, please contact AAPD
                                                                                                                    Award recipients will each receive $10,000 to help                               at 1-800-840-8844 or you may email AAPD at
                                                                                                                    them continue their progress as leaders.                                         aapdhearne@aol.com.
Leadership Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Recommended
     Due Date
                     Profession/Category       Specialty         Awarding Organization            Award Name                        Award Topic/Criteria                      Award Date                  Submission Details                     Nominee   Outcome

                                                                                                               As with the 2005, 2007 and 2009 programs, the 2011
                                                                                                               candidates will be judged on five criteria. The
                                                                                                               candidate must have:
                                                                                                                 1. Successfully served as a leader or managed an
                                                                                                               organization or company.
                                                                                                                 2. Shown the ability or power to effect change in the
                    Individual Leadership                                                      Top 25 Women in healthcare industry.
    Late 2010                                    Health            Modern Healthcare
                          (women)                                                                 Healthcare     3. Demonstrated a willingness to share expertise with
                                                                                                               others in the field.
                                                                                                                 4. Served as a role model or mentor to other female
                                                                                                               healthcare executives.
                                                                                                                 5. Assumed a leadership position in the industry
                                                                                                               outside of the candidates’ own organization or
                                                                                                               company.

                                                                                                                  This award recognizes individuals who have made or                        Submit nominations to: Joyce Haas, Assistant
                                                                                                                  are making extraordinary contributions to the American                    Staff Executive
                                                                                                                  public's health. Nominees may be: non-physicians who                      Commission on Health of the Public and
                                                              American Academy of Family         Public Health
   January 2011     Individual Leadership     Public Health                                                       have an extraordinary impact on the public health of                      Science
                                                                      Physicians                     Award
                                                                                                                  their community, state or nation; or practicing                           American Academy of Family Physicians
                                                                                                                  physicians who go beyond their patient community and                      11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway
                                                                                                                  have an extraordinary impact on the public health; or                     Leawood, Kansas 66211-2672
                                                                                                                  For all award categories, the nominee must have shown
                                                                                                                  a strong commitment to public service as a federal civil
                                                                                                                  servant and demonstrated significant accomplishments
                                                                                                                  within his or her particular government field. The                                                                              2009
                                                                                                                                                                                            All nominations to the Service to America
                                                Federal                                        Service to America finalists are determined by the Partnership for Public      Mid to Late                                                      Submission -
   January 2011     Individual Leadership                     Partnership for Public Service                                                                                                Medals program must be submitted using the
                                              Government                                             Medals       Service following careful review of the nominations         September                                                        Lois Kellett;
                                                                                                                                                                                            online application form.
                                                                                                                  and vetting of the potential finalists, including                                                                              not won
                                                                                                                  interviews with the potential finalists, their nominator
                                                                                                                  and references, and additional sources. Finalists in each
                                                                                                                  category are announced in middle to late June.
                                                                                                                  The purpose of the Under Secretary of Defense                             1. The award applies to the Office of the
                                                                                                                  (Comptroller) (USD(C)) Financial Management                               Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments,
                                                                                                                  Awards Program is to recognize significant                                the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the
                                                                                                                  contributions of individuals or groups to financial                       Combatant Commands, the Office of the
                                                                                                                  management improvement. There are three different                         Inspector General of the Department of Defense
                                                                                               Under Secretary of categories: A. Improvement of Financial Management                        (DoD), the Defense Agencies, and the DoD
                                                                                                   Defense        Internal Controls. This category recognizes                               Field Activities, and all other organizational
                    Individual/Organization
   February 2011                                Finance        Under Secretary of Defense         Comptroller     achievements in improving financial management               May 2010     entities within the DoD (hereafter referred to     Al Middleton
                          Leadership
                                                                                                   Financial      internal controls. B. Financial Management Initiative.                    collectively as ―the DoD Components‖).
                                                                                               Management Award This category recognizes improvement in aspects of                          2. For purposes of these awards, a team is
                                                                                                                  financial management programs. Improvements can be                        considered as a group of individuals, made up of
                                                                                                                  in budgeting, accounting, financial analysis, auditing,                   three to twenty individuals, brought together to
                                                                                                                  and other fields related to financial management. C.                      perform a specific task within a specific time
                                                                                                                  Financial Management Process Improvement. This                            frame. When two individuals work together on
                                                                                                                  category recognizes improvement in financial                              an applicable project or effort, they may be
                                                                                                                  management processes for recording, processing, and                       submitted jointly for an individual award.
Design and Architecture Awards
                                                       Awarding                                                                                                                                                                                                  Recommend
   Due Date        Category        Specialty          Organization           Award Name                                  Award Topic/Criteria                                Award Date                            Submission Details                            ed Nominee Outcome
                                                                                                  Modern Healthcare's 23rd annual Design Awards program
                                                                            2010 Modern           recognizes excellence in the design and planning of new and                                 For registered architects only. If you have additional
                  Design and      Health Care      Modern Healthcare
  March 2010                                                               Healthcare Design      remodeled healthcare facilities. The program accepts submissions         September, 2010    questions, please contact Jennifer McCullough at
                  Architecture   Facility Design      Magazine
                                                                           Awards Program         of all types and sizes of patient care-related facilities, and is open                      jmccullough@crain.com or 312.649.5353.
                                                                                                  to registered architects only.


                  Design and                       Building Design and
  March 2010                                                           Building Team Awards Information not available                                                        May 1, 2010
                  Architecture                        Construction


                                                                                                Small and large healthcare projects — new facilities and
                                                                                                renovations/additions — of any type are eligible including
                                                                                                hospitals, ambulatory-care facilities, medical office buildings,
                  Design and      Health Care       Boston Society of     Healthcare Facilities long-term care facilities, continuing-care facilities, biomedical
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                  Architecture   Facility Design       Architects               Design          facilities, in-school clinics, dentists' offices, specialty facilities,
                                                                                                etc. Assisted-living, retirement, child-care, and similar facilities
                                                                                                are not eligible in their own right but healthcare elements of such
                                                                                                facilities are eligible.
                                                                                                Requirements:
                                                                                                1. Must be a project team that has worked together to change
                                                                                                the face of healthcare design through innovation, creativity,
                  Design and      Health Care          FacilityCare           Symposium         efficiency and teamwork.
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                  Architecture   Facility Design        Magazine          Distinction Awards 2. For projects to qualify for this award, part of the construction
                                                                                                phase must have taken place between October 1, 2008 and the
                                                                                                present
                                                                                                3. The facility must be completed and occupied at the time of
                                                                                                submission
                                                                                                  Established in 1993, the Vista Award is a national mark of
                                                                                                  distinction and honor, recognizing the importance of teamwork
                                                                                                  in the healthcare design and building environment in three
                                                                                                  categories: new construction, renovation and infrastructure. For
                                                                                                                                                                                              Eligible applicants include all employees, design
                                                                                                  more than a decade, the Vista Award has been regarded as a
                                                                                                                                                                                              professionals and other individuals working with the design
                                                   American Society for                           mark of distinction and honor recognizing the importance of
                  Design and      Health Care                                                                                                                                                 and construction of hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, long-
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                  Architecture   Facility Design                                                                                                                                              term care facilities, and medical office buildings. There is a
                                                   Engineering (ASHE)                             occupancies. The Vista Award differs from other design awards
                                                                                                                                                                                              non-refundable $195 entry fee. Application is extensive and
                                                                                                  in that it recognizes at the team approach process rather than the
                                                                                                                                                                                              requires involvement from multiple individuals.
                                                                                                  outcome. The use of the team approach enables facilities to:
                                                                                                  • Serve their community more effectively
                                                                                                  • Implement projects on time and on budget
                                                                                                  • Create greater efficiency, flexibility and productivity
Design and Architecture Awards
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   Due Date      Category        Specialty         Organization        Award Name                             Award Topic/Criteria                           Award Date                          Submission Details                            ed Nominee Outcome
                                                                                                                                                                            General Submission Guidelines
                                                                                          The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Academy of                     1. Project authorship will remain concealed throughout the
                                                                                          Architecture for Health (AAH) have initiated the AIA National                     deliberations of the jury. If the authorship is revealed on any
                                                                                          Healthcare Design Awards. Continuing the AIA's legacy of                          of the images, plans, or narrative, the entry will be
                                                                                          celebrating outstanding works of contemporary architects, the                     disqualified. However, project identity and location are
                                                                                          new awards program showcases the best of healthcare building                      acceptable.
                                                                                          design and health design-oriented research (completed after                       2. Entry fees must accompany each submission. The entry
                                                                                          2003). Projects should exhibit conceptual strength and solve                      fee is $300.00 per project for AIA members, and $325 for
                                                                                          aesthetic, civic, urban, and social concerns as well as the                       nonmembers.
                                                                        AIA National
                Design and      Health Care      American Institute                       requisite functional and sustainability concerns of a healthcare                  3. Rights to photos, digital images, and plans must be
 January 2011                                                         Healthcare Design
                Architecture   Facility Design     of Architects                          facility.