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Award of Excellence

Excellence in Humanitarian Services

This award highlights the volunteer effort SHM members provide to at-risk populations above and beyond the hospital care provided to patients and their families during daily activities as hospitalists.

Criteria for Evaluation

While all of the following may not apply to each candidate, the Awards Committee will use the following criteria as a basis for evaluation:

  • Service to disadvantaged populations, locally, nationally, or internationally
  • May be a single event or over many years
  • Preference given to improving health or delivering medical care
  • May be voluntary or compensated position, but services provided are not motivated by financial compensation (compensation is not commensurate with services

Nominations are now closed for 2017.

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