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Award for Outstanding Service in Hospital Medicine

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The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Award for Outstanding Service in Hospital Medicine recognizes exceptional service to the discipline of hospital medicine.

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:

  • Organizational activities
  • Innovations in hospital or medical groups
  • Leadership in organized medicine or the community
  • Contributions in public policy

Eligibility for Awards

Any current SHM member other than board members, officers, or SHM Awards Committee members is eligible to apply.

Please note: All nominees must be SHM members. Nominees may be self-nominated.

Submission Requirements

All submissions for the Award for Outstanding Service in Hospital Medicine require the following:

  • Nominee's name, title, organization, phone number and email address (if this is not a self-nomination, include your relationship to the nominee)
  • A letter consisting of at least one paragraph, not to exceed one page, either self-nomination or from another party addressing the specific criteria, which are the basis for evaluation for the award of the nominee being considered

Deadline for Nominations is October 14, 2016

Please email awards@hospitalmedicine.org with any questions or for additional information.