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Is There Someone in Your Professional Life that You Would Like to Honor?

ACOEP AwardsYou can do this by nominating them for an award from the ACOEP, and here’s how:

Bruce D. Horton, D.O., FACOEP, Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to a member of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physician who had made contributions to the College and/or emergency medicine through his or her actions, dedication and deeds over his
or her career.

Benjamin A. Field, D.O., FACOEP, Mentor of the Year Award is awarded to a member of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physician or emergency medicine community who had made contributions to teaching emergency physicians, residents and students.

Robert D. Aranosian, D.O., FACOEP Excellence in EMS Award is awarded to a member of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physician or emergency medicine community who had made contributions to the field of EMS that furthered the operation, teaching or development of the specialty through his or her actions, dedication and deeds.

Honorary Membership is awarded to physicians and lay people alike who have contributed to the success of the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physician or emergency medicine community through his or her actions, dedication and deeds.

Janice A. Wachtler Educator of the Year is awarded to an educator who has made significant contribution to emergency medical education. The nominee should constitute the caliber of educator who has achieved a pinnacle level and is considered a consummate role model to the emergency medicine community, through inspired and motivated teaching encourages others to achieve their greatest potential; has made contributions for the advancement of emergency medicine education through innovative instruction or design, or has created a compelling vision for the future.

Practice Innovation Award is presented to nominee(s) who have developed an innovative process through which the practice of emergency medicine is improved by the implementation of this process. The innovation must improve the efficiency, patient safety and/or quality of care in the emergency department and be easily transferrable to other emergency department settings, sustainable over the long term and demonstrates collaboration between the emergency department and hospital team.

Nominations are accepted annually through March 1 and must include a cover letter explaining why the nominee should be considered, a recent CV and, picture of the nominee.

Nominations should be sent to the Chair, Nominating Committee, ACOEP, 142 E. Ontario Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60611