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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. 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:
Attn: Chair, Nominating Committee 
ACOEP, 142 E. Ontario Street
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60611

 

ACOEP Awards:

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  • Bruce D. Horton, D.O., FACOEP, Lifetime Achievement Award

    This 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.

    Previous Award Recipients
    1980 Bruce D. Horton, D.O., FACOEP 2009 Douglas M. Hill, D.O., FACOEP-D
    2003 Joseph W. Stella, D.O., FACOEP 2010 Levente Batizy, D.O., FACOEP
    2004 Robert D. Aranosian, D.O., FACOEP 2011 Michael Q. Doyle, D.O., FACOEP
    2005 John W. Becher, Jr., D.O., FACOEP 2012 Peter A. Bell, D.O., MBA, FACOEP-D
    2006 Theodore Spevack, D.O., FACOEP 2013 Dale Carrison, D.O., MS, FACOEP
    2007 Anthony Gerbasi, D.O., FACOEP 2014 Joseph J. Heck, D.O., FACOEP
    2008 Ben H. Chlapek, D.O., FACOEP    

  • Benjamin A. Field, D.O., FACOEP, Mentor of the Year Award

    This 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.

    Criteria:  The person receiving this award may be an emergency medicine physician, or a member of the emergency medicine community, such as an individual at a COM or residency program who has impacted on the lives of students and residents in emergency medicine.

    Previous Award Recipients
    2003 Michael Q. Doyle, D.O., FACOEP 2010 John Prestosh, D.O., FACOEP
    2004 Joseph J. Kuchinski, D.O., FACOEP
    & Theodore Spevack, D.O., FACOEP
    2011 John W. Graneto, D.O., FACOEP-D
    2005 Douglas L. McGee, D.O., FACOEP
    & Steven J. Parrillo, D.O., FACOEP
    2012 Mary J. Hughes, D.O., FACOEP-D
    2006 Mark A. Mitchell, D.O., FACOEP 2013 David T. Malicke, D.O., FACOEP
    2007 Victor J. Scali, D.O., FACOEP 2014 Joseph Dougherty, D.O., FACOEP
    2008 Anthony Jennings, D.O., FACOEP    
    2009 Alan R. Janssen, D.O., FACOEP    

  • Robert D. Aranosian, D.O., FACOEP Excellence in EMS Award

    This 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.

    Criteria: The person receiving this award must be involved in EMS and may be a physician, an EMS professional, e.g., fire official, who has contributed to the creation of or work in the field of Emergency Medicine Services.  His or her actions and deeds while serving the public may be on a national, regional or local basis.

    Previous Award Recipients
    2003 Joe A. Nelson, D.O., FACOEP 2010 Drew A. Koch, D.O., FACOEP-D
    2004 John W. Becher, Jr., D.O., FACOEP 2011 Lisa Hrutkay, D.O., FACOEP
    2005 Joseph Heck, D.O., FACOEP 2012 Thomas Brabson, DO, FACOEP-D
    2006 William Bograkos, D.O., FACOEP 2013 G. Joseph Beirne, D.O., FACOEP
    2007 Wayne Jones, D.O., FACOEP 2014 Murry B. Sturkie, D.O., FACOEP
    2008 Bernard Heilicser, D.O., FACOEP    
    2009 Paula DeJesus D.O., FACOEP    

  • Honorary Membership

    This 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

    This 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.

    Criteria: The nominee must be a DO or MD or advanced degreed individual who is involved in an approved AOA or ACGME accredited emergency medicine residency or medical toxicology, EMS, pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training program or medical school program.

    Previous Award Recipients
    2014 Alan R. Janssen, D.O., FACOEP-D

  • Practice Innovation Award

    This 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.