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Texas Chapter Awards
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Nominations must include:
Questions? Please call the chapter office at 512-370-1528.
The Texas Chapter Laureate Award honors Fellows and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, and service to their communities, Chapter, and the College. The recipient of this award shall bear the title Laureate of the Texas Chapter. The awardees shall be senior physicians and Fellows or Masters of long-standing, with acknowledged excellence and peer approval in the field of internal medicine. In addition, the awardees should have served their Chapter with distinction. Exceptional circumstances may modify these requirements.
The Texas Chapter Volunteerism and Community Service Award recognizes a Master, Fellow, Resident, or member of ACP for significant community impact through their medically related volunteer service. Awardees must have displayed service on a completely voluntary basis and not required for the completion of teaching, training, or position requirements. Volunteer work must have been done as a physician and be medically related. Recipients of this award have distinguished themselves as true humanitarians to be honored for their voluntary contributions in medicine. Please note, self nominations are not permitted for this award.
The Council of Early Career Physician of the Year Award honors an active ACP member with high intellect and leadership skills, who is respected among his/her peers and has been in practice for at least ten years after residency. Recipients of this award will be recognized for their outstanding achievement in the areas of academics, leadership and/or advocacy for the field of internal medicine. An early career physician includes members who are within 16 years of completion of medical school.
The Andy Diehl On Being a Doctor Essay Award is presented to an ACP Resident or Medical Student Member in recognition of his/her winning written prose or poetry. The winning author is invited to present an oral presentation at the annual meeting during the General Session. Residents and Medical Students will receive an invitation to submit entries for consideration.
The Snyder/Chumley Advocate of the Year Award is presented by TXACP Services, the advocacy arm of the Texas Chapter of the ACP, to a chapter member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the areas of legislative advocacy and grassroots activism. The awardee must be a registered Key Contact who has consistently communicated concerns on behalf of the TXACP Services to elected officials on issues and served as a community spokesperson on behalf of internal medicine and patients. In addition, this person has expanded the Chapter's advocacy program, recruited new Key Contacts, and actively participated in Leadership Day visits and/or other meetings with legislators and staff.
All Nominations for Chapter awards must include a detailed letter of recommendation and curriculum vitae; additional letters of support are welcome.
Send nominations to: Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Awards and Recognitions Committee, 401 W. 15th St., Austin, TX 78701; or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting
November 17-18, 2018, JW Marriott Austin
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