Outstanding Physician Awards

 

2nd Annual Outstanding Physician Award Recipients from left to right: Leadership Award: Kathy Cook, MD; Humanitarian Award: James Barad, MD, Everything for Sight; Teaching Award: Joel Dickerman, DO; Clinical Outpatient Award: Caroline Rowlands, MD

 

The El Paso County Medical Society annually recognizes community physicians who demonstrate outstanding professionaliam and skill in the science and art of medicine. Since 2016, the Outstanding Physician Award celebrates colleagues who exemplify the values embodied in the title "physician": Leadership, Teaching, Clinical Inpatient Care, Clinical Outpatient Care, and Humanitarianism. These awards are an honor for the physicians who receive them, and our community which benefits from the level of care encouraged by these professional men and women.

 

Nominate a deserving Physician for the 2018 Outstanding Physician Awards today!

 

 

Outstanding Physician Award Categories:

The Outstanding Physician Awards holds 5 categories. The awards committee will use the following criteria as a basis for evaluation for each category:

Leadership Award

  • Professionalism
  • Honest and ethical behavior
  • Ability to identify the strengths of a team
  • Promotion of clinical knowledge
  • Leadership in medicine and in the community
  • Outstanding contributions in medical instruction or medical education administration
  • Outstanding contributions to patient care
  • Outstanding communication, motivation, or creativity skills

Clinical Inpatient Award

  • Outstanding contributions to patient care
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership in organized medicine
  • Innovations in hospital or medical groups
  • Organizational activities

Teaching Award

  • Dedicated to the discipline of teaching
  • Leadership in the advancement of innovative educational curricula
  • Outstanding contributions in medical instruction or medical education administration
  • Established role model or mentor to students
  • Impact and relevance of research to medicine
  • Focus on excellence in teaching at the bedside

Clinical Outpatient Award

  • Outstanding contributions to patient care
  • professionalism
  • Promotion of clinical knowledge
  • Leadership in medicine
  • Innovations in practice management

Humanitarian Award

  • Medical service to disadvantaged populations, locally, nationally or internationally
  • May be a single event or on-going
  • May be voluntary or compensated position, but services are not motivated by financial compensation

 

Eligibility for Awards:

  • Nominee must be a current member of EPCMS and cannot self-nominate
  • Nominators can nominate one nominee for each award
  • Nominations must be submitted or turned in to EPCMS NO LATER THAN September 30th

 

The following must be uploaded with the Nomination Application:

  • 1 or 2 page nomination letter
  • Additional supporting material may be uploaded (Optional)

 

The award winners will be chosen by the EPCMS Outstanding Physician Awards committee.

 

 

Nominate a deserving Physician for the 2018 Outstanding Physician Awards today!