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Accepting Award Nominations - 2021 Annual Meeting - Deadline May 27, 2021

4 May 2021 7:55 AM | Anonymous

The Institute of Medicine of Chicago is accepting award nominations to honor outstanding individuals in healthcare, public service, and population health.  The awards will be presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting on June 25, 2021.  

Deadline for Entries May 27, 2021 

THE HENRY P. RUSSE, MD

CITATION FOR EXEMPLARY COMPASSION IN HEALTHCARE

HENRY P. RUSSE, MD(February 12, 1928-May 10, 1991) served as Dean of Rush Medical College at Rush University Medical Center and served five terms as President of The Institute of Medicine of Chicago during an extraordinary decade of personal and professional commitment to the advancement of medicine.  To recognize his contributions, the Trustees of Rush University Medical Center and The Institute of Medicine of Chicago have established the Henry P. Russe, MD Citation for Exemplary Compassion in Healthcare.  This ongoing award demonstrates, as Dr. Russe exemplified, that humanitarianism must characterize the practice of medicine and medical education beyond the science, technology and personal skillfulness essential in caring for the health of our fellow citizens.

 Download The Henry P. Russe MD Citation Award Nomination Form here. 

The IOMC Award for Public Service

Presented to a Chicago, Cook and Collar counties area healthcare professional who has a longstanding history of highly valuable public service on a voluntary basis.  Such service should have enhanced the health of residents of the Chicago, Cook and Collar counties area.  The healthcare professional need not be a Fellow of the IOMC.

The IOMC Humanitarian Global Health Award

Presented to a Chicago, Cook and Collar counties area individual or organization that has provided voluntary, longstanding, and international humanitarian health service(s).  The recipient need not be a Fellow or affiliated with the IOMC.

The Portes/IOMC Award for Excellence in Prevention of Disease

Awarded periodically to an individual in the Illinois region who has shown excellence in health promotion and disease prevention by their contributions in the area of prevention of disease, and the remediation of disability and human suffering.  The individual need not be a Fellow of the IOMC.

Innovation in Health Care/Health Care Delivery

The Innovations in Health Care/Health Care Delivery Award recognizes an individual or organization that has implemented an approach, strategy or improvement in health care or health care delivery that enhances patient care, equity and/or improves outcomes.  The healthcare professional need not be a Fellow of the IOMC.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is a rare recognition provided by the Institute to an individual whose contributions, meaning and significance to the Institute cannot be expressed in any other way.  Acknowledges an individual and a career as a healthcare leader and abiding commitment to the welfare of patients and health of the citizens of Chicago, Cook, Collar Counties and the State of Illinois.

Download the Awards Nomination Form here. 

All entries must be submitted no later than May 27, 2021 at instituteofmedicinechicago@gmail.com.

Questions? Contact IOMC by email at iomcstaff@iomc.org or by telephone at 312. 709.2685. 

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