ACEP Leadership and Excellence Awards
The American College of Emergency Physicians Awards Program has been developed for one reason: to recognize leadership and excellence.
The program provides an opportunity to recognize all members for significant professional contributions as well as service to the College.
All members of ACEP are eligible to participate in one or more of the College's award programs.
The ACEP Awards Program is yours. It succeeds only when you take an active role. The method of entry has been made as easy as possible.
All entries must be submitted by March 1, 2017, to be considered by the Awards Committee. Receipt of each nomination will be confirmed by e-mail. Please follow up if you do not receive a confirmation. Award recipients will be informed by May 1, 2017 and will be announced publicly at the President's Awards Banquet during the College's annual meeting.In addition, ACEP will publicize the winners in ACEP Now and will recognize them at various venues during the annual meeting.
If you have any questions, please contact ACEP, Mary Ellen Fletcher by email, by phone at 800/798-1822, extension 3145, or the Awards Committee Chair, Paul D. Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP.
Online Nomination Form - 2017 Leadership & Excellence Awards
2017 Leadership and Excellence Awards Brochure
2017 Leadership and Excellence Awards Nomination Form (Word)
2017 Leadership and Excellence Awards Nomination Form (PDF)
The American College of Emergency Physicians Awards Program honors leadership and excellence. The program provides an opportunity to recognize all members for significant professional contributions as well as service to the College. All members of ACEP are eligible to participate in one or more of the College’s award
The Award for Outstanding Contribution in Education is presented to an ACEP member who has made a significant contribution to the educational aspects of the specialty.
The Award for Outstanding Contribution in Research is presented to an ACEP member who has made a significant contribution to research in emergency medicine.
The Colin C. Rorrie, Jr, PhD Award for Excellence in Health Policy is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to achieving the health policy objectives of the College and/or who has demonstrated outstanding skills, talent, and commitment as an administrative or political leader.
The Council Meritorious Service Award is presented to a member of the College who has served as a councillor for at least three years and who, in that capacity has made consistent contributions to the growth and maturation of the ACEP Council.
The Disaster Medical Sciences Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions of national/international significance or impact to the field of disaster medicine.
The Award for Outstanding Contribution in EMS is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in EMS of national significance or application.
The Honorary Membership Award is presented to an individual who has rendered outstanding service to the College or to the specialty of emergency medicine.
The James D. Mills Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine Award is presented to an active, life, or honorary member for significant contributions to emergency medicine. This award is named after the late James D. Mills, Jr, MD, the second president of the College.
The John A. Rupke Legacy Award is presented to a current College member for outstanding lifetime contributions to the College. In recognition of longevity and unwavering dedication to the College, the Legacy award is given in honor of John A. Rupke, MD, one of the initial founding members of the College.
The John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award is presented to a current or past national ACEP leader - member of the Board of Directors or officer of the Council - for outstanding contributions to the College. The award is named after John G. Wiegenstein, MD, a founding member and the first president of ACEP.