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Judith E. Tintinalli Award for Outstanding Contribution in Education


The Judith E. Tintinalli 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.

2019 Award Recipient

William Ken Milne, MD


The Education Award features the recipient's name and ACEP logo on sterling agate and gray marble diamante award. The recipient's name is inscribed on a master plaque at ACEP Headquarters.


Any member of the College may nominate himself/herself or another member for this award. The nominee must be a member of the College.

The nominee should have made an outstanding contribution to academic emergency medicine. Examples might include: advancement of emergency medicine through educational activities, truly outstanding teacher who has made a major educational impact on the specialty, development of teaching tools (books, other publications, audiovisuals, teaching approaches), outstanding role in emergency medicine resident education, and dedicated commitment to and action toward high-quality emergency medicine education.

Past Recipients

1989 Robert Dailey, MD, FACEP
1990 Judith Tintinalli, MD, MS,FACEP
1991 Ernest Ruiz, MD, FACEP
1992 Douglas Rund, MD
1993 W. Richard Bukata, MD/
          John Moorhead, MD, FACEP
1994 Peter Rosen, MD, FACEP
1995 Robert Hockberger, MD, FACEP
1996 Jerome Hoffman, MD, FACEP
1997 Vincent Marcovchick, MD, FACEP
1998 Allan Wolfson, MD, FACEP
1999 Paul Auerbach, MD, FACEP
         Robert Strauss, Jr., MD, FACEP
2000 John A. Marx, MD, FACEP
2001 Donald M. Yealy, MD, FACEP
2002 Richard M. Cantor, MD, FACEP
2003 Diane M. Birnbaumer, MD, FACEP

2004 Marianne Gausche-Hill, MD, FACEP
2005 Glenn C. Hamilton, MD
2006 Gloria J. Kuhn, DO, FACEP
2007 Ron M. Walls, MD, FACEP
2008 Earl Reisdorff, MD, FACEP/
         Brian Zink, MD, FACEP
2009 Mary Jo Wagner, MD, FACEP
2010 Alfred D. Sacchetti, MD, FACEP
2011 Cherri D. Hobgood, MD, FACEP
2012 David S. Howes, MD, FACEP
2013 Amal Mattu, MD, FACEP
         Jeffrey Tabas, MD, FACEP
2014 William K. Mallon, MD, FACEP
2015 Mel Herbert, MD, FACEP
2016 James R. Roberts, MD, FACEP
2017 Francis L. Counselman, MD, FACEP
2018 Corey M. Slovis, MD, FACEP
2019 William Ken Milne, MD



Entry Procedures

Any member may nominate a member by submitting a completed nomination form. Submit the nomination form, nominee's curriculum vitae, and up to 3 letters of support to Mary Ellen Fletcher, CPC, CEDC, at the ACEP Headquarters. Letters of support are greatly encouraged and are at the discretion of the nominator. Additionally, a nominee should have only one nomination whether from a chapter, entity (such as a committee or section), or individual. All entries must be submitted by the deadline for consideration by the Awards Committee.


The Awards Committee will judge the entries, with its recommendations subject to review by the ACEP Board of Directors. The decision of the Board is final, and the Board reserves the right to make no award if there are no nominees of sufficient merit. The award will be presented at the annual President's Awards Banquet. 

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