The Award for Outstanding Contribution in Research is presented to an ACEP member who has made a significant contribution to research in emergency medicine.
Rebecca M. Cunningham, MD, FACEP
Gail D'Onofrio, MD, FACEP
The Research Award features the recipient's name and ACEP logo on a 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 research in emergency medicine as demonstrated in accomplishments. Examples might include: outstanding research, research innovation, published original research, or a major and lasting research contribution.
1986 James Niemann, MD, FACEP
2005 Emanuel P. Rivers, MD
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 Research Forum luncheon, held in conjunction with the annual meeting. The recipient will also be recognized at the annual President's Awards Banquet.