The Lou Graff Award for Excellence in Observation Medicine Award recognizes emergency physicians who have made a significant contribution to the field of observation medicine within emergency medicine.
Michael A. Ross, MD, FACEP
The award features the recipient’s name and the ACEP logo. The recipient’s name is inscribed on a master plaque at ACEP Headquarters.
2023 Michael A. Ross, MD, FACEP
Any member of the College, or any chapter, section, or committee may nominate a member for this award that has made a significant contribution to observation medicine. Nominees must be an ACEP member for at least five years and not received a national ACEP award previously.
The Observation Medicine Section will evaluate all nominations submitted by the deadline. Nominees should have made an outstanding contribution in at least one of these areas:
Any ACEP member who wishes to nominate a candidate should complete a nomination form. Submit the nomination form, nominee’s curriculum vitae, and up to three letters of support through the online nomination form located on the ACEP website. Letters of support are greatly encouraged and are at the discretion of the nominator. Additionally, a nominee should have only one nomination, whether from an individual or from a chapter, section, or committee. All entries must be submitted for consideration no later than the publicized deadline. Receipt of each nomination will be confirmed by email. Please follow up if you do not receive a confirmation.