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WIAAP Annual Awards - Nominations due February 1, 2018

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Nomination and Selection Process

Nominations for WIAAP Annual awards are open for Pediatrician of the Year, Community Service Award and Legislator of the Year. Nominations are due February 1, 2018. Letter(s) of recommendation should be included. Nominees will be considered if they meet one or more of the suggested criteria. Final selections and approval of the award recipients will be made by a majority vote of the chapter board of directors.

Nomination materials should be sent via email to Kia LaBracke at KLaBracke@wiaap.org.

This year's awards will be presented at WIAAP's Fall Open Forum on Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Oconomowoc, WI.


PEDIATRICIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

The WIAAP Pediatrician of the Year award is given to an outstanding pediatrician who has contributed to the improve- ment of child health care at the chapter level. It can also be given for either a special project or for years of service on behalf of children. To be eligible, the candidate must be a chapter member and Fellow in good standing with WIAAP.

Selection Criteria

Nominations shall be based on the following criteria:

  1. Active involvement in local chapter initiatives

  2. Work in the area of advocacy for children

  3. Involvement in community public awareness campaigns on behalf of children

  4. Excellence in clinical areas

  5. Active involvement on state-level committee(s)

  6. Active involvement in the passage of state legislation benefitting children

  7. Involvement in special projects, programs, committees or activities that serve the needs of children

  8. Well respected in medical and public communities

  9. Longevity and contributions to the profession and practice of pediatrics

  10. Recognized mentor of younger generation of pediatricians through participation in academic or other interface with medical students, residents and/or young physicians 


COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

The WIAAP Community Service award is presented to a state resident who has contributed outstanding work as an advocate for children and children’s healthcare.

Selection Criteria

Nominations shall be based on the following criteria:

  1. Demonstrated service to a project or cause on behalf of children and the health of children

  2. Established community involvement to effect change in systems affecting children’s issues

  3. Proven commitment to children’s issues

  4. Local or state champion of causes affecting children 


LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

The WIAAP Legislator of the Year award is presented to a Wisconsin legislator responsible for outstanding work as an advocate for children and children’s healthcare.

Selection Criteria

Nominations shall be based on the following criteria:

1. Authored or co-authored legislation impacting children’s issues

2. Proven track record of voting in favor of legislation promoting children’s health

3. Public support of issues concerning the health and well-being of children

4. Singular, vocal and informed proponent of a particularly complex or relevant legislative initiative