It’s Awards Season

2016 Medical Director of the Year Award
David A. LeVine, MD, CMD

The Foundation for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is now accepting nominations and submissions for multiple award programs. Recognize your work and the work of others with these prestigious awards, national recognition at the Society’s Annual Conference, and monetary awards associated with some programs. Click here to watch a video about the fathers of the Society – James Pattee and William Dodd, which two of the below awards are named for. Nominations are due by November 18th.

• Quality Improvement Award
This program will support the winner with a $5,000 award. The $5,000 award will support an innovative research project that will make a distinct impact on the quality of PA/LTC. Projects should be focused on initiatives that focus on facility staff education, quality improvement programs, research on interventions and treatment, and health literacy. Learn more or submit a program here.

• Quality Improvement & Health Outcome Awards
Three facilities will be awarded $1,000 each for QI programs they have successfully implemented to improve the quality of life for their residents. Learn more or submit a program here.

• Medical Director of the Year Award
This award recognizes those individuals whose vision, passion, leadership, knowledge, and commitment succeed in taking patient care in the facilities they serve as medical director to exceptional levels of quality, excellence, and innovation. Learn more or nominate an individual here.

• James Pattee Award for Excellence in Education
This award is presented to an individual in recognition of his/her significant contributions to the educational goals of the Society, as well as to advance education specific to post-acute/long-term care practice, and to promote Society leadership via educational endeavors within the post-acute/ long-term care continuum. Learn more or nominate an individual here.

• William Dodd Founder's Award for Distinguished Service
This award recognizes significant contributions by those individuals who build the organizational strength, image, and mission of the Society to promote medical direction and physician services in long- term care by enhancing the reputation of the Society, and advancing the Society's goals to improve the care delivered to patients throughout the long-term care continuum. Learn more or nominate an individual here.