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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF July 26, 2019 | Archived Issues

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Deadline for Award Nominations Is Aug. 12

A call for nominations is now open for the Pioneer in Medicine and Master Clinician awards, which will be presented during the annual meeting of the medical staff on Oct. 14, 2019. All medical staff members are eligible to participate, with a panel selecting the winners.

The deadline for submissions is August 12, 2019. Please review the criteria and instructions below before submitting your nominations.

The Pioneer in Medicine Award

This award is given to a member of the medical staff who has made clinical and research contributions recognized at Cedars-Sinai and in the national or international medical communities. The criteria for candidates for the Pioneer in Medicine award are set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff, Article XXVI, Section 26.1(c) as follows:

  • The candidate shall have made a major contribution to the medical center.
  • The candidate shall be or have been involved in research.
  • The candidate shall have been published in national or international peer-reviewed journals.
  • The candidate shall be a teacher and a positive role model.
  • The candidate shall be an innovator or have changed the medical world around him or her.
  • The candidate shall have made clinical contributions recognized nationally.
  • The candidate shall have been a physician at the medical center during a major part of his or her career.

Master Clinician Award (New)

The award is separate and distinct from the Pioneer in Medicine Award. The master clinician candidate shall have an outstanding reputation and clinical expertise. Additionally, the candidate shall have demonstrated a major impact on advancing healthcare at Cedars-Sinai and the community. The criteria for candidates for the master clinician award are set forth in the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff, Article XXV, as follows:

  • The candidate shall have spent the majority of their career at Cedars-Sinai.
  • The candidate shall be a renowned clinician with an established reputation and demonstrated expertise who has made a substantive contribution to patient care at Cedars-Sinai.
  • The candidate shall have contributed clinical innovation that has improved patient care in a significant and systemic way at Cedars-Sinai.
  • The candidate shall have demonstrated community activism and educational efforts that advanced healthcare and the wellbeing of the Cedars-Sinai community.
  • The candidate shall have made contributions recognized at a national level by specialty societies or specialty boards.
  • The candidate shall represent the paragon of collegiality who fosters collaboration to offer best possible patient care.
  • The candidate shall have committee service at Cedars-Sinai.

Nominations

To submit a nomination for either award, please include a letter detailing your nominee's qualifications, key contributions and major accomplishments, as well as a copy of your nominee’s curriculum vitae. You can email these documents to monique.araya@cshs.org, or by mail to:

Monique Araya, MD
Vice Chief of Staff, Cedars-Sinai
8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite 2211
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Attention: Jenna Renella

For more information, contact jenna.renella@cshs.org.