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Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals (ACVP) Awards

Peggy McElgunn, Esq. Executive Director, Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals
Peggy McElgunn, Esq. Executive Director, Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals
ACVP's Awards program allows us all to be excellent! This is a great way to recognize your peers and their contributions, not only to the Alliance, but to the healthcare profession. The ACVP nomination process is easy you can nominate online at www.acp-online.org. Take the time to honor someone you know self-nominations are accepted too!! ACVP Awards and criteria are outlined below: Innovator Award This award recognizes individuals who have made cumulative contributions to the field of cardiology and/or pulmonary and healthcare in general. Criteria: Candidates will be judged based upon objective measures which are weighted. Points are awarded for contribution to healthcare through a unique service, product or idea. Points are also given for number of years in the field, number of years supporting a professional organization; number of years a member of ACVP (or predecessor organization); years participating in a leadership position; projects and activities completed (accomplishments); and interview. Candidates are asked to provide a biography/resume along with a paragraph stating what is their greatest contribution to the profession has been. Cardiovascular Leadership Award This award is given to an individual in a leadership, management or administrative position in the cardiovascular services field. Criteria: Candidates will be identified through a review of qualifications including number of years in the field, number of years supporting a professional organization, number of years a member of ACVP (or predecessor organization); submission statements indicating why the candidate is considered a leader. Candidates are asked to submit a brief biography/resume along with a statement regarding the reason they are active in their specialty. Cardiovascular Professional Award This award is given to a cardiovascular professional for outstanding contribution to cardiovascular services. Criteria: Candidates will be identified through a review of qualifications including number of years in the field, number of years supporting a professional organization, and demonstration of commitment to healthcare in general. Candidates are asked to submit a brief biography/resume. Writing Award This award recognizes individuals who have made contributions to the field of cardiology through writing original articles and/or manuscripts for publications designed to educate and/or inform healthcare professionals. Criteria: Candidates will be judged based upon objective measures which are weighted. Points are awarded for number of articles submitted to publications as well as number of articles printed. Points awarded for discussion of topics as well. Candidates are also asked to provide a biography/resume along with article submissions for consideration. Candidates are asked to submit a brief biography/resume. There is plenty of opportunity to recognize a colleague or associate. These awards carry with them not only recognition, but prizes as well! Please submit your nominations today by visiting www.acp-online.org.
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