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Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. 2014 Health Policy Leadership Award

Louis W. Sullivan, M.D.

Health Policy Leadership Award

The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. (AAPS) is accepting nominations for the  “Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. Health Policy 2014 Leadership Award” named in honor of Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (1989-93) and founder of the prestigious Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Sullivan is a public member of the AAPS Board of Directors.

Candidates for the Sullivan Award shall have, or are in the process of establishing a truly outstanding contribution through an initiative to improve the health status of individuals, targeted groups and communities within the nation or internationally. The candidate may have a primary role either within, or outside the public health sector. Nominees are required to meet a least one of the following criteria:


  • Did the candidate serve as a champion in promoting major health policy changes?
  • Did the candidate use innovative methods of promoting public health policies to targeted stakeholders?
  • Is the candidate, a policy originator who affected major health policy legislation?
  • Did the candidate advocate for health policy improvements?
  • Has the candidate been recognized for any distinguishing achievements related to health policy?

Winners will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physician Specialists in Tampa, Florida.  Also, the security code at the end of the application must be entered in order for submission to be completed.

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