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Mid-Atlantic Health Equity Council Health Equity Hero Award Call for Nominations

posted Jun 9, 2014, 12:38 PM by Tech Support   [ updated Feb 27, 2017, 1:37 PM ]
The nomination period for the Mid-Atlantic Health Equity Council Health Equity Hero Award is now open. This award highlights the exemplary achievement of the individuals that support community efforts in the goal of ending health disparities and promoting health equity. 

Nominees can be health care providers, advocates, administrators, clinicians or policy makers. Volunteers and individuals that work to improve health equity and whose efforts make a difference in communities are unsung heroes that deserve to be recognized and honored.

The first award ceremony will take place in December 2014. Nominees for the Health Equity Hero Award should demonstrate:
  1. Excellence and serve as visible leader working in the community to drive change by promoting multi-sector collaboration and ensuring accountability and transparency; 
  2. Commitment to eliminating health disparities by addressing one or more social determinants of health through the use of asset-based and innovative approaches to meet needs and build community; and 
  3. Improvement in the lives or experiences of others that is both measurable and replicable. 
Do you have someone in mind? Completed nominations form by clicking here