AMA Awards for Outstanding Government Service

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The American Medical Association (AMA) solicits annual nominations for outstanding government service—considered one of the most prestigious awards honoring elected officials and career government employees. These awards aim to recognize significant accomplishments to advance public health.

Awards – The AMA Awards for outstanding government service awards the following 7 categories of elected and career public servants in national, state and local government who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to improving public health:

•U.S. senator

•U.S. representative

•Member of the executive branch serving by presidential/political appointment

•Member of the executive brand in career public service

•Governor or elected statewide official

•Member of the state legislature

•Career public servant at the state or local level

Award Criteria – Active Duty nominees who have met the following criteria will be considered for the award:

•Contributed significantly to the public health through elected and career government service

•Demonstrated outstanding leadership in his/her field

•Possesses high personal integrity

•Promoted the art and science of medicine via government service

•Developed a special project that contributed to the public health of a given community or special population

Additional information may be found in attached brochure and nomination form. 

Do not submit awards directly to AMA.  Submit nominations for Chief, BUMED endorsement for the AMA awards NLT Friday, 21 October 2022, via e-mail to BUMED POCs, LT Kevin Mollema and Janel Schulte (contact in the global).  Supplemental supporting material should be limited to no more than 10 pages.

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