Lawrenceville, NJ, August 16, 2016 – In a continuing effort to recognize extraordinary contributions to healthcare in New Jersey, the Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Foundation and MDAdvantage Insurance Company are calling for nominations for the 2017 Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awards®. The deadline for nominations is August 30, 2016.
This event began in 1939 and has been sponsored by MDAdvantage since 2003. The awards are named after Edward J. Ill, MD, a New Jersey physician who was a pioneer in promoting continuing education in ways that set the national standard. Each of the Foundation’s Awards recognizes “excellence in medicine” as manifested in the varied ways that may significantly impact the health and well-being of our citizens in New Jersey and nationally.
- Edward J. Ill Physician’s Award®
- Peter W. Rodino, Jr., Citizen’s Award®
- Verice M. Mason Community Service Leader Award
- Outstanding Medical Educator Award
- Outstanding Healthcare Executive Award
- Outstanding Scientist Award
“We’re proud to carry on Dr. Ill’s passion for education,” said Patricia A. Costante, Chairman and CEO of MDAdvantage. “The Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Scholarship Fund has provided $490,000 in scholarships to New Jersey medical and healthcare students, and we look forward to growing this amount even further. The Fund is a perfect fit with the person for whom the program is named: Edward J. Ill, MD, a New Jersey physician who was a pioneer in promoting medical education, setting a national standard.”
An individual or group may submit nominations as per the Guidelines for Nomination 2017, available at www.EJIawards.org. The nomination package should include a detailed letter summarizing the candidate’s areas of excellence, unique contributions and special qualifications, and his or her CV or resume. The nomination should be uploaded to the online application found at www.EJIawards.org.
May 3 Ceremony
The awards will be presented at the Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awards ceremony on May 3, 2017. To learn more, contact the Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Foundation at 609-803-2350 or visit www.EJIawards.org.
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