The Council Meritorious Service Award is presented to a member of the College who has served as a councillor for at least three years and who, in that capacity has made consistent contributions to the growth and maturation of the ACEP Council. The ACEP Council is the forum in which chapter and section of membership representatives both elect and provide guidance to the Board of Directors.
James C. Mitchiner, MD, MPH, FACEP
The Council Meritorious Service Award is a walnut plaque featuring the Council logo. The recipient's name is inscribed on a master plaque at ACEP headquarters.
Any member of the College may nominate a past or current councillor for this award. The nominee must be an active, life or honorary member of the College, and must have served as a councillor for at least three years.
The nominee's contributions to the Council should include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following: Steering Committee membership; reference committee participation; participation on other Council committees; resolution development and debate; longevity as a councillor; or service as a Council officer.
1986 Jack Page, MD, FACEP
2002 Louise B. Andrew, MD, JD, FACEP
Any member may nominate a member by submitting a completed nomination form. Submit the nomination form, nominee's curriculum vitae, and up to 3 letters of support to Mary Ellen Fletcher, CPC, CEDC, at the ACEP Headquarters. Letters of support are greatly encouraged and are at the discretion of the nominator. Additionally, a nominee should have only one nomination whether from a chapter, entity (such as a committee or section), or individual. All entries must be submitted by the deadline for consideration by the Awards Committee.
The Council Award Committee, consisting of current and past councillors appointed by the Speaker, will judge the entries. The decision of the judges is final, and the judges reserve the right to make no award if there are no nominees of sufficient merit. The award will be presented at the Council luncheon during the annual meeting. The recipient will also be recognized during the President's Awards Banquet.