KRHA is seeking nominations for this year’s award. The nominee’s contributions might be in direct patient care, health professions education, health administration, health promotion or public advocacy. To nominate someone, please download the nomination form here and e-mail it directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or to her at the Office of Rural and Community Health, 2195 Harrodsburg Rd., Suite 125, Room 1213, Lexington KY 40504-3504, or fax to (859)323-1043. The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 17.
The award committee ranks the candidates using established criteria and makes a recommendation to the KRHA Executive Committee, which selects the honoree, if someone is deemed appropriate. The award will be presented at the KRHA annual conference Aug. 25-26 in Bowling Green. Any KRHA member who would like to serve on the Dan Martin Award Committee should email email@example.com. “There are many dedicated, compassionate people at work in rural health in Kentucky and we look forward to being able to give them some well-deserved recognition,” Asher says. “Now is your chance to help us thank someone that you think deserves recognition. We need and appreciate your input.”