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Awards

Awards3Every year New York ACEP honors individuals for their contributions to the advancement of emergency care in New York State. The plaque awards are presented at the New York ACEP annual meeting held in conjunction with the Scientific Assembly at the Sagamore Hotel on Lake George.
 
Nominations for the 2020 Awards are open.
Click here to download Awards Nomination Form.
 
Nomination Process Submit nomination form and supporting documents no later than January 2, 2020. Applications are reviewed and screened by the Awards Committee. Recipients selected by the Board of Directors by majority vote. Winners will be notified in late March.
 
award trophyAdvancing Emergency Care Award This award recognizes a New York ACEP member for a significant contribution in advancing emergency care in New York State. Contributions to be considered include; Patient Care (improved delivery modes, quality care improvement, cost containment); EMS (organization, service, public education, disaster plan); Education (new or improved teaching methods, publication(s), education programs, evaluation mechanisms); Research or major contribution to a New York ACEP priority objective. The award was first presented in 2008.
 
2008 Michael W. Dailey, MD FACEP
2009 Gary A. Johnson, MD FACEP
2010 Daniel G. Murphy, MD MBA FACEP,  Dietrich Jehle, MD FACEP, Roger A. Barrowman, MD FACEP
2011 Neal E. Flomenbaum, MD FACEP
2012 Scott D. Weingart, MD RDMS FACEP
2013 Frederick M. Schiavone, MD FACEP
2014 Michael G. Guttenberg, DO FACEP, Joseph LaMantia, MD FACEP
2015 Isabel A. Barata, MD FACEP, Lynne D. Richardson, MD FACEP
2016 Saadia Akhtar, MD
2017 Gary S. Rudolph, MD FACEP, Bruce S. Ushkow, MD MS FACEP
2018 Arlene S. Chung, MD MACM, Moshe Weizberg, MD FACEP
2019 Christopher Fullagar, MD EMT-P FACEP, Dara Kass, MD FACEP
 
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award trophyEdward W. Gilmore Lifetime Achievement Award The Edward W. Gilmore Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual who has made significant contributions to the specialty of emergency medicine through education, leadership, mentoring and the advancement of quality emergency care. The recipient will have made a lifelong commitment and lasting impact on the specialty of emergency medicine and New York ACEP.
Criteria:
  • Pioneering spirit and demonstrated career dedication to improve the specialty of emergency medicine and New York ACEP.
  • Earned the respect of their professional peers.
  • A New York ACEP member who has dedicated over 30 years of active service to the field of emergency medicine.
  • Contributed to significant advancement of emergency medicine in the areas of patient care, quality of care, education, leadership and mentoring.
  • Actively contributed to New York ACEP in the areas of service and leadership.
  • Prior state and/or national, public or private recognition for service, patient care, quality, education or leadership.
2013 Stephan G. Lynn, MD FACEP
2016 Mark C. Henry, MD FACEP
2017 Lewis R. Goldfrank, MD FACEP
2018 John B. McCabe, MD FACEP
 
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Exemplary Commitments to Physician Well-Being Award This award recognizes Departments and Residency Programs demonstrating exemplary physician well-being through operations, social functions, diversification, equity, education and/or environment. For more information, click here.

Laward trophyeadership in Government Award This award recognizes vision and leadership in the advancement of emergency patient care. The recipient has promoted patient access to comprehensive, affordable, high-quality health care in a manner consistent with the high standards of New York ACEP. The award was first presented in 1994.
 
1994 Assemblyman Richard Gottfried; Senator Michael Tully
1996 Senator Stephan M. Saland
1997 Senator Kemp Hannon
1998 Assemblyman Alexander P. Grannis
1999 Senator James S.  Alesi
2000 Senator James L. Seward
2001 Senator Joseph L. Bruno
2002 Governor George Pataki
2003 Senator Dale M. Volker
2004 Senator John J. Bonacic
 
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award trophyMichael G. Guttenberg Outstanding Contribution to EMS Award This award is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to EMS in New York State through leadership, education, participation in system development and improvement or through exceptional performance of prehospital care duties. The individual may be a physician, nurse, EMT, paramedic, other medical provider, first responder, local official, member of the law enforcement community or citizen/consumer. 
 
2019 Robert Delagi, MA NREMT-P
 
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award trophyNational Leadership Award This award recognizes outstanding service and dedication to advancing emergency care. The award was first presented in 2007.
 
2007 Sandra M. Schneider, MD FACEP
2008 John B. McCabe, MD FACEP
2009 Andrew E. Sama, MD FACEP
2016 G. Richard Braen, MD FACEP 
 
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award trophyOutstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine in New York Award This award recognizes significant contributions to emergency medicine in New York to improve patient care, cost containment, quality of care, disaster planning, or education of emergency physicians or the public. The individual may be a friend of New York ACEP that has helped advance the practice of emergency medicine in New York State. 
 
2019 Michael A. Granovsky, MD CPC FACEP
 
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Outstanding Researcher Award This award recognizes researchers within New York State. By highlighting the successful emergency medicine research within New York State, these awards will identify research faculty to act as mentors for early career researchers within the state and facilitate recruitment of additional research faculty. For more information, click here.

award trophyPhysician of the Year Award This award is conferred in recognition of contributions to the advancement of emergency medicine in New York State. The recipient has demonstrated outstanding dedication and commitment to the improvement of quality patient care and the advancement of emergency medicine in New York through clinical, research, educational and/or administrative activities. The achievements of this individual have enhanced the state’s health care system and have advanced the profession of emergency medicine. The award was first presented in 1994. 
 
1994 Mark C. Henry, MD FACEP
1995 John B. McCabe, MD FACEP
1996 Robert Hoffman, MD FACEP
1997 Stephan G. Lynn, MD FACEP
1998 Jeffrey L. Margulies, MD FACEP
1999 Lewis Goldfrank, MD FACEP
2000 Robert W. Strauss, Jr., MD FACEP
2001 Peter Viccellio, MD FACEP
2002 Joel Gernsheimer, MD FACEP
2003 Samuel F. Bosco, MD FACEP
2004 Vincent P. Verdile, MD FACEP
2005 Andrew E. Sama, MD FACEP
2007 Theodore J. Gaeta, DO MPH FACEP
2009 Jerry R. Balentine, Jr., DO FACEP
2010 Mara McErlean, MD FACEP
2011 Andrew S. Jagoda, MD FACEP
2013 Gerard X. Brogan, Jr., MD FACEP
2015 Joel M. Bartfield, MD FACEP
2016 Richard M. Cantor, MD FAAP FACEP
2017 Daniel G. Murphy, MD MBA FACEP
2018 Kaushal H. Shah, MD FACEP
2019 Penelope C. Lema, MD FACEP
 
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Young Physician and Resident Leadership & Advocacy Award This award was created to promote leadership and to advance political action and advocacy among emergency physicians through attendance at the ACEP Legislative Advocacy Conference and Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. For more information, click here.

Awards Committee
Brahim Ardolic, MD FACEP