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Joseph F. Boyle Award for Distinguished Public Service

Established: 1990
In honor of: The late Dr. Joseph E. Boyle, former Executive Director of ASIM from 1985 to 1992.

The award is bestowed upon a current or former government official or a physician acting in an official capacity (state or federal, executive or legislative) who has provided outstanding public service toward improving the delivery of health care. This individual should have distinguished himself or herself by accomplishments aligned with the ACP’s goals, objectives, and advocacy efforts. Preference is given to nominees who have directly contributed to achieving ACP’s public policy objectives, such as introducing or advocating legislative or regulatory changes that are based on ACP policy and/or working collaboratively with the College to achieve shared objectives.

Nominating and supporting letters should address:

  • In what official capacity (state or federal, executive or legislative) did this current or former government official or physician act?
  • In what way did the nominee provide outstanding public service toward improving the delivery of health care?
  • In what way did the nominee distinguish himself or herself by accomplishments aligned with ACP’s goals, objectives and advocacy efforts?

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