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Samuel Eichold II Memorial Award for Contributions in Diabetes
In honor of: The late Dr. Samuel Eichold II, whose lifelong passion
was diabetes, and in recognition of his high regard for the ACP
The award is given to a member of the American College of Physicians or to an organization that has made important health care delivery innovations for diabetic patients resulting in improved clinical or economic outcomes; or a member of the ACP who has conducted research that significantly improves quality of care or clinical management of diabetes.
The Awards Committee encourages supporting letters from physicians familiar with the nominee's work and the field of diabetes and the nominee's related contributions.
Nominating and supporting letters should address:
- What contributions has the nominee made in the field of diabetes?
- In which of these two categories does the contribution of the nominee fit: a) important health care delivery innovation in diabetes resulting in improved clinical or economic outcomes; or b) research that significantly improves quality of care or clinical management of diabetes?
- Have the nominee's contributions been sustained over time?