The award is given to an ACP member with outstanding accomplishments in advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in the health care workforce, and/or improving health equity for people with historically marginalized group identities.
Nominating and supporting letters should address:
- Whether the nominee's contributions have significantly advanced diversity, inclusion, and equity in the health care workforce and/or have improved health equity.
- How people who have been historically underrepresented or marginalized have benefitted from the nominee's contributions.
- The extent of the nominee's local, national, or international contributions and how they have been sustained over time.
In honor of Dr. W. Lester Henry, the first African-American Regent and Master of the College (award named in his honor 2012).