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Dr. Gary Greenberg Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service

The Deadline to submit nominations is January 6, 2020. 

Do you know a North Carolina ACP member deserving of recognition for his/her track record of service? The North Carolina ACP Awards Committee would like your help identifying members for the 2020 Dr. Gary Greenberg Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service.

The Chapter Volunteerism and Community Service Award was instituted in 1999 to recognize the work of members who are involved in volunteerism and community service activities. Volunteerism, like a commitment to continuing education, is an established tradition for internists. In 2019, the award was renamed to “Dr. Gary Greenberg Memorial Award for Volunteerism and Community Service” in memory of Gary N. Greenberg, MD, FACP. Dr. Greenberg was a long-time ACP member in Durham, NC, and recipient of the Volunteerism and Community Service Award in 2014 in recognition of his work as medical director of the Open Door Clinic, at Urban Ministries of Wake County. His legacy of service to the uninsured also included active roles with the Partnership for a Healthy Durham, Durham CAN, Project Access of Durham, Carolina Jews for Justice, Doctors for America, and HealthCare for All, NC.

Eligibility | The following criteria must be met:

  1. Nominees must be Masters, Fellows, Members, or Resident/Fellow members of the ACP and must have provided volunteer service. Self-nominations are not permitted.
  2. The services must have been performed on a voluntary basis and not required for the completion of teaching, training, or position requirements.
  3. Volunteer work must have been done as a physician and be medically related.

Please complete the nomination form and submit it to Gail Stephenson by email (gstephenson@ncmedsoc.org) or by fax to her attention (f: 919-833-2023).  


North Carolina Chapter Receives 2019 Chapter Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2019 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 32 other outstanding chapters.   In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet twenty-one Bronze criteria, fifteen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians. I would like to extend a special thanks to those chapter members who assisted us in all of these endeavors! For their hard work and dedication, we received this award.


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