Medical Professional Award Program

Recognize Greatness

NPF's Medical Professional Awards program celebrates and recognizes those who have made an impact on the psoriatic disease field.

 
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Through their efforts, they have joined NPF in our mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected. If you work with someone who fits this bill, nominate them for an NPF Medical Professional Award today!

Award Categories

Outstanding Educator in Psoriatic Disease

  • Nominee will have demonstrated significant, long-term national or international contributions to psoriatic disease education, with evidence of benefit to recipients of education and of current activities in the field.
  • Publications and teaching experience are factors in the selection process.
  • Nominee must be an NPF member.
  • Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international psoriatic disease organizations and the broader psoriatic disease community may also be considered.

Outstanding Physician-Clinician Award (Dermatology and Rheumatology)

  • Nominee is actively involved in the clinical care of patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
  • Nominee is recognized and highly regarded as a clinician and educator of health care professionals with more than 10 years of distinguished service.
  • Nominee is well-known nationally or internationally for exceptional clinical knowledge and expertise.
  • Nominee has outstanding track record of sharing his/her expertise with other health care professionals as documented by presentations and/or authorship of books/articles/reference materials.
  • Nominee is a current NPF member.
  • Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international psoriatic disease organizations and the broader psoriatic disease community may also be considered.

Health Professional Volunteer of the Year Award

  • Nominee is actively involved in the clinical care of patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis and highly regarded as a clinician with more than five years of distinguished service.
  • Nominee must have been actively involved with NPF at the affiliate, local or national level within the past five years, and have a history of contributions to NPF goals and objectives that can be demonstrated by at least two of the following: Committee member, news contributor, events chairperson, events volunteer, speaker
  • Nominee is a current NPF member.
  • Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international psoriatic disease organizations and the broader psoriatic disease community may also be taken into consideration.

Outstanding Allied Heath Award

  • Nominee is actively involved in the clinical care of patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
  • Nominee is recognized and highly regarded as a clinician with more than five years of distinguished service.
  • Nominee is well-known nationally or internationally for exceptional clinical knowledge and expertise.
  • Nominee is a current NPF member.
  • Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international psoriatic disease organizations and the broader psoriatic disease community may also be taken into consideration.

Nomination/Submission Process

  • Nominations must be submitted using the universal NPF application form.
  • Nominations are accepted from a clinician’s peers, patients or staff of NPF.
  • A short statement on why you’re nominating your provider or colleague.
  • Application letter or nomination letter should address criteria for selection (above).
  • Curriculum vitae with career, mentoring and publication highlights.
  • Please include a list of current and former mentees/trainees.
  • Questions? Contact professional@psoriasis.org or 800-723-9166.

Award Process

  • Recipient will receive the award at an NPF reception, held in conjunction with the winter American Academy of Dermatology conference.
  • Award includes round-trip coach airfare for winner and spouse and one-night hotel stay at the winter AAD conference (if not already attending AAD). Also includes other meeting-related travel expenses.
  • All recipients are chosen by the NPF medical board awards committee. 

Previous Recipients

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