NPF Medical Professional Award Program

In recognition of the medical professionals who work tirelessly to better patient outcomes and promote a cure, the National Psoriasis Foundation has created the NPF Medical Professional Awards program. These awards recognize clinicians who have made a significant impact on the psoriatic disease field. Through their efforts, they have joined the NPF in our mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.

View 2018's Award Recipients

View 2017's Award Recipients

View 2016's Award Recipients

View 2015's Award Recipients 

 

2019 Award Nominations

OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR IN PSORIATIC DISEASE AWARD

To honor highly meritorious efforts by health professionals in the field of psoriatic disease education.

Criteria for Selection

  • 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.

Award

  • 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 hotel stay one night at the winter AAD conference (if not already attending AAD). Also includes other meeting-related travel expenses.

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 [email protected] or 800-723-9166

Selection

  • The recipient is chosen by NPF’s Medical Board Awards Committee.

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OUTSTANDING PHYSICIAN-CLINICIAN AWARD

To recognize a physician for outstanding achievements in improving psoriatic disease clinical practice and a physician who has played a major or lasting role with national impact in improving the quality of life of patients and their families.

Criteria for Selection

  • 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 diabetes community may also be considered.

Award

  • 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 hotel stay for one night at the winter AAD conference (if not already attending AAD). Also includes other meeting-related travel expenses.

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 and publication highlights.
  • Please include a list of current and former mentees/trainees.
  • Questions? Contact [email protected] or 800-723-9166

Selection

  • The recipient is chosen by NPF’s Medical Board Awards Committee.

Nominate »

   

HEALTH PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award recognizes a health care professional who has promoted NPF’s mission of improving the life for people with psoriatic disease through exceptional contributions to key initiatives of the Foundation.

Criteria for Selection

  • 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 in the NPF at the affiliate, local or national level within the last 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 diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Award

  • 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 hotel stay for one night at the winter AAD conference or National Volunteer Conference (if not already attending either event). Also includes other meeting-related travel expenses.

Nomination/Submission Process

  • Nominations must be submitted using the universal NPF application form.
  • Nominations are accepted from 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).
  • Questions? Contact [email protected] or 800-723-9166

Selection

  • The recipient is chosen by NPF’s Medical Board Awards Committee.

Nominate »

   

OUTSTANDING ALLIED HEALTH AWARD

To recognize an allied health professional for outstanding achievements in improving psoriatic disease clinical practice and who has played a major or lasting role with national impact in improving the quality of life of patients and their families.

Criteria for Selection

  • 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 diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Award

  • 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 hotel stay for one night at the winter AAD conference (if not already attending). Also includes other meeting-related travel expenses.

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 and publication highlights.
  • Questions? Contact [email protected] or 800-723-9166

Selection

  • The recipient is chosen by NPF’s Medical Board Awards Committee.

Nominate »