Nominations open for 2015 Under Secretary for Health’s Excellence awards
By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication
WASHINGTON, DC – The VHA SimLEARN program recently announced a call for nominations for the Under Secretary for Health’s 2015 awards program for Excellence in Clinical Simulation Training, Education and Research.
There are two award categories within the program: The Excellence in Clinical Simulation Training, Education and Research Practice Award; and the Clinical Simulation Training, Education and Research Executive Leadership Award.
The practice award recognizes an individual who has been actively engaged in the direct provision of clinical simulation training, education and research at a VHA health care facility and whose practice has had national impact. The leadership award honors one VA medical center director or VISN director who has achieved distinction in promoting a significant component of the VHA clinical simulation training, education and research strategic plan.
Please select the link below for award criteria details and directions on how to submit the nominations, as well as PDF nomination forms to fill out for each award. Nominations for the 2015 awards will be accepted through Dec. 31, 2014. Go to www.simlearn.va.gov/SIMLEARN/Awards.asp for more information.