Excellence Through Diversity Award



This award recognizes the outstanding commitments and achievements of a PAEA member program that has made noteworthy contributions to promoting diversity in all elements of PA education.


Criteria

Nominees must demonstrate substantial contributions in all of the following areas:

  • Outreach to and recruitment from diverse and underserved populations
  • Training and educational experiences for faculty and students
  • Research and scholarship pertaining to diversity and the inclusion process
  • Leadership and advocacy related to diversity
  • Please note: For this award, a strategic plan must be included with implementation details. Measured outcomes from prior years should also be included.

Requirements and materials

NOMINATION LETTER

  • Nomination letter describing in detail and elaborating on how the award criteria were met, including evidence of performance above and beyond the nominee’s job description

LETTER OF SUPPORT

  • A minimum of two letters of support addressing the author’s first-hand knowledge of the program with relation to a minimum of one of the award criteria

PROGRAM DIRECTOR LETTER SUBMISSION

  • One of the required letters, either the nomination letter or one of the letters of support, must be submitted by the program director

RECOGNITION

  • Complimentary 2018 PAEA Education Forum registration for one representative of the program
  • Crystal award
  • Check for $500
  • Recognition at the Education Forum Awards Ceremony

2017 Award Recipient

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