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Categories and Criteria for Award

To be presented for outstanding contributions to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of the public health, and awarded to elected and career public servants in national, state, and local governments

Categories of Awards

You are invited to nominate one or more individuals in any of the categories cited herein who uphold and advance the criteria listed.

• US Senator

• US Representative

• Member of the Executive Branch serving by presidential/political appointment (federal)

• Member of the Executive Branch in Career Public Service (federal)

• Governor or elected statewide official

• Member of a state legislature

• Career public servant at the state or local level

Criteria of Award

The criteria to be observed in selecting these outstanding individuals shall include one or more of the following:

• Contributed greatly to the public health through elected and career government service

• Is an outstanding leader in his/her field

• Has high personal integrity

• Promoted the art and science of medicine in or through government service

• Developed a special project that contributed to the public health of a given community or special population