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SHEA Mentor Scholar Award | SHEA Senior Scholarship Award | SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award | SHEA Mid-Career Scholarship Award | SHEA International Scholarship Award | SHEA Advanced Practice IP Award | Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship

The following awards are selected based on applications sent to the SHEA Awards committee. The application process will close May 2, 2016. Submit all award materials or questions to foundation@shea-online.org. More information is below.

SHEA Mentor Scholar Award

The SHEA Mentor Scholar Award is intended to honor an individual recognized for his/her dedication and excellence in mentoring trainees in infection prevention and control. The award consists of $1,500 and a plaque.
Eligibility

  1. Nominees must be recognized for their impact on education infection prevention and control.
  2. Nominees must be members of SHEA in good standing.
  3. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member outside of the nominee's institution.
  2. A support letter from the nominee's mentees.
  3. Each nominee must submit curriculum vitae.
  4. Application

SHEA Senior Scholarship Award

The SHEA Senior Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for 15 years or more. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.
Eligibility

  1. Member of SHEA in good standing.
  2. In practice for 15 years or more (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training).

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award

The SHEA Pediatric Scholarship Award is intended to recognize the work of an investigator/practioner in pediatric infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to the field of pediatric infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.
Eligibility

  1. Member of SHEA in good standing.
  2. Significant contributions to pediatric infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

SHEA Mid-Career Scholarship Award

The SHEA Junior Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for 5 - 15 years. The award consists of $1,250 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.
Eligibility

  1. Member of SHEA in good standing.
  2. In practice for 5 -15 years (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training).
  3. Prior recipients of SHEA Investigator Award (pre-2015) or SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award are ineligible for this award.

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

SHEA International Scholarship Award

The SHEA International Scholarship Award recognizes the work of an investigator/practioner in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice outside of the United States and Canada. The award consists of $1,750 and a plaque. Selection will be based on the breadth and quality of the nominee's contributions to infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology.
Eligibility

  1. Member of SHEA in good standing.
  2. In practice Outside of the United States and Canada

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

SHEA Advanced Practice IP Award

The SHEA Advanced Practice Infection Prevention (IP) Award is intended to recognize professional accomplishments and contributions to the science of infection prevention control/ healthcare epidemiology by an experienced professional in the field. The award will be given annually to a non-physician infection preventionist to support his/her continuing education and professional development. The award consists of $1,250, and a plaque. The Awards Committee will recommend the finalist to the SHEA Board of Trustees for approval.

Eligibility

  1. Nominee must be a professional actively involved in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology for at least 10 years.
  2. Nominee must be a SHEA and/or Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) member.
  3. Nominee must be a recognized expert and show evidence of significant contributions to infection prevention and control research, and have created, delivered, promoted, or influenced infection prevention control/ healthcare epidemiology practice, or influenced public perception, attitudes, and awareness.
  4. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.

Nomination Procedure

  1. A nomination letter from a SHEA member summarizing the nominee's contributions to infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  2. Nominee's CV.
  3. Letter no longer than one page of nominees goals and interest in infection prevention and control/healthcare epidemiology.
  4. Application

Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship


"Judene was one of those rare individuals with tireless commitment and incredible contributions to SHEA and APIC to promote infection prevention in the spirit of true collaboration." – Gina Pugliese RN, MS, Vice President of Premier’s Safety Institute

The Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship is an award jointly established by APIC and SHEA to cultivate and sustain public policy skill development among rising leaders in infection prevention and healthcare epidemiology.

APIC and SHEA established this scholarship in the memory of Judene M. Bartley, MS, MPH, CIC, a teacher, researcher, and passionate advocate in the field who dedicated her career to improving the delivery of healthcare through infection prevention and advancing the science of patient safety and quality improvement. Ms. Bartley was a dedicated member of APIC and SHEA and served as an essential voice in both organizations’ policy positions.

Up to two awardees of the Judene Bartley Advocacy in Action Scholarship will receive a scholarship of $1,500 to support attendance at a conference, training course, or academic course aimed at developing skill in advocacy strategies and widening the attendee’s knowledge of legislative and regulatory policy issues affecting the field of infection prevention and/or hospital epidemiology.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • 700 words or less detailing prior involvement in public policy initiatives related to infection prevention and/or hospital epidemiology, why you believe advocacy is important/why you are passionate about advocacy, and how you will benefit from additional training made possible by the scholarship;
  • A letter of reference from an APIC or SHEA member outlining their support for your application.

Submit all of the above to legislation@apic.org with the subject line “Judene Bartley Scholarship”.

Deadline for applications: October 31, 2016

Questions? Please email legislation@apic.org or foundation@shea-online.org

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