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The following awards are selected based on applications sent to the SHEA Awards committee.  The application process will close June 5, 2015. 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 Investigator Award

The SHEA Investigator Award recognizes the work of an investigator in infection prevention/healthcare epidemiology in practice for less than 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 less than 15 years (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training).
  3. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.
  4. Prior recipients of the 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 Pediatric Investigator Award

The SHEA Pediatric Investigator Award is intended to recognize the work of investigators 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.
  3. In practice for less than 15 years (starting from the time of completion of fellowship training).
  4. Prior recipients are ineligible for this award.
  5. Prior recipients of the SHEA 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 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
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