2022 - Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, PhD
2021 - No recipient
2020 - Navkiran Kaur Shokar, MA, MD, MPH
2019 - David R Mehr, MD, MS and Robert L Phillips, Jr., MD, MSPH
2018 - Marjorie Bowman, MD, MPA and Sandra Burge, MD, PhD
2017 - William R. Phillips, MD, MPH
2016 - Arch G. Mainous, III, PhD
2015 - Wilson Pace, MD
- The nominee must be a current NAPCRG member.
- The nominee must be at least 10 years into their research and/or academic career.
- An individual may only win the Distinguished Mentor Award once.
- Retired candidates may be considered if they have continued to work with mentees.
- The nominee must have an established track record of having fostered the academic careers of others.
- Mentors may or may not have had their own academic careers.
1) Nominator: By June 17, 2022, each nominator will submit the following materials electronically:
- A letter of support, written by the nominator, clearly depicting why the nominee should receive this award. A small portion of the letter should stipulate why the nominee is eligible for this award (i.e. is a NAPCRG member, has not won the award previously and is at least 10 years into his/her academic career). The letter should be no more than two pages in length.
2) Nominee: The Awards Sub-Committee Chair will contact each nominee via e-mail to inform them that they're being considered for the Distinguished Mentor Award. The nominee will be required to submit the following by July 1, 2022:
- Complete the nominee form
- Upload a current curriculum vitae (five pages maximum)
- Upload a summary of their mentoring activities (two pages maximum)
- Upload two additional letters of support from current or former trainees, junior researchers and/or junior faculty who have been mentored by the nominee. Letters may be countersigned by more than one individual. Each letter should be no more than one page in length.
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Complete submissions will be evaluated independently by at least three members of the Awards Sub-Committee. The recipient of the Distinguished Mentor Award will be recognized at the NAPCRG Annual Meeting.
Review criteria for evaluation will include:
• Evidence of support in meaningful outcomes for mentees (e.g., publications, grants)
• Evidence of working on diverse groups or individuals
• Evidence of working with mentees of different backgrounds and academic rankings
• Meaningful outcomes for the field of primary care research