(University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine Award)

HISTORY OF THE AWARD

The award will be known as the “E. Edward Martin, Jr. Family Medicine Award” for outstanding leadership and scholarly accomplishments in the field of family medicine awarded to a senior graduating from University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine.
 
This award is given each year to a graduating Ochsner Clinical School Student who is entering a Family Medicine Residency and who best demonstrates a commitment to, and models the principles of, Family Medicine.

E. EDWARD MARTIN, JR. FAMILY MEDICINE AWARD FUND

  • The Fund will be known as the E. Edward Martin, Jr Fund.
  • The Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians Foundation will serve as custodian for the Fund.
  • The character and scope of the award will be under the direction of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians Foundation.
  • The monies deposited to the fund will be in such interest bearing accounts that will provide the best yield in order to insure perpetuation of the award.  

E. EDWARD MARTIN, JR. FAMILY MEDICINE AWARD

  • The Award will be known as the “E. Edward Martin, Jr. Family Medicine Award” for outstanding leadership and scholarly accomplishments in the field of family medicine.
  • The Award will consist of an appropriately inscribed plaque accompanied by a cash award derived from the interest earned (the principal amount is to be kept in reserve).
  • The LAFP Foundation will determine the amount of the cash award annually.
  • Candidates for the “E. Edward Martin, Jr. Family Medicine Award” will be selected by the full-time faculty of the University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine in New Orleans
  • The LAFP Foundation Board will make final selection of the recipient of the “E. Edward Martin, Jr. Family Medicine Award.”
  • The award is to be given to one student and is not to be split between two (2) or more students.
  • The award does not have to be given annually if there is no suitable candidate.
  • The LAFP staff will order the plaque to be available for presentation at awards ceremony by the date as determined by the University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine in New Orleans
  • The President of the LAFP or his designated officer representative shall present the award, if possible.
  • The Award Recipient will be recognized at the Installation & Awards Ceremony during the LAFP Annual Assembly.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Candidates for the “E. Edward Martin, Jr. Family Medicine Award should be:
  1. A senior graduating from University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine.
  2. An individual who has demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in family medicine.
  3. A person who has been accepted into a Family Medicine Residency Program.
  4. A person who has shown evidence of active student leadership in family medicine activities.
  5. A person who has demonstrated evidence of superior scholastic achievement in overall medical school studies and particularly in the field of family medicine.
  6. Be a student member in good standing of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS CONSIDERED TO REFLECT THE SELECTION CRITERIA MAY INCLUDE:

  • Participation in a University of Queensland – Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine. Orleans Family Medicine Interest Group or club.
  • Such student must have selected course work in family medicine during medical school activities such as a preceptorship or clerkship.
  • Such individual should be readily identified by the faculty as enthusiastic and interested in family medicine.
  • Such individual should be a participant in Louisiana family medicine activities at the state or national level.

NOMINATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

The nominations packet must contain the following:

  • Completed nomination form (1 page PDF)
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Letter of recommendation from the faculty of Ochsner Clinical School of Medicine in New Orleans or an LAFP active member
The nominations along with the supporting documentation as detailed above are due to the LAFP office by March 30, 2019.
 
Electronic and hard copy nominations will be accepted. If submitting electronically, please scan the nomination form and all supporting documentation to one PDF file. Hard copy submissions also will be accepted. If mailing, please do not fold the materials. The packet should be mailed flat with no staples. No two-sided copies, please.
Nominations, along with all supporting materials and documentation, can be emailed or mailed to:
 
Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians
919 Tara Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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