THE RWJF AWARD FOR HEALTH EQUITY

PRESENTED BY THE ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER CAUCUS

 

CALL FOR 2017 NOMINATIONS

Deadline: June 16, 2017 at 11:59PM EST

 

PURPOSE

The RWJF Award for Health Equity presented by the Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus (APIC) For Public Health (RWJF-APIC Award) is a seven-year program to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions toward achieving health equity.

 

AWARD

APIC will award an unrestricted cash prize of $3,000 to the annual award recipient(s). The award will be presented at the APIC Awards Ceremony during the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo on Monday, November 6 or 7, 2017 (TBC), in Atlanta, GA.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Award recipients must have successfully implemented a systems change in the past two years that:

Aligns with RWJF’s vision for building a Culture of Health and achieving health equity www.cultureofhealth.org;
Impacts health outcomes in one or more of the following areas: access to quality care, education, employment, income, community environment, housing, and public safety; and
Provides a solution or approach that improves outcomes for groups most affected by health disparities.

 

INSTRUCTIONS AND APPLICATION FORM

Download the application here: COMING!!

 

For more information, please see the instructions for the nominations process:  EMILY INCLUDE LINK TO INSTRUCTIONS.  Additional information on the official rules: EMILY INCLUDE LINK TO OFFICIAL RULES.

 

 

KEY DATES & DEADLINES

Nominations due                                                                                      June 16, 2017 at 11:59PM EST

Nominees notified of decision                                                        August 10, 2017

APIC Awards Ceremony                                                                                          November 6 or 7, 2017 (TBC)