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2018 RWJF Award for Health Equity


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) 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo in November (TBA) in San Diego, CA. 


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




2017 Call for Nominations: CLOSED



KEY DATES & DEADLINES


Nominations due                                      July 29, 2018 at 11:59PM EST

Nominees notified of decision                August 20, 2018 

APIC Awards Ceremony                           November 12, 2018 

About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

For more than 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to improve health and health care. We are working with others to build a national Culture of Health that will enable all to live longer, healthier lives. For more information, visit www.rwjf.org.

 
About the the Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

The Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health (APIC) is the Vision & Voice for Asian & Pacific Islander Public Health and Health Equity.  Our mission is to advance the health and health equity of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States, associated jurisdictions, and the diaspora, in affiliation with the American Public Health Association.​  For more information about APIC or the 2017 APIC Awards Ceremony, visit www.apicaucus.org.