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Purpose

The Holland Award is to honor an APOS or community member who has made an outstanding contribution (practice, education, research, and leadership) to the field of psychosocial oncology.

 

Eligibility

To nominate an APOS or community member for this award please send the following to APOS Headquarters:

  • a curriculum vitae (or resume) of the nominee;
  • a letter of nomination that specifically states why the nominee is deserving of the award by providing evidence for how the individual has contributed to the enhancement of psychosocial oncology;
  • three letters of reference.

Deadline

Please nominate an APOS or community member by submitting the nominee’s curriculum vitae (or resume), a letter of nomination and three letters of reference to APOS Headquarters. Award nominations are due by September 15, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Purpose

The Distinguished Public Service Award is presented to a leader in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of psychosocial oncology.

 

 

Eligibility

Nominees must demonstrate outstanding contributions to the field of Psychosocial Oncology at the national level. Additionally, the APOS Board of Directors shall consider to what degree the nominee assists APOS in fulfilling its aims to accomplish the following:

  • Promote the highest professional standards of psychosocial oncology;
  • Study, research, and exchange information, experiences, and ideas leading to improved psychosocial oncology;
  • Encourage clinicians to specialize in the practice of psychosocial oncology;
  • Foster the professional development of psychosocial clinicians, individually or collectively;
  • Increase consumer awareness of the importance of psychosocial oncology.

To nominate an APOS or community member for this award, please submit a letter of nomination and the nominee’s curriculum vitae (or resume) to APOS Headquarters. The letter of nomination should specifically state why the nominee is deserving of the award by providing evidence of how the individual has contributed to providing outstanding service to the public related to the field of psychosocial oncology.

Deadline

Please nominate an APOS or community member by submitting the nominee’s curriculum vitae (or resume) and a letter of nomination via the online submission site. Award nominations are due by September 28, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Purpose

The Outstanding Clinical Care Award in Psychosocial Oncology is presented to a clinician in recognition of outstanding clinical contributions to the field of psychosocial oncology.

 

Eligibility

Nominees must demonstrate outstanding clinical contributions to the field of psychosocial oncology. Additionally, candidates must be licensed and actively practicing in the field of psychosocial oncology for a minimum of five years.

To nominate an APOS or community member for this award please send APOS Headquarters the nominee’s curriculum vitae (or resume) and two letters of nomination, from both a professional and a client, that specifically state why the nominee is deserving of the award by providing evidence for how the individual has contributed to the enhancement of psychosocial oncology care.

Deadline

Please nominate an APOS or community member by submitting the nominee’s curriculum vitae (or resume) and two letters of nomination via the online submission site. Award nominations are due by September 28, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Purpose

The New Investigator Award is presented for outstanding research contributions in psychosocial oncology.

 

 

Eligibility

The nominee must be an APOS member and be within ten years of completing his or her highest level of training (e.g., graduate training, medical or postdoctoral fellowship, or equivalent specialist training).

APOS members may self nominate. To nominate a fellow APOS member, nominators must be Full members. Please send the following nomination materials to APOS Headquarters:

  • nomination letter (confidential) by a Full Member or a cover letter from self nominators
  • complete curriculum vitae, with details of specific termination dates of degrees and post-graduate training;
  • statement from the nominee, not to exceed 500 words, highlighting significant research accomplishments in the area of psychosocial oncology;
  • copies of up to four publications that represent the candidate’s work in the area.

Deadline

Please nominate an APOS member by submitting the nominee’s curriculum vitae (or resume), a letter of nomination, the nominee’s statement of accomplishment and up to four publications of the nominee’s work  via the online submission site. Award nominations are due by September 28, 2018. Please note: Only Full Members of APOS may nominate a New Investigator.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Purpose

The Outstanding Education and Training Award is presented to a leader who has enhanced the field of psychosocial oncology through the education and training of new investigators and/or clinicians.

 

Eligibility

The nominee shall be an APOS or community member and demonstrate outstanding contributions to the field of psychosocial oncology at the national level. Additionally, the APOS Board of Directors shall consider to what degree the nominee assists APOS in fulfilling the following aims:

  • Promote the highest professional standards of psychosocial oncology
  • Teach, role-model and mentor the next generation of psychosocial oncologists
  • Encourage individuals to specialize in psychosocial oncology
  • Foster the professional development of psychosocial oncologists, individually or collectively
  • A complete application for this award shall include the following:
  • a curriculum vitae (or resume) of the nominee; and
    a letter of nomination that specifically states why the nominee is deserving of the award by providing evidence of how the individual has contributed to providing outstanding education and training in the field of psychosocial oncology.

Deadline

Please nominate an APOS or community member by submitting the nominee’s curriculum vitae (or resume) and a letter  via the online submission site. Award nominations are due by September 28, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

The 2019 Awards Nomination Committee  shall select recipients of APOS awards. If no suitable nominations are received, no awards will be given.