2020 Award Nominations 

 

The Many Faces of Community Health Conference is pleased to announce that the nomination period for our 2020 awards is now open! 

This year we would like to pay special recognition to those involved in innovative responses related to COVID-19 and the recent social injustices and trauma that continue to negatively impact the communities across the state.

You are invited to submit nominations for one or all of the award categories:

  • Outstanding Community Health Center Employee
  • Innovative COVID-19 Response
  • Advancements in Telehealth

Please reference the eligibility and selection criteria for each award below. To be considered, nominations must be received by close of business on Monday, August 31st, 2020.

Award winners will be recognized during the 2020 Virtual Many Faces of Community Health Conference. Winners will receive a complimentary registration to attend the conference.

 

 


Outstanding Community Health Center Employee

Presented by the Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers (MNACHC)

Eligibility: Any Community health center employee who has worked for the health center for a minimum of two years. This individual does not need to hold a role that is clinical in nature, and can work at any level, or in any department within the health center.

Award Criteria: This award recognizes an outstanding health center staff who has demonstrated excellence through: 1) patient advocacy; 2) patient education or enabling services; 3) collaborative/team-based efforts; 4) addressing patient social determinants of health; 5) improving the delivery of care, and/or; 6) enhancing health center operations.

 

Innovative COVID-19 Response

Presented by the Many Faces of Community Health Conference

Eligibility: This award is open to individuals/teams who work for an organization whose primary mission is to serve safety-net populations. Eligible organizations include, but are not limited to, Federally Qualified Health Centers, other community clinics, public health agencies, rural health organizations, tribal entities, and non-profits. This award can honor an individual, organization, or team. Please note that one lead will need to be named for the purposes of the nomination and free registration (only one complimentary registration will be given to the winner of this award). 

* Innovative COVID-19 responses involving telehealth should be submitted under the Advancements in Telehealth award category.

Award Criteria: This award honors an innovative response to COVID-19 and meets the following criteria: 1) was groundbreaking, original, or unconventional; 2) involved a rapid response to address identified needs among populations disproportionality impacted by COVID-19; 3) incorporated a variety of stakeholders and/or multi-level approach; 4) included the implementation of unique strategies to improve COVID-19 prevention, transmission and/or treatment, and; 5) has had measurable success. Additionally, the selected individual(s) and/or team will have demonstrated willingness to share their experiences and lessons learned with partners and peers throughout the state.

 

Advancements in Telehealth

Presented by the Many Faces of Community Health Conference

Eligibility: This award is open to individuals/teams who work for organizations whose primary mission is to serve safety-net populations. Eligible organizations include, but are not limited to, Federally Qualified Health Centers, other community clinics, public health agencies, rural health organizations, tribal entities, and non-profits. This award can honor an individual, organization, or team. Please note that one lead will need to be named for the purposes of the nomination and free registration (only one complimentary registration will be given to the winner of this award). *Nominated telehealth programs do not need to be new.

Award Criteria: This award is intended to recognize an extraordinary leader and innovator who has used telehealth to expand access to care to patients who may not have otherwise been reached. Nominated telehealth programs will be scored on the following criteria: 1) standardized use of a telehealth platform (i.e., have a standard operating procedure for telehealth use); 2) novel use of telehealth to increase access to needed health services; 3) use of creative strategies to remove barriers to implementation of telehealth; 4) adoption of innovative approaches to foster partnerships and collaboration, and; 5) telehealth program that is aimed at improving health outcomes and decreasing disparities in underserved and/or high-risk target populations. Additionally, the selected individual(s) and/or team will have demonstrated willingness to share their experiences and lessons learned with partners and peers throughout the state.

 


2019 Many Faces Award Winners

 

 

 

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Other 2019 Many Faces Awards