Community Partner Celebration 2018 Call for Nominations

2017 CPC Chancellor's Award Winners

2017 CPC Chancellor’s Award Winners

 

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) will host its sixth annual UAMS Community Partner Celebration on Nov. 16, 2018. This celebration recognizes the outstanding community partners that have helped make our various endeavors possible, whether it involves research, education and training, or services. The deadline for nominations is Friday, October 5, 2018

Please click the corresponding link(s) below to nominate your community partner!

The categories are:

  • Community Partnership Student Award: Recognizes an undergraduate student, graduate/medical student, resident, or fellow who demonstrate initiative, commitment, and passion in an academic-community partnership project aimed at improving the health of children, adults and/or communities.
  • Institutional Health Partner AwardRecognizes an institutional partner (non-community based organization) that has provided invaluable expertise, guidance, and/or support to you on various projects.
  • Community-Based Organization of the Year AwardRecognizes a community-based organization that has provided invaluable expertise, guidance, and/or support to you on a project.
  • Community Advisory Board of the Year AwardRecognizes a community advisory board that has provided invaluable expertise, guidance, and/or support to you on a project.
  • Chancellor’s Community Research Partner AwardRecognizes an outstanding community-based organization that has participated in health research. Previous winners are not eligible for nomination until three years has passed since they received this award. However, they can be nominated in a different category.

Click the corresponding link(s) above to nominate your community partner.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Submit outstanding community based organizations (CBOs), community advisory boards (CABs), students and institutional partners that have provided invaluable expertise, guidance, and/or support to you on various projects. Patient advisory boards and councils will also be accepted.
  • Nonprofit CBOs that work with “groups of people affiliated by geographic proximity, special interest, or similar situations to address the well-being of those communities” will be recognized at this event.
  • CABs consist of community representatives who advise institutional representatives on issues that affect the public.
  • Institutional partners are defined as non-community based organizations such as state agencies, foundations, and other private organizations.

Only individuals from UAMS, ACH/ACHRI, and the VA are eligible to submit organizations for recognition.

How this works:

  • Submit you nomination by the submission deadline via the REDCap link above. Please contact the TRI CE team with any questions or if you need technical assistance.
  • Award nominees will be reviewed by impartial 3rd party reviewers.
  • Award winner will be recognized and announced at the Community Partner Celebration on November 16, 2018.
  • Additionally, the CE team will contact all nominees to invite them to the celebration and solicit pictures for of their organization that will be featured at the celebration.
  • Individuals may submit multiple nominees and for multiple categories.

Submissions are due October 5, 2018.

For more information contact Rachel Hale at rbhale@uams.edu, 501-526-6628.