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2023 Heroes in Medicine Nominations
Wednesday, March 01, 2023, 8:00 AM to Monday, April 03, 2023, 12:00 PM EDT
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Nomination Application for the 20th Annual

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services
Heroes in Medicine Awards

Heroes place the needs of others above themselves and have made significant, positive impacts on the people or communities they serve.

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services, a nonprofit organization, is proud to host its 20th Annual Heroes in Medicine Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Benvenuto's, Boynton Beach. These prestigious awards honor people throughout Palm Beach County who use their skills and resources to provide outstanding services. Proceeds from the event benefit Project Access, which provides health care for low income or uninsured residents of Palm Beach County, and other services of the Medical Society.

Nominations must be received by Monday, April 3, 2023 at 12:00pm.  No late nominations will be accepted. If not a self-nomination, please inform the nominee as they may be called for clarification of the application.  One nominee will be selected in each category.

Award Categories

Physician Hero is an MD or a DO who embodies the characteristics of skill, compassion, and dedication to the ideals and beliefs of the profession and has contributed in significant ways to the betterment of health care locally, nationally or internationally.

Bruce Rendina Professional Hero is an individual whose profession is an integral part of the health care system but is not a direct provider of patient care. This person has used their knowledge and abilities to improve the health of local, national, or global communities in a tangible way. Nominees may include advocates, administrators, and others.

Community Hero is a company, institution, organization, agency, or a paid or unpaid volunteer health care or non-health care individual(s) or professional(s) who has devoted time, skills, and resources to assist others and contributed to the betterment of health care.  This may include programs supporting training or educating people on how to improve daily choices, prevent illnesses, access local resources, or improve the overall quality of life.

Health Care Provider Hero (non-physician)is an individual or group of individuals who may directly provide healthcare but are not physicians and have provided services or programs that have gone “above and beyond” by contributing to the betterment of healthcare.  Nominees may include, but are not limited to, nurses, PAs, dentists, pharmacists, midwives, social workers, paramedics, chiropractors, therapists, care coordinators, etc.

COLLEGE/MEDICAL STUDENT HERO is a college or medical student who has or group of students who have made outstanding commitments to health care and as a result has made or is making a significant difference.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HERO is a high school student who has or group of students who have made outstanding commitments to health care and as a result has made or is making a significant difference.

Nomination Submission Checklist

  • 2023 Nomination Cover Form
  • 2023 Nomination Narrative
  • Photo (high resolution at least 300 dpi and at least 2" wide)
  • Nominee has been notified
  • Submitted by Monday, April 3 at 12pm
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Contact: Katherine Zuber 561-433-3940 ext. 106 [email protected]