Nominations are accepted at www.clarkcountymedical.org/
Dr. Keith Brill, CCMS’ 2013/14 president; Dr. Alexander, past president; and Dr. Michael Edwards, president-elect, make up the Presidents’ Committee and will review all Winged Heart Award nominations submitted by the public. Awards will be presented at the 2014 Installation & Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 14, at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas.
Also that evening, CCMS will recognize the recipients of the 2014 Rising Star Award that honors outstanding medical students who are nominated by the deans of Nevada’s medical schools. Dr. Brill will also keep the long-standing tradition of naming an individual President’s Award, personally recognizing a select individual who exemplifies being a visionary within the medical community and who has made great contributions to health care in Southern Nevada.
“The Clark County Medical Society wants to raise awareness of the outstanding health care that is provided in our community,” explained Dr. Brill, a board-certified OB-GYN practicing with WellHealth Women’s Specialty Care and as a Hospitalist at Spring Valley Hospital. “By inviting the public to nominate nurses and non-profits, we can recognize some of our community’s great unsung heroes in health care.”
Nursing nominees must be currently affiliated with a local practice and/or hospital and must be providing a necessary service to patients on an inpatient or outpatient basis. A non-profit nominee must be a registered 501(c)(3) whose mission is to provide outstanding medical/health care work or to promote wellness within Clark County.
“We encourage the community to nominate a nurse or non-profit that they feel deserves recognition. Nurses are the backbone of our medical community, and non-profits address important issues that may otherwise go without support,” said Dr. Alexander who created the award in 2013. He will continue to champion the program and ensure it continues to evolve. “It is important to honor those who are giving so much to improve the health of Southern Nevada residents and those students who will become leaders in our healthcare community.”
Staff or family members of the judging presidents are not eligible for nomination. Other rules and regulations may apply. Additional details are available at www.clarkcountymedical.org.