Awards

 

WIO Recognition of Service Award

Nominations Due May 20, 2019 by 5:00 pm CST

The WIO Recognition of Service Award recognizes individuals who have served in a volunteer leadership capacity for WIO (Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Program Chair, etc.) and made a significant difference in the organization. Nominations should include the nominee’s role, approximate dates of service and examples of improvements made in the organization and/or the professional environment for women in ophthalmology. Nominations will be solicited from WIO members annually.

Nominee must be a current WIO member to be nominated for this award.

The Purpose of this award is to recognize a member of Women in Ophthalmology who has served/volunteered on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Program Chair, etc).  This individual is someone who has made a significant difference in the organization.  Nominations should include the nominee’s role, approximate dates of service and examples of improvements made in the organization and/or professional environment for women in ophthalmology.

The Nomination Committee of the WIO (led by the Immediate past president) will consider nominations that meet the qualifications and criteria above and that are received by the deadline.  Selection of the award recipient will be determined on the basis of factors including, but not limited to: leadership skills and service to WIO over time.  Only one recipient will be selected if there are multiple nominations for this award that fulfill the criteria.  This award may not be given yearly if the committee feels that there are not enough qualified applicants. The selection committee will verify references of the nominee, and if necessary gather additional information in making their determination.  Please list the nominee’s roles and approximate dates of service.

Submit Your Nomination for this Year!

  • WIO 2018 Award Nominations

    Thank you for taking the time to submit a nomination of a woman who is deserving of a WIO award.

  • Global terms of WIO Awards:

    • Nominees may not be nominated for an award they have already received.
    • Individuals may not receive more than one award per year.
    • Award will be presented at the WIO Summer Symposium each year in August and acknowledged on the WIO website and media outlets.
    • Calls for nominations will be issued annually but all awards may not be given every year.

    WIO Recognition of Service Award

    The WIO Recognition of Service Award recognizes individuals who have served in a volunteer leadership capacity for WIO (Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Program Chair, etc.) and made a significant difference in the organization. Nominations should include the nominee’s role, approximate dates of service and examples of improvements made in the organization and/or the professional environment for women in ophthalmology.
  • The nominee must have volunteered as a leader on the Board of Directors in WIO. The individual should have demonstrated a pattern of leadership and continuing service to Women in Ophthalmology
  • Describe the impact the individual has made to WIO. Impacts should demonstrate leadership qualities and continuing service to WIO for its advancement.
  • Please describe significant difference in the organization and/or professional environment for women in ophthalmology.
  • leadership, excellence, integrity and ethical behavior


Recipients

2018


Dr. Regine Pappas

2016


Marsheila DeVan, MD

2015


Barbara Arnold