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ASBH – Call for Nominations & Awards









Call for Nominations

As a valued ASBH member, you are invited to respond to
the 2016 Call for Nominations, which is open until 
May
2
. You may nominate one or more members for each open
position, and self-nominations are welcome, by completing
form for each nominee and attaching a
brief resume or CV.

This year, the open positions
are:

  • Secretary (2-year term; 1 position open)

  • Director at Large (3-year term; 3 positions open)

  • Student Director (1-year term; 1 position open)

  • Nominating Committee (2-year term; 2 positions
    open)

ASBH seeks leaders who are
knowledgeable about effective governance, role models to ASBH
members and the bioethics and humanities community, able to think
strategically, and able to support and defend diversity. There is more
information about the Nominating Committee and its process and timeline
on the ASBH website.



Call for Awards

Nominations for the following
awards are due by May 2. Nominations must include the
nominee’s name and current professional affiliation, as well as the
reasons for making the nomination. The awards will be presented at the
ASBH 18th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.



The ASBH
Lifetime Achievement Award
 is the Society’s highest honor. It recognizes a
distinguished individual for excellence in bioethics and/or the medical
humanities. It is given in recognition of longstanding achievement in
bioethics and/or the medical humanities.

The ASBH Distinguished
Service Award 
may be given to a current and longstanding member
of ASBH who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in advancing the goals
of the Society.



The ASBH Cornerstone
Award
 is the Society’s highest honor given to an institution.

The views, opinions and positions expressed by these authors and blogs are theirs and do not necessarily represent that of the Bioethics Research Library and Kennedy Institute of Ethics or Georgetown University.