Call for Nominations: Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award
Posted on behalf of the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM):
Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award
Nominations Are Now Being Accepted
We need your help to recognize an outstanding health science librarian! The Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award honors a health science librarian who serves rural or underserved communities. The award was established in the early 1990s to recognize the contributions to medical education and librarianship by Michael E. DeBakey, M.D.
The recipient of the Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award is publicly recognized at the FNLM Annual Awards Dinner on May 11, 2010. The Dinner honors leaders in the fields of medicine and public service.
Previous winners of the DeBakey award include Ada M. Seltzer, Rowland Medical Library at the University of Mississippi; Ellen Howard, MLS, KKS Sherwood Library at Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington; and Greysi Reyna, MLS, Mario E. Ramirez MD Medical Library at University of Texas Health Science Center.
Nominations for the 2010 Award are currently being accepted. Forms and materials are available on the Friends of the National Library of Medicine website. Please visit the FNLM website at http://www.fnlm.org/Events-2010-Dinner.html for further details and forward any inquiries regarding the Award to Sarah Pease (spease(at)oai-usa.com).
Deadline for submission is February 5, 2010.