Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards

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The Satcher Community Health Improvement Award recognizes University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) faculty and staff individuals for significant contributions to the health of the community through research, teaching, practice, and/or service programs.

Call for Nominations: 9th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards

The Center for Community Health & Prevention is seeking nominations for the 9th Annual Dr.
David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards. The awards reflect the shared mission
of the Center for Community Health & Prevention and the URMC to develop and expand
community-university partnerships that support participatory research and interventions to
reduce health inequities and improve the community's health. Awards will be made based
on work done in the Greater Rochester area and Finger Lakes Region.

Nomination Deadline

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 12 pm

Nomination Process

Nominations are welcome from URMC faculty, staff, and community partners. Get started with the nomination process.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact us at SatcherAward@urmc.rochester.edu, or call Gail Hamilton at (585) 224-3050.

Save the Date: 9th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards and Special Grand Rounds

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Register at: lecture.urmc.edu/satcher
Featured Speaker: David Satcher, MD, PhD
Time:
12 to 12:30 p.m.: Awards Ceremony
12:30 to 1 p.m.: Presentation by Dr. Satcher
1 to 1:30 p.m.: Rewards and Challenges of Community-Engaged Research – panel discussion with Dr. Satcher and award recipients

Location:
Helen Wood Hall Auditorium (1W304)
255 Crittenden Blvd.
University of Rochester School of Nursing

Free parking is available in the Saunders Research Building Parking Lot.
American Sign Language interpreters will be available.

Can't attend?

Watch live steaming of the event.

Past Events

The 8th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards were held on April 11, 2017, featuring Grand Rounds speaker Nicole Redmond, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Watch a recording of Dr. Redmond's talk: "From Health Disparities to Health Equity: Building Relationships in Healthcare Systems and Communities" .

The award recipients for 2017 were:

  • Robert L. Weisman, D.O., professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, senior medical director of Adult Ambulatory Services and director of Clinical Care at Strong Ties
  • Rajeev S. Ramchandran, M.D., M.B.A., associate professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Catherine A. Bunce, R.N., M.S., CCRC, senior associate - Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and program coordinator for the UR HIV Vaccine Trials Network (aka Rochester Victory Alliance)

Read more information about the 2017 Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award recipients.

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Call for Nominations!

Seeking nominations for the 2018 9th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards. Learn more and make a nomination.

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