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Champion of Veterans’ Health Award

Purpose
To recognize a Wisconsin physician who goes above and beyond to serve military veterans outside of the clinic.

Eligibility

  • Must be a licensed physician practicing in Wisconsin.
  • Must be currently involved with a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, research project or similar activities that benefit the health of military veterans beyond clinical patient care.

Selection
Physicians may nominate themselves or be nominated by an individual or organization using a simple nomination form. Preference is given to a physician who is a current member of the Wisconsin Medical Society.

Recognition
The award will be presented at the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation's annual Fundraising Dinner before an audience of approximately 500 physicians, business leaders and other guests. The recipient must be available to attend the event to receive their award in person. In addition, a $1,000 donation will be made to a veteran-focused 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of the award recipient’s choice.

The 2019 award is being sponsored by WPS Health Solutions.