National Leadership Excellence Award

Nominate a colleague for the prestigious National Leadership Excellence Award

Deadline is July 30, 2018

Nominations are no longer being accepted. 


About The National Leadership Excellence Award
The purpose of the AMRPA National Leadership Excellence Award is to confer association-wide recognition on individuals who have exemplified outstanding service and made significant contributions to the field of medical rehabilitation. These accomplishments should contribute to the advancement of the medical rehabilitation field as a whole, as opposed to benefiting only an individual’s institution. To nominate a colleague, you will be asked to provide examples to illustrate how the criteria for the AMRPA National Leadership Excellence Award have been accomplished. Once again, examples should focus on accomplishments that are not limited to an individual’s institution. The nominee should exemplify leadership, integrity, vision, dedication, and excellence in at least three of the following areas: 

Transformative Leadership Professional Experience
Life-long Service in the Field Advocacy at the State and National Level
Mentorship of Future Leaders Improved Patient Outcomes / Quality of Patient Care
Research and Critical Analysis Education and Advancement of the Field


Ed Eckenhoff Memorial Award & Lecture Series


About The Ed Eckenhoff Memorial Award & Lecture Series
Established in 2018 by the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA), the Edward A. Eckenhoff Memorial Award & Lecture was created to honor one of the Association’s founding fathers and a visionary leader in the rehabilitation field. Eckenhoff served on the AMRPA Board of Directors from its founding through 2010, including serving as Board Chairman in 2000 and 2001. Eckenhoff also created and chaired AMRPA’s first Consumer Advocacy Committee, focusing on the needs of patients served by rehabilitation hospitals. This year's nominee for the award and lecture is an AMRPA member who:

Has demonstrated exemplary skills in the areas of administration,
management, research, patient care, and education within the field of rehabilitation.

Has contributed invaluable mentorship to the next generation
of medical rehabilitation providers.

Has served the field through involvement in Association activities. 



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