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The American Cancer Society will be accepting nominations for the 2016 Lane Adams Quality of Life Award between April 15 and July 31, 2015. To submit a nomination, download the nomination form by clicking here. The nomination form is to be completed by the nominator and will be considered in the selection of the finalists for the Lane Adams Quality of Life Award. Once the Selection Workgroup has chosen the finalists, additional information may be needed.

Nominators are encouraged to review the four criteria outlined under the "Who is Eligible for the Lane Adams Quality of Life Award?” section of this website. A qualified nominee:

1) Is a professional health care provider that provides direct care, counsel, and/or service to cancer patients and their families;

2) Has a demonstrated record of outstanding performance that goes above and beyond the usual roles and responsibilities associated with his or her position;

3) Serves as a role model for colleagues; and

4) Has used innovative and collaborative approaches to enhancing the quality of life for cancer patients and their families.

The supporting documentation section of the nomination form should give specific examples of these four characteristics of the nominee's work and accomplishments. Click here to view examples of leadership, innovation, and excellence.

Only complete nominations with the two required letters of support will be reviewed. Letters should offer insight and/or examples of ways in which nominee provides consistent, outstanding, compassionate care to cancer patients and their families. One letter must be from a patient or family member, and one from a colleague/ co-worker. These letters are necessary for this nomination to go forward.

To complete this nomination process, please email the nomination form and two letters of support for this nominee to sarah.duffy@cancer.org by July 31.

If you have any questions regarding the awards or nomination process, please contact Sarah Duffy at 404-329-7643 or via email at sarah.duffy@cancer.org.


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NOMINEE INFORMATION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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NOMINATOR INFORMATION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE
Finalists will be selected on the basis of Leadership, Innovation and Excellence. Please include a statement in the box below, not to exceed 7500 characters, including spaces, which addresses the following question:
What sets the nominee apart from their colleagues with regard to cancer caregiving?
Share examples of how this person has exceeded the expectations of their job duties to demonstrate consistent excellence or innovative approaches in cancer care.
 
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LETTERS OF SUPPORT REQUIRED
To complete this nomination process, please send (under separate cover) two letters of support for this nominee. Letters should offer insight and/or examples of ways in which nominee provides consistent, outstanding, compassionate care to cancer patients and their families.
One letter must be from a patient or family member, and one from a colleague/ co-worker. You may send two from each category if available. These letters are necessary for this nomination to go forward.

Fax, email, or mail letters to: (Be sure to include names of Nominator and Nominee)
American Cancer Society
ATTN: Ann Robinson
Office of the Chief Medical Officer
Department of Research and Cancer Control Science
250 Williams Street, NW
Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30303-1002
Fax: 404-329-7530

THANK YOU