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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.