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ACS-Pfizer 2020 Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards Nominations Open

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The American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards recognize and celebrate ACS Fellows and members whose altruism, vision, leadership, and dedication provide models to emulate and whose contributions have made a lasting difference. The nomination period for the 2020 awards is open through February 15.

The five award categories for which an individual can be nominated are as follows: humanitarianism and domestic, international, military, and resident volunteerism. 

Applications will be evaluated by the ACS Board of Governors Surgical Volunteerism and Humanitarianism Workgroup. Awardees will be announced in September and recognized at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2020 in Chicago, IL.

Do you know a surgeon who is eligible and deserving of the award? Submit a nomination today by logging in to your ACS account and visiting the Operation Giving Back (OGB) nominations page.

Read more about the awards, and contact OGB with any questions at

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