INFOLINK: From the Editor’s Desk
It’s Not Too Late to Nominate!
You still have a few months to nominate a wound care professional for the prestigious Sharon Baranoski Founder’s Award, which will be presented at the 29th annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care, September 28–October 1, 2014, at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. Preconference workshops will be on September 27–28, 2014. The Founder’s award recognizes the overall pursuit of excellence in the field of wound management by an individual or group that has enhanced the care of patients with wounds.
The award will be presented in a ceremony at the symposium on September 29 just before the opening session at The Mirage. The winner will receive a $2000 grant, 1 complimentary conference registration, 3 nights’ hotel accommodations, and 1 round-trip airfare to the meeting.
Candidates for the award should be nominated in writing, with supporting data to affirm his/her excellence in innovative educational approaches, cost-benefit approaches to practice, unique treatments that significantly impact patient care, or leadership that has fostered the profession of wound care. The deadline for nominations is July 15, 2014.
Nominations should be made in writing and should include a letter explaining how the candidate met the award criteria and any pertinent data, tools, teaching displays, pictures, or other material to support the nomination letter. Letters and supporting materials should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Wolters Kluwer Health, Conference Department, Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
Kathleen A. Greaves
Senior Managing Editor
Advances in Skin & Wound Care