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SOICH Awards

 

​International Community Access to Child Health

International Elective Award​

Travel Awards
Travel awards for two Low/Middle Income Country first authors (1 trainee and 1 non-trainee) will be awarded to a presenter of an accepted abstract at the SOICH Program at the Annual Conference & Exhibition. Each of the awards will be worth up to $3,000.  Presenters who wish to apply for this award will submit with a 1-2 paragraph description of their need for travel support to attend the conference, planned use of the funds, and professional background.

AAP National Conference & Exhibition Abstracts

​Hillman Olness 
The Hillman Olness Award for lifetime service and lasting contributions to global child health was established in 2011 in honor of Liz Hillman, the late Donald Hillman, and Karen Olness.  It recognizes individuals who have devoted their careers to advancing global child health. 

This award recognizes a member of AAP/SOICH for his/her lifetime service and lasting contributions to global child health.  The selection committee considers nominees who have worked in the area of global child health, in both domestic and/or international settings. Previous recipients are not eligible.  A call for nominees is issued each Spring.

A commemorative award will be presented to the recipient at the SOICH program at  the AAP National Conference & Exhibition.

The Section on International Child Health (SOICH) seeks nominations every Spring for the Hillman-Olness Award for lifetime service and lasting contributions to global child health. Established in 2011 in honor of Liz Hillman, the late Donald Hillman, and Karen Olness, the award recognizes individuals who have devoted their careers to advancing global child health. 

Award Recipients

2011
(inaugural award) Liz Hillman, M.D. 
(and Don Hillman, M.D., posthumously)

2012
"Duke" Burris Duncan, MD

2014
June Brady MD, MPH, FAAP

2015
Errol R. Alden MD, FAAP

2016
Bronwen Anders MD, FAAP

2017
Donna Staton MD, MPH, FAAP




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