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Call for nominations for the EACH Teaching Award

The EACH Teaching Award is an innovative prize for teachers of health care communication awarded biennially at the conferences of the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH). The second teaching award will be presented at the next ICCH conference in Porto in September 2018. The award is meant for teachers of communication in healthcare who have made a significant and outstanding contribution to healthcare communication education.

Examples of such contributions could include:

  • making an impact on healthcare communication teaching beyond the candidate’s institution
  • creating an innovation in healthcare communication teaching and learning
  • introducing communication training in a particularly challenging environment

Nominations can be sent by candidates themselves or by their colleagues with the candidates’ agreement. Nominators should be members of EACH. On acceptance of the award, the winner should be a member of EACH.

The Teaching Award winner will receive the following prize:

  • Free ICCH conference attendance
  • £1,000 prize money

The nomination should consist of:

  • An up-to-date CV of the nominee
  • A description by the nominee of the healthcare communication programme through which they have made a significant and outstanding contribution to health care communication: nominees should provide an example of teaching materials that they are particularly proud of
  • Two letters of recommendation by senior colleagues or others, which describe the accomplishments of the nominee and explore how the nominee fulfils the criteria for the award in the field of health care communication teaching.

The jury for the award consists of members of the EACH teaching committee (tEACH), national representatives and the former recipient of the award. The jury welcome applications and will look for credible evidence and recognition from others in making this award such as:

  • evaluations from participants in the healthcare education program
  • evidence of a sustained impact of the teaching programme

Nominations should be sent to the jury by email before 15th June 2018 using the following address info@each.eu

 

Call for nominations for the Jozien Bensing Award 2018

The Jozien Bensing Research Award is an award for talented early-career researchers awarded biennially at the conferences of the International Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH). The award was first given in 2008. The 6th Award will be presented at the EACH conference in Porto in September this year.

The award is meant for researchers in the first ten years of their research career, for example within ten years of PhD or similar qualification, allowing for career breaks. Nominations can be sent by candidates themselves or by senior colleagues with the candidates’ agreement. Nominators should be members of EACH. On the acceptance of the award, the winner should be a member of EACH.

The deadline for nominations is 15th June 2018.

The nomination should consist of:

  • An updated CV of the nominee, including a list of publications
  • A copy of the favourite publication by the nominee (in the eyes of the nominee him/herself)
  • Two letters of recommendation by senior colleagues or others, which describe the accomplishments of the candidate and make clear why this nominee is particularly promising and talented in the field of health care communication research

The jury for the award consists of former and current Presidents of EACH and former recipients of the award and is chaired by Prof. Myriam Deveugele.

The Jozien Bensing Award winner will receive the following prize:

  • Free ICCH conference attendance
  • £1,000 prize money

Nominations should be sent before 15th June 2018 to Prof. Myriam Deveugele using the following address info@each.eu.