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Nominations for 2020 NOHC Clinical Excellence Awards

Please consider nominating a deserving Dental Assistant, a Dental Hygienist, a Dentist, or a Specialist for a 2020 National Oral Health Council Clinical Excellence Award! Please distribute this message to all of the dental personnel in your Area or clinic, INCLUDING FEDERAL, TRIBAL, AND URBAN Service Units.

Announcing:

IHS NOHC Clinical Excellence Awards for the Dental Assistants [2], Dental Hygienists [2] , General Dentists [3], and Specialist [1] of the Year [see attachments for Nomination instructions].

Categories:

  1. Two Dental Assistants:
    1. One Junior Category – at least 3 years of experience and at least 2 years working for the IHS
    2. One Senior Category – at least 6 years of experience and at least 5 years working for the IHS
  2. Two Dental Hygienists:
    1. One Junior Category – at least 3 years of experience and at least 2 years working for the IHS
    2. One Senior Category – at least 6 years of experience and at least 5 years working for the IHS
  3. Three General Dentists:
    1. Junior Category – 4 or fewer years of clinical experience
    2. Mid-Career Category – 5-12 years of clinical experience
    3. Senior Category – greater than 12 years of clinical experience
  4. One Dental Specialist award

Criteria and Procedure:

See the attachment describing Criteria and Procedure for nominating someone for any general category of Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dentist, or Specialist. Only return your narrative and the two pages filled out on the form. Please DO NOT send the instruction pages. Each year, selectees are announced on the DOH Portal and by IHS Dental Listserve once they have been selected. Awards are announced and presented at IHS Updates on odd numbered years. On even numbered years, the selectees are announced and presented at an Area or local meeting or they are presented by mail. Deadline for Nominations must be received by: May 8, 2020 [Submissions after this date will not be accepted] All Nominations Should be emailed with subject line “Clinical Excellence NOMINATION & Category” to:
Erin.ostteen@quinault.org

Or mailed to: Dr. C. Erin Ostteen
Roger Saux Health Center Dental Department
1505 Kla-Ook-Wah Drive
Taholah, WA 98587

Nominations must be received no later than close of business May 8, 2020. Submissions after this date will not be accepted.

Related Documents

MS Word Document NOHC_Sr-Mid-Jr_General_Dentist_Nomination_Form.doc (Word - KB)
MS Word Document NOHC_Sr-Jr_Hygienist_Nomination_Form.doc (Word - KB)
MS Word Document NOHC_Sr-Jr_Dental_Assistant_Nomination_Form.doc (Word - KB)
MS Word Document NOHC_Dental_Specialist_Nomination_Form.doc (Word - KB)

Posted: 04/01/2020