Indian Health Service Director's Awards
The Director of the Indian Health Service (IHS) recognizes individuals or groups of employees whose special efforts and contributions, beyond regular duty requirements, have resulted in significant benefits to the IHS strategic goals, objectives and programs, customers and fulfillment of the IHS mission.
Nominations are to be submitted for one of the following award categories that are based on the nature of the act, service, or performance.
Award Categories & Criteria
Form & Submission Instructions
- Award Nomination Form (includes Attachment A for Team Submissions) [PDF - 997 KB]
The IHS Director's Award nomination forms must be initiated and signed by the nominator and the award nominee's supervisor, then concurred and ranked by the Area Director (Areas only) or Senior Leadership (HQ only).
The Area Award Coordinators will coordinate the receipt and review of all nominations and rankings through their respective Area Director, and all headquarters staff will submit nominations through their respective Office Director.
Area Award Coordinators must scan and email all nominations and rankings electronically. Nominations must be received by April 28th, 2023. Nominations received after this date will not be considered. If you have any questions, please e-mail the IHS Director's Awards Committee.