Nominations Open for 5th Annual Doris A. Howell Award for Advancing Palliative Care
Annual Honor Recognizes a Palliative Care Pioneer in San Diego County
Do you know a healthcare professional whose groundbreaking work in palliative care has made a profound impact in the greater San Diego community?
The CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care is seeking nominations for the 5th annual Doris A. Howell, MD, Award for Advancing Palliative Care, designed to recognize a doctor, nurse, social worker, or other health professional whose contributions, dedication, and compassion have helped advance palliative care in San Diego County.
This award is accompanied by a $25,000 gift to the organization with whom the recipient is affiliated. The gift is made possible by San Diego philanthropist and palliative care champion Darlene Marcos Shiley.
Please click here to submit your nomination.
Nominations will be accepted through midnight March 26. The winner will be announced in April.
The award is named after the late Dr. Howell, a legendary physician and pioneer in pediatric hematology, oncology, and community medicine who in 1977 founded San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine.
To be eligible for the Doris A. Howell, MD, Pioneer in Palliative Care Award, a nominee must be a health professional in the greater San Diego area who exhibits the pioneering spirit in caring for the suffering embodied by Dr. Howell.
Thank you for taking the time to submit your nomination!