2018 AADE Awards

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It's Time to Apply or Nominate a Colleague for a 2018 AADE Award

Each year during the AADE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, we recognize excellence in diabetes education and service to the association and the larger diabetes community. AADE offers a variety of awards to celebrate those individuals who have gone above and beyond.

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted by March 1, 2018.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognizes an individual who exemplifies the proud history of diabetes education and serves as extraordinary role model. A $1,000 donation is made to the AADE Foundation in honor of the recipient.  

Allene Van Son Distinguished Service Award

Recognizes outstanding contributions and service to this association in honor of the first AADE President. A $1,000 donation is made to the AADE Foundation in honor of the recipient.

Strategic Initiative Award

This award recognizes a member whose work reinforces AADE's Strategic Goals in Diversity or New Models of Care to achieve the outcomes inspired by AADE's mission and vision. The recipient receives a one year AADE membership and complimentary registration to the AADE Annual Conference.

Diabetes Educator of the Year Award

Honors a diabetes educator who has made a special contribution to the field through dedication, innovation and sensitivity in patient care. This award is given for the next consecutive year. The recipient receives an award of $5,000 towards the delivery of educational programs.

Rising Star Award

This award recognizes a diabetes educator who has less than three years of diabetes education experience and has demonstrated leadership and commitment in their practice. The recipient receives a one-year AADE membership and complimentary registration to the AADE Annual Conference.

AADE/Children with Diabetes - Friends for Life Fellowship Program

The AADE member who is selected for this award will attend the Children with Diabetes - Friends for Life program in Orlando. The five-day conference will offer the recipient an opportunity to participate in the program, interact with families, program faculty, and association leaders.

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