2017 AADE Awards

AADE Awards 2017 AADE Awards

It's time to apply or nominate a colleague for a 2017 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.

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. 

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 plus a $10,000 travel grant towards the delivery of educational programs.

Innovative Use of Media and Technology Award

This award supports the innovative use of media and technology to advance diabetes self-management education/training. The project submitted should have significantly improved self-management among individual patient practices or broad diabetes populations. The recipient will receive complimentary registration to the AADE Annual Meeting & Exhibition for the next consecutive year to present their concept.

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, complimentary registration to the AADE Annual Meeting & Exhibition and AADE products/services.

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. This fellowship exposes a member who is early in his or her diabetes education career to children and families who are affected by type 1 diabetes, and mirrors a fellowship offered by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists which seeks to develop early professional understanding and strengthen the relationship between endocrinologists and educators.

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