Sarnat and Lienhard awards now available

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Hey Network faithful, pay attention to this news item. The Institute of Medicine is now accepting nominations for the Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health and the Gustav O. Lienhard Award.

The Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health is presented annually by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat established the award in 1992 out of a commitment to improving the science base and delivery of mental health services. This international award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving mental health and is accompanied by a medal and $20,000. Each year, a selection committee appointed by the IOM reviews nominations based on selection criteria that reflect the ideals of Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat.

The IOM is accepting nominations online for the 2013 Sarnat Prize through May 6, 2013. There is no requirement for the nominee or the nominator to be affiliated with the IOM. The recipient will be notified by the IOM, and the Sarnat Prize will be presented during the IOM's Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on October 21, 2013.

The Gustav O. Lienhard Award, established in 1986, is presented annually by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in honor of Gustav O. Lienhard, Chairman of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Board of Trustees from 1971 to 1986. The award--a medal and $40,000--recognizes individuals for outstanding achievement in improving health care services in the United States. Support for the award is provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Each year, a selection committee appointed by the IOM reviews nominations based on selection criteria that reflect the ideals and work of Mr. Lienhard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The IOM is accepting nominations online for the 2013 Lienhard Award through May 6, 2013. There is no requirement for the nominee or the nominator to be affiliated with the IOM. The recipient will be notified by the IOM, and the Lienhard Award will be presented at the IOM's Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on October 21, 2013.

If you have submitted a nomination in the past and are interested in re-nominating the same individual, please email the SarnatPrize@nas.edu or LienhardAward@nas.edu to have your account reset to provide you with access to your previous nomination.

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