2022 Clinician Excellence Award Nominations Now Open!

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2022 Clinician Excellence Awards


PVA Healthcare Summit + Expo
Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas
August 28 – August 31, 2022


The Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Clinical Excellence Awards recognizes and honors peer-nominated caregivers who embody the best values of clinical excellence in the care of Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury or Disease (SCI/D), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Multiple Sclerosis (MS). 

  • Submit your written nomination by June 5th, 2022
  • Winners will receive their award at this year’s PVA Healthcare Summit and Expo

Award winners will receive an all-expenses-paid conference package (registration, hotel and travel expense) to attend the 2022 PVA Healthcare Summit + Expo, at the Omni Dallas Hotel, where they will be formally presented with their award.


  • Medicine (Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner)
  • Nursing (RNs and LPNs in Inpatient, Outpatient and Specialty Services)
  • Nursing Leadership (Nurse Managers, Asst. Nurse Managers, Nurse Educators)
  • Social Work
  • Psychology
  • Therapy (Physical, Occupational, Kinesiology, or Recreational)


  • The Nominee has demonstrated leadership, expertise, collaboration and success in measurably advancing care delivery and promoting change for Veterans with SCI/D, ALS, MS, through clinical practice or scientific achievement.
  • The Nominee has demonstrated outstanding professional achievement by contributing above and beyond in providing evidence-based practice education to other SCI/D, ALS, or MS professionals, the community and/or Veterans with SCI/D, ALS, or MS.
  • The Nominee has measurably improved quality patient outcomes and patient safety as a result of his/her practice in direct or indirect patient care of Veterans with SCI/D, ALS, or MS.
  • The Nominee’s accomplishments have enacted national change to improve care delivery to individuals with SCI/D, ALS, or MS.
  • The Nominee is recognized as a role model for their exceptional care delivery to patients and their families, delivery of unique wellness initiatives, professional achievement, and dedicated advocacy to improve the lives of veterans with SCI/D, ALS, and MS and their support systems.


Please follow all instructions carefully, or your nomination may be considered ineligible.

  • NOMINATIONS ARE DUE BY June 5, 2022 AT 11:59 P.M. EDT
  • First, list the nominee’s name, credentials, title, facility and contact information (telephone number, mailing and email addresses). 
  • Next, write a narrative, no more than 500 words, describing the individual’s accomplishments and reason for your nomination, reflected in the criteria above. 
  • Last, list the nominator’s name, credentials, title, facility and contact information (telephone number, mailing and email addresses). 
  • Additional letters supporting your nomination are welcome.


All nominations will be reviewed by a multi-disciplinary healthcare selection committee. Award winners and their nominators will be notified by June 30, 2022.  All questions concerning the awards should be sent to summit@pva.org.

Travel Info

Dallas Love Field

Airport Code: DAL
8008 Herb Kelleher Way
Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: (214) 670-6080

Dallas Fort Worth

Airport Code: DFW
2400 Aviation Dr
Grapevine, Texas 76051
Phone: (972) 973-4968

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    Washington, DC 20006-3517