ALPHARETTA, Ga., Dec. 27, 2017 — LocumTenens.com is now accepting nominations for its annual MedicalMissions.org Physician and Advanced Practitioner of the Year Awards. In 2012, LocumTenens.com began recognizing physicians for their charitable work by presenting the MedicalMissions.org Physician of the Year Award. Beginning in 2017, the company also began honoring CRNAs, physician assistants and nurse practitioners for their time, talents and dedication with the MedicalMissions.org Advanced Practitioner of the Year Award.
Nominations, including self-nominations, can be submitted here. Two honorees, one physician and one advanced practitioner, will be selected. LocumTenens.com will donate $10,000 on behalf of each honoree to the medical mission organization of his or her choice. Past winners are profiled on the LocumTenens.com website and MedicalMissions.org website.
“MedicalMissions.org and LocumTenens.com can be assured they are making a strategic difference in the lives of many women through this grant,” says Dr. Gloria Halverson, the recipient of the 2017 Physician of the Year Award. Dr. Halverson will be using the donation she received last year to benefit House of Hope in Nicaragua, which provides medical and gynecologic care to women who have been victims of sex trafficking and have minimal access to healthcare and education.
LocumTenens.com supports medical volunteerism by sponsoring charitable trips for healthcare providers and associates to travel and serve on medical missions in developing countries like Honduras, where access to quality healthcare services is often limited. The company also underwrites and supports the MedicalMissions.org website, which allows healthcare workers and not-for-profit organizations seeking medical volunteers to connect in order to aid underserved patients around the world.
MedicalMissions.org is a 501(c)(3) organization that connects healthcare volunteers and other volunteers with organizations sponsoring medical missions all over the world. Our services are 100 percent free for both medical volunteers who register and mission organizations posting their opportunities. The goal of MedicalMissions.org is to connect motivated healthcare providers with organizations sponsoring medical missions by offering a free, searchable database of health-related volunteer opportunities and medical mission trips. These include short and long-term medical volunteer opportunities, both domestic and international.
LocumTenens.com is a full-service healthcare staffing agency, specializing in the temporary placement of physicians, CRNAs, physician assistants and nurse practitioners at healthcare facilities across the U.S. As the industry's most-visited job board, LocumTenens.com helps healthcare organizations connect with the professionals they need to ensure patients have access to quality care. Founded in 1995, LocumTenens.com is part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies. Learn more at http://www.locumtenens.com/about.
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