USAFP Committee: Operational Medicine

Operational Medicine Award


To recognize a Uniformed Service Family Physician that has exhibited outstanding achievement in the provision, promotion or research in operational medical care.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Demonstrated substantial contributions, dedication, initiative, leadership and/or resourcefulness in providing patient care in any operational environment.
  • Outstanding service, devotion, dedication or compassion while performing his or her duties in any operational environment.
  • Concepts, procedures or methods developed by the nominee which resulted in significant reduction in morbidity or mortality, workload required for mission accomplishment, financial expenditures or material utilization.
  • Involvement in continuing education as a researcher, participant, organizer or sponsor which directly and materially improves operational medicine.
  • Humanitarian or military community involvement that substantially improves the health and readiness of the service member, their families or the supported population.
  • Any other substantial contribution directly related to operational medicine no described above.
  • Must be in good standing in his/her medical community.
  • Must be a member of the USAFP.
The Nomination Materials Must Include:
  • A nomination letter explaining why this person should be selected written by the nominator. Please e-mail to Matt Schulte at the USAFP Headquarters Office.
  • CV of the nominated person. Please e-mail to Matt Schulte at the USAFP Headquarters Office.
  • Other supporting documents – limit of 3 additional letters of recommendation. Please e-mail to Matt Schulte at the USAFP Headquarters Office.
Committee Resources
Committee Interest Form
USAFP Committee Interest Form
Contact Committee Chair
Contact Committee Chair