The compassion and commitment of California's health care professionals is worthy of recognition by their peers and communities. Later in 2018, we will invite you to nominate extraordinary individuals and organizations for Physicians for a Healthy California's 2018 Leadership Awards, which celebrate the efforts of those who make a difference in the health of Californians. For more information about the Leadership Awards, please email us.
ROBERT D. SPARKS, MD LEADERSHIP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The Robert D. Sparks, MD Leadership Award is given annually to an individual or organization that has demonstrated extraordinary interest and efforts in improving community health.
ETHNIC PHYSICIAN LEADERSHIP AWARD
The Ethnic Physician Leadership Award recognizes an individual physician for his or her contributions toward the health of various ethnic communities. Candidates show great success in eliminating health disparities, addressing access to care and improving cultural competency and patient advocacy. The purpose of the award is to honor an outstanding physician and to promote leadership, caring and compassion in medicine.
ADARSH S. MAHAL, MD ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND DISPARITIES AWARD
The Adarsh S. Mahal, MD Access to Health Care and Disparities Award was established by 2007 CMA President Anmol S. Mahal, MD and his wife Surjit K Mahal, MD to honor an individual or organization that has demonstrated extraordinary interest and efforts toward improving access to health care or reducing health care disparities in California.
FRANK E. STAGGERS, SR., MD OUTSTANDING ETHNIC PHYSICIAN ORGANIZATION AWARD
This award was established in honor of Dr. Staggers Sr.. The award honors an ethnic physician organization that has taken significant action in improving the health of their communities. Applicants will be evaluated based on their contribution to improving the health of their community, success at engaging physicians to be community advocates, and reducing health disparities.