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Gerry Gilchrist Award Nomination

Gerald Gilchrist Medical Champion Award Nomination

Nominate a Champion of Literacy from your Community

Dr. Tom Schreiner, Medical Director for White Earth Health Center on the White Earth Indian Reservation, was our inaugural winner in 2020.

2021 marks our second year of honoring a medical provider with the Gerald Gilchrist Medical Champion Award. Dr. Gilchrist retired from a storied career as a pediatric oncologist at the Mayo Clinic, and was one of the very early supporters of Reach Out and Read Minnesota, acting as a board member, donor, and all-around champion of our program expansion to this day. This award will honor a doctor or other medical provider who has been exceptional as a trainer, clinician, and/or clinical director; one whose exemplary personal and professional medical leadership has helped to make delivery of the Reach Out and Read program model all it can be in pediatric primary care. The recipient of the award will be honored at our annual breakfast on May 5th, 2021 and will receive a plaque of recognition . The recipient's medical practice will also receive a gift of 250 books. Nominations are due by April 1st, 2021.

Submit your nomination by  filling in the text box below or by uploading a Word document or PDF.

Nominations should be no more than 200 words.

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