It is a simple process to nominate an individual who you feel has contributed significantly in Crohn’s and colitis patient care, medical research, public service, and professional / public education. Your next opportunity to nominate will be in 2018. Please click below to sign up for the latest updates.CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES
Candidates can be nominated by colleagues, peers, advocates, educators — anyone who can attest to the candidate’s qualifications. Self-nominations cannot be accepted.
The Sherman Prize is open to a broad range of contributors in the fight to overcome Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, recognizing those with significant achievements in one or more of the following areas:
Health care professionals who provide extraordinary, responsive clinical care, or make strides to improve the physical, emotional and / or psychosocial aspects of treatment.
Medical and research professionals who perform groundbreaking scientific research.
Health care providers, educators, and advocates who go above and beyond in support of awareness, education and advocacy.
Eligible individuals must live and work in the U.S. and demonstrate an outstanding commitment to IBD work, having accomplished their greatest achievements within the past decade, preferably within the past two years.
Nominees who aren’t selected can be nominated again in coming years, should the individual still meet the eligibility requirements.