Take time to give back to those heroes who give so much to you.
Sponsored by Incyte Corporation in collaboration with CURE Media Group, publishers of CURE magazine, the MPN Heroes Recognition Program is your chance to recognize the people who have made a difference for you. Your hero may be any of the following:
Whoever your heroes are, you can give back to them by nominating them for recognition.
Nominate your MPN hero
Nominees who are chosen for recognition will be announced at the MPN Heroes Celebration Event, hosted by CURE Media Group. This event will take place in San Francisco on December 5, 2014. The names of the recipients will also be announced on www.MPNHeroes.com.
Thank you to all who participated in the 2013 MPN Heroes recognition program by nominating someone who has made a difference in MPN care. Nominations have been reviewed by the Steering Committee and recipients have been chosen.
The MPN Heroes program recognizes dedication to individuals and the MPN community. Individuals or organizations can be nominated in 1 of 2 categories. Recipients will be selected by the steering committee's review of nominations for recognition. In Category A, up to 4 recognition plaques will be given to chosen recipients, and in Category B, up to 4 monetary donations to non-profit organizations and societies will be given as designated by the 4 recipients recognized in this category.
Criteria for nominations in either category are as follows:
Criteria: Category A : Commitment to the individual. Recognizing individuals who provide or demonstrate care, guidance, education, or support above and beyond the standard of care for one or more patients with MPNs. Types of work honored include demonstration of individual dedication by a nurse, doctor, or caregiver whose contributions to an individual with MPNs had an evident impact.
Criteria: Category B: Commitment to the broader MPN community. Recognizing leadership in developing services or programs addressing the needs of patients with MPNs, families, friends, caregivers, and medical professionals through advancing the science and medical understanding of MPNs, education, awareness, or approaches to care.
Types of work honored could include advocating for better care, outreach to underserved populations, activities at the grassroots level, promoting the patient's voice, providing MPN community leadership, creating awareness programs, innovative education materials, programs or events, disease management initiatives, research and science-based programs, media outreach, or campaigns.