clock AA017935Each year, our friends at The Doctors Company Foundation and in partnership with the Lucian Leape Institute at The National Patient Safety Foundation recognize a “young physician for their personal insight into the importance of applying the principles of patient safety to reduce the incidence of medical error.” You can see the recipients of the award for 2013 and 2014.

The deadline for 2015 submissions is February 2, 2015 at 5:00pm ET. Complete submission requirements are available here on the Doctors Company Foundation website.

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