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Call for Nominees

It's time to register for the 27th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care, October 20-23, 2012, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada! Registration details are now available at


It is also time to submit your colleagues for a very special award associated with the symposium. Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins has announced a call for nominees for the prestigious Sharon Baranoski Founder's Award. This award recognizes the overall pursuit of excellence in the field of wound management by an individual or group who has enhanced the care of patients with wounds.


The award will be presented in a ceremony at the symposium on October 21 just before the opening session at Caesars Palace. The winner will receive a $2000 grant, 1 complimentary conference registration, 3 nights' hotel accommodations, and 1 round-trip airfare to the meeting.


Candidates for the award should be nominated in writing, with supporting data to affirm his/her excellence in innovative educational approaches, cost-benefit approaches to practice, unique treatments that significantly impact patient care, or leadership that has fostered the profession of wound care. The deadline for nominations is August 15, 2012.


Written nominations should include a letter explaining how the candidate met the award criteria and any pertinent data, tools, teaching displays, pictures, or other material to support the nomination letter. Letters and supporting materials should be mailed to Wolters Kluwer Health, Conference Department, 323 Norristown Rd #200, Ambler, PA 19002.


So, prepare your nominations and mark those calendars now for October 20-23, 2012. Visit for complete details and be sure to submit your poster and oral abstracts for consideration and review. Watch this column and visit the symposium's website for updated conference details.


We'll see you in Las Vegas!


Kathleen A. Greaves

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Senior Managing Editor


Advances in Skin & Wound Care