The Dr. Peter J. Deckers Employee Appreciation Award
recognizes one outstanding employee, annually, who
consistently demonstrates commitment and passion, strong
leadership, exemplary professional skills and commendable
personal attributes all in support of the UConn Health mission.
This is among the highest honors awarded to UConn Health
This year, the awards ceremony will be held on Monday, November
2016, at 3:00 p.m. in the Academic Rotunda.
Nomination Period and Process
The 2016 nomination period will open on Friday, October 21, and close
on Monday, November 7, 2016.
Each Senior Leader, from UConn Health's six
divisions including Correctional Managed Health Care, Institutional Support,
John Dempsey Hospital, School of Dental Medicine, School of
Medicine and University Medical Group, will submit one nominee by completing a nomination
form. Nominators can find everything needed for submission on the nomination form page.
Any UConn Health employee that consistently demonstrates the
stated criteria. Prior award nominees are eligible for nomination.
Prior recipients of this award are not eligible to receive the award.
Through the generosity of Dr. Deckers, via the UConn Foundation, the awardee
receives four lower field level box seat tickets to a Red
Sox game and a certificate. In addition, his/her name
is inscribed on a perpetual plaque.
The Dr. Peter J. Deckers award is celebrated annually at a
ceremony. The 2015 presentation will take place on
Monday, November 21, at 3:00 p.m. in the Academic Rotunda. Each 2016
nominee will be invited to attend this special
event. The award is presented by the the Chief Executive
Officer, UConn Health, Executive Vice President for Health