COPIC Humanitarian Award

COPIC Humanitarian Award

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Recognizing volunteer physicians and how they improve health care

The COPIC Humanitarian Award has honored over 30 volunteer physicians.

About the COPIC Humanitarian Award

COPIC is a mission-driven medical professional liability company that uses insurance as a tool to better medicine. We are committed to helping physicians, providers, and facilities in the communities we serve. Corporate social responsibility is a core value of COPIC, and we are pleased to expand our engagement and support of communities by giving back through the COPIC Humanitarian Award. We’re thrilled to collaborate with state associations and medical societies in offering this award.

The COPIC Humanitarian Award is presented annually to honor a physician for volunteer medical services and contributions to their community. We specifically look to recognize those individuals who unassumingly volunteer outside the spectrum of their day-to-day lives. The recipient of the award designates a $10,000 donation from COPIC to be provided to a health care-related 501(c)(3) organization within their respective state. If you know a worthy candidate, please nominate him or her for this award.

History of the Award
The COPIC Humanitarian Award was established in 2001 in memory of Harold E. “Hal” Williamson. Hal was one of the first non-physician board members of COPIC. His inspiration and his dedication to going above and beyond led to the establishment of the COPIC Medical Foundation. 

COPIC Humanitarian Award Nomination Forms

Do you know a physician who has gone above and beyond their scope of practice and made a difference in their community? If you know a worthy candidate, please nominate him or her using a nomination form below.

For more information, please contact Laura Wadleigh.

“Monte is one of the most compassionate people I know—the kind of person who goes out of his way to help no matter what the situation is. When he is not spending time with his family or at work, he devotes much of his time to helping our community in a variety of ways.”

Janet Brug, a Registered Nurse and Risk Manager at Wray Community District Hospital, who nominated Dr. Monte Uyemura, a 2016 Humanitarian Award winner

Previous Recipients

Past Award Recipients - Colorado

Past Award Recipients - Nebraska

Past Award Recipients - North Dakota