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The Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award

Fundraising update!

Health justice supporters: Thank you! We're nearly halfway to our goal of $20,000!


Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN) is overjoyed to celebrate two longtime MCN supporters, staff members, and champions of health justice:
Candace Kugel, FNP, CNM, MS, and Ed Zuroweste, MD. Join us in honoring Candace and Ed, and encouraging new leaders to continue the vital fight for health justice.

The Kugel & Zuroweste Health Justice Award recognizes a rising star clinician hard at work to achieve health justice, providing them with a one-time $1,000 award and national recognition through MCN’s communication and networking channels.

Our goal of raising $20,000 will ensure the continuation of this award for the next decade.
The funds are designated specifically for the awardees, and will not be used for any other purpose.

About the Award

MCN wishes to recognize a clinician — a behavioral health practitioner, community health worker, dentist, nurse, nurse-midwife, nurse practitioner, optometrist, outreach specialist, physician, physician assistant, or social worker, etc. — who:

  1. Demonstrates a significant commitment to health justice and contributes to the field of health justice. For example, they created a best practice or creative way to provide services to an underserved population such as agricultural workers or immigrants.

  2. Is a “rising star” — within their first 10 years of practice and has not yet received a major or national award.

Special consideration will be given to a person who faced and overcame significant barriers to be a clinician; or a clinician whose parents or immediate family members are migrant workers or from another underserved community.

To learn more about Candace Kugel and Ed Zuroweste, head over to the award home page.


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