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Local Chapter Excellence Award

Recognizes a local APHON chapter that has excelled in promoting the mission, vision, and goals of the association.

Receiving Chapter receives a $250 honorarium and recognition at the annual conference business and awards luncheon, APHON Counts, JOPON, in a press release.

Candidates for this award must meet the following criteria:

  • An APHON Chapter in good standing.
  • Has not received the award previously within the last 3 years.
  • Submitted all required paperwork to APHON headquarters.
  • Chapter demonstrated outstanding contributions within the pediatric hematology/oncology profession.
  • Create strategies to recruit and retain national and local chapter APHON members.
  • Create an environment that encourages the participation of all segments of the membership.
  • Increase APHON's presence and contributions to the profession.
  • To develop educational opportunities, programs, and/or products.

Completed nominations must be submitted by May 31. 


Past Recipients

2018 Recipient


The Long Island Chapter

Local Chapter Committee Chair, Monica Hente (Right) presents representatives of the chapter with their award.

Prior Recipients

  • 2017: National Capital Chapter
  • 2016: New Jersey Chapter
  • 2015: Northeast Ohio Chapter
  • 2014: Wisconsin Chapter
  • 2013: Seattle (SEAPHON) Chapter
  • 2012: Arkansas Chapter
  • 2011: Charlotte Chapter
               San Antonio Chapter
  • 2010: Texas Gulf Coast Chapter
  • 2009: Southern California Chapter
  • 2008: Greater Philadelphia Area Chapter
  • 2007: Louisville Chapter
  • 2006: Wisconsin Chapter
  • 2005: Minnesota Chapter