Rare Impact Awards – NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)
NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)
Patients, caregivers, advocates, doctors, researchers, legislators, regulators, and public figures. People who make a positive impact on the rare disease community go above and beyond, overcoming certain obstacles, to help make meaningful change in the lives of others. They are making a rare impact .
NORD is requesting nominations of individuals that have made a positive impact on the rare disease community in 2015. Eligible Nominees may include patients, caregivers, advocates, physicians, medical experts, researchers, media, educators, legislators, regulators, and others and their efforts to raise awareness and make a difference through education, media/social media campaigns, policy work, and community-building. Special value will be placed on those Nominees that have made an impact on all rare diseases and rare diseases as a whole .
This year, NORD encourages you to tell us about these people who are making a meaningful impact for the rare disease community and nominate them for a Rare Impact Award. Each nominee will be considered by the committee. Please note, this is not a vote and awardees will not be selected based on the number of nominations they receive. Please do not nominate someone more than once.