Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Engineer Professional Advisory Committee

Awards & Recognition

Chief Engineer's Awards

PHS Engineer of Year - (PDF) deadline October 31                        
PHS Engineer Responder of Year - (PDF) deadline October 31                          
RADM Jerrold M. Michael Engineer - (PDF) deadline October 31         

***February deadlines for the awards below have been extended to February 28, 2020. Please contact CDR John Kathol ( with any questions.***

Ian K. Burgess Outstanding Young Engineer - (PDF) deadline February 28            Roger H. Lynch Outstanding Young PHS Engineer - (PDF) deadline February 28 Robert C. Williams Engineering Literary Awards - (PDF) deadline February 28
John C. Villforth Leadership - (PDF) deadline February 28

S.A.M.E. PHS Engineering Achievement Awards

Hollis Medal - (PDF) deadline February 28 
Green Medal- (PDF) deadline February 28 
Cumming Plaque - (PDF) deadline February 28

Past Award Recipients

Special Assignment Award Nomination for EPAC Members

EPAC members who have successfully met the requirements of a three-year term and have never received an award for this assignment may submit their EPAC appointment letter to the EPAC Chair to be included in a Special Assignment Award nomination. Current and future members that successfully complete their terms will be nominated the year following their term by the EPAC Awards subcommittee. Nominations will be reviewed by the EPAC Chair to ensure the qualifications were met.

Deadline for submissions is May 1st of each year



Please use the following links to learn more about each organization's awards:

National Society of Professional Engineers Federal Engineer of the Year Award
Commissioned Officer's Association
Junior Officer Advisory Group (JOAG)
Society of American Military Engineers
Association of Military Surgeons of the United StatesAmerican Society of Civil Engineers


For questions about the Engineer Awards please send an email to  

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