Nominate a Physician

The Outer Banks Hospital Office of Experience is now accepting nominations for the annual Beacon Award. This physician-of-the-year award, presented by the Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group, shall be bestowed upon an outstanding and dedicated Outer Banks physician who lives out our values of integrity, compassion, education, accountability, safety, and teamwork. 

Voting is open January 1 - 31, 2020, online. Should you wish to nominate via paper form, please contact our Manager of Experience and Volunteer Services at 252-449-4550. 

Nominee Criteria

We invite peers, team members, patients, and the community-at-large to submit nominations throughout January, and the award recipient will be announced in March. 

A nominated physician should demonstrate aspects such as the following:  

  • Patient advocacy 
  • Collaboration 
  • Quality Initiatives
  • Community Involvement
  • Leadership/mentoring 

The physician must have privileges at The Outer Banks Hospital or be a Vidant Health contracted physician. 


Tell us about your physician and why they should be honored with the 2020 Beacon Award. Highlight how this physician stands out to you and how they live out the values of integrity, compassion, education, accountability, safety, and teamwork.