To establish a Pediatric resident award by the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry in honor of the 26 years of service and leadership bestowed upon the SSPD by Dr. Frank Farrington.
This cash award is given Post – Residency annually at the January, SSPD meeting. Applicants are to self-apply for the award. Candidates are eligible up to three years after graduating.
Award is granted based on merit of leadership or service. This includes, but is not limited to, a community based dental service, leadership or service in a local, state, or national dental organization.
The cash award should be significant enough to motivate individuals to compete for this honor. $2000 annually. In order to facilitate funding this should be a line item added to the SSPD Dues statement for voluntary contribution by members.