Objective

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.

Award

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.

Basis

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.

Goals

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.

Donate

Donations are accepted any time on-line on the SSPD website. You may also donate by check made out to the SSPD and sending it in care of the Executive Office at the Virginia address also listed on the website, with Farrington Award in the memo line.