G. Scott Giebink Excellence in Immunization Award

Picture of G. Scott Giebink This annual award is given in memory of G. Scott Giebink, MD (1944-2003). Along with his work as an internationally respected expert in middle ear disease and immunization, Dr. Giebink was also a leader in the creation of MinnesotaCare, a state health-insurance program for the underprivileged. Dr. Giebink was a great advocate of immunization and strongly believed in access to health care for all children. The G. Scott Giebink Excellence in Immunization Award will be given to a clinic or organization that has displayed leadership or innovative work in the area of immunization.


  • Health care organizations that work in the area of immunization, including public and private clinics and non-traditional sites for immunizations such as elderly care or reproductive health clinics.
  • Non-health care organizations that work to educate the public about immunization are also eligible for the award.

Nominating Procedure

To nominate a clinic, hospital, or health care organization submit the nomination form and a letter of recommendation describing the actions that have been performed to improve immunization in Minnesota (maximum 500 words). Nominations are due August 29, 2014.

Updated Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 03:48PM