Volunteer of the Month

The Volunteer Recognition Program was designed to highlight individuals and teams of the OpenMRS community, whose efforts and contributions have been exemplary. Your hard work is fundamental to the mission of OpenMRS, and we believe that these winners should be awarded in a way that publicly expresses OpenMRS’ gratitude and appreciation.

Requirements for Consideration

Volunteer of the Month should exemplify the following requirements:

  1. Benefit to the community as evidenced by
    • Ongoing consistent contribution throughout the year
    • Response to a specific identified need
    • Leading an initiative/ development cycle
    • Other submitted description
  2. Contribution is beyond the normal expectations of a community member’s role


Examples of contributions can be, but not limited to:

  • Community Builder
    • individual/team that created new process or improved experience of others in the community
  • Innovator
    • individual/team that introduced new technology or improved existing technology practices
  • Mission Impact
    • individual/team that initiated or created change that resulted in improved outcomes and moved OpenMRS closer to achieving it mission

Click here to see previous winners of this community-nominated award!

Submission Requirements

Your written submission can be from yourself or others, and must include the following:

  • Time period for recognition
  • Specific activities
  • Benefit that community derived from these activities
  • Anticipated impact if available

Submit Nomination.