Hall of Fame nomination deadline extended

The deadline for readers to submit nominations for the 2011 Health Care Hall of Fame induction has been extended to Jan. 10. The program recognizes luminaries who have made outstanding contributions to healthcare nationally and internationally.

A panel of distinguished healthcare industry judges annually selects winners for this recognition. The judges will review the nominations using a set of 10 eligibility and award criteria. A list of the criteria can be found under the Awards & Honors section on the magazine's website, Readers also can find past inductees in the special section this year of the March 22 issue of Modern Healthcare or through the Awards & Honors section. Since 1988, a total of 87 healthcare executives and leaders have been inducted into the Health Care Hall of Fame.

Please send nominating letters and background information on the candidates to: Hall of Fame, c/o Neil McLaughlin, managing editor, Modern Healthcare, 360 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60601. Again, the nomination deadline is Jan. 10. Inductees will be announced in February and profiled in the March 21 issue. They will be honored at a dinner held March 20, in conjunction with the American College of Healthcare Executives' annual congress in Chicago.