Modern Healthcare kicks off its Annual Up & Comers Program

Awards rising young stars in the healthcare management field

For Immediate Release

Contact: Robin Loth 312.649.5499

Chicago, IL - May 21, 2012 – Modern Healthcare announced its 26th annual 2012 Up & Comers program. This program, co-sponsored by Witt/Kieffer, an Oak Brook, Ill.-based executive search firm, honors rising young stars in the healthcare management field 40 years of age or younger and have made significant contributions in healthcare administration, management or policy. View the official announcement.

"The future leaders of the healthcare industry will require a different skill set than those managing the system today," said David Burda, editor of Modern Healthcare. "It's our responsibility to identify those young leaders and hold them out as examples for other executives to follow."

Recipients will be profiled in Modern Healthcare magazine on Sept. 24, 2012, and on the Modern Healthcare website. To enter, go to or email

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