Modern Healthcare seeking Up & Comer nominations

As healthcare continues to change, the new generation of leadership must evolve along with it, requiring new ideas and approaches in treatment and prevention. The industry's young executives are already proving that they are up to the challenge.

To help celebrate these rising young stars in healthcare management, nominations are now being accepted for Modern Healthcare's 28th annual Up & Comers recognition program. The program is sponsored by Witt/Kieffer, an Oak Brook, Ill.-based executive search firm.

Nominees must be 40 years of age or younger as of the Aug. 4 submission deadline. To participate in this year's program, please visit to start the nomination process. It includes completing an online form and then submitting the nominee's resume along with a letter of no more than three pages outlining the person's credentials, accomplishments and leadership qualities.

Each submission must include a high-resolution color photo of the nominee as well as his or her age.

Materials can be submitted electronically or through regular mail to Up & Comers, c/o David May, assistant managing editor, Modern Healthcare, 150 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60601. Send us electronic submissions by e-mail to

Recipients will be profiled in the Oct. 13 issue of Modern Healthcare and online at Per editorial policy, sponsors are not involved in the judging or determination of award recipients.