Up and Comers Award
Previous Honorees2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 • 2011 • 2010 • 2009 • 2008 • 2007 • 2006 • 2005 • 2004 • 2003
The Up & Comers awards and recognition program recognizes the industry's rising stars. These young executives have made significant contributions in the areas of healthcare administration, management or policy. Each of the 12 Up & Comers for 2016 will be profiled in the October 10 issue of Modern Healthcare as well as online on ModernHealthcare.com.
Nominees must be 40 years of age or younger as of August 5, 2016, the deadline for entries. The nominees can be working in any sector of healthcare, including providers, insurers, vendors and suppliers.
Key Dates & Deadlines
- May 15, 2017 – Up & Comers awards program opens for nominations
- August 4, 2017 – Deadline for Up & Comers program Nominations
- September 5, 2017 - Nominators of the 2016 Up & Comers winners notified
- October 16, 2017 – Winners announced in Modern Healthcare magazine, newsletters and on ModernHealthcare.com *Dates are subject to change.
Nominations will be reviewed and judged based on the following criteria:
- Scope of leadership roles and accomplishments
- Financial and operating performance of organization(s) under nominee's leadership
- Individual's community service
- Leadership roles outside of the nominee's organization
Please complete the online application by clicking the "Nominate" button above. All required fields must be included in the application.*See required materials/documentation section for more information.
Nominator must provide the following:
- Provide 250-word description in ALL 4 criteria boxes contained in the online application
- Upload up to 3 background documents supporting the nominee's professional career. (Resume, CV, and/or recommendation letter)
*Please note: All nominations are reviewed completely by a comprised panel of the senior editors at Modern Healthcare. There is no penalty or advantage for providing additional documentation.
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If you have any questions about the program, including the selection process, criteria or deadline, please contact Dave May.
If you have any questions regarding the nomination process of this program, please contact Leah Judge.