This program, co-sponsored by Witt/Kieffer, an Oak Brook, Ill.-based executive search firm, honors rising young stars in the healthcare management field. Per editorial policy, sponsors are not involved in the judging or determination of award recipients.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is this program about?
A: Co-sponsored by Witt/Kieffer, this program honors rising young stars in the healthcare management field.
Q: When is the call for entries?
A: The nomination period for the 2013 Up & Comers awards runs from May 6 through July 8.
Q: What are the criteria?
A: Must be 40 years of age or younger as of the submission deadline and have made significant contributions in healthcare administration, management or policy. Per editorial policy, sponsors are not involved in the judging or determination of award recipients.
Q: When is the deadline for nomination submissions?
A: The deadlines for 2013 award submisssions is July 8, 2013.
Q: How do I nominate someone?
A: To participate, please complete the initial nomination form. You will then receive information on how to submit via email the candidate's resume along with a letter of no more than three double-spaced pages outlining the nominee's credentials, accomplishments and leadership qualities. Each submission must include a high resolution digital color photo of the nominee as well as his or her age.
Q: Is there a fee to enter/nominate?
A: No fee required.
Q: Who can I contact if I have questions?
A: John Thomas, chief of editorial operations, at 312-649-5274 or email@example.com
Q: How and when will the winners be announced?
A: The 2013 winners will be profiled in the September 23, 2013 issue of Modern Healthcare
and on ModernHealthcare.com.
Q: Will entrants be notified if they win/lose?
A: Winners will be contacted; non-winning entrants will not be contacted.
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