The Top 25 Minority Leaders biennial recognition program takes great pride in honoring the top minority healthcare executives who are influencing the policy and care delivery models across the country. In doing so, they are also highlighting the continued need to nurture diversity in their organizations.
The Top 25 Minority Leaders is sponsored by:
We accept nominations for this biennial program from all industry sectors, including hospitals, health systems, physician organizations, insurance, government, vendors and supplier organizations, and patients’ rights groups. To be qualified, the candidate needs to be considered a minority along the U.S. Census Bureau's definition, which includes being African-American, American Indian, Asian, Latino, Pacific Islander, or multiracial.
Those completing the submission form must answer the following questions about the nominee:
- Describe specific actions the nominee took this year to help the organization achieve or exceed financial, operational and clinical goals.
- Describe specific steps the nominee has taken to establish or contribute to a culture of innovation and transformation.
- Please list specific actions the nominee has taken to promote racial equity in the C-suite, including hiring or promoting minority leaders, or serving as a reference for candidates for leadership positions.
Key Dates & Deadlines
October 14, 2019 - Nominations open
December 16, 2019 - Nominations close
December 28, 2019 - Judging begins
February 17, 2020 - Honorees published in magazine
August 13, 2020 - Gala to celebrate honorees hosted in Chicago
Current, high-resolution headshot of the nominee. Photos should be 300 dpi and at least 5x7.
High-resolution environmental or portrait-style photograph of the nominee. Photos should be 300 dpi and at least 5x7.
Supporting documents are not required, however they are encouraged to be submitted. Up to 5 supporting documents may be uploaded to the online application. Supporting documents may consist of letters of recommendation, articles in which the nominee has been featured, etc. A current resume and head shot is required for submission.
To submit a name for consideration, there is a nomination fee of $100, which must be paid upon submission. Your candidate will be presented to our panel of judges and the top editors of Modern Healthcare for consideration. Payment does not guarantee inclusion in this honor roll. Multiple nominations for one individual does not influence the process in any way.
To address questions, technical issues with the submission form or payment process, please contact Jodi Sniegocki.