Overview

Award Details

The WIH Awards are an opportunity for us to lift each other up and to showcase our community of strong women. Offered annually, the Women in Healthcare Award Ceremony is held at our yearly National Summit. Each award is given to one woman or company in each category.

When to Apply

The application for the 2021 WIH awards are now open. Applications are accepted until 5pm ET on July 2, 2021. All applicants will be notified about the status of their applications by email prior to the Summit awards ceremony.

Application Process

  • Review the Awards categories carefully to fully understand the qualifiers of each.
  • Complete the corresponding online application with the award you are interested in/nominating someone for.

The Women in Healthcare Advisory board will judge applicants on predetermined criteria. Each application will be reviewed blindly and ranked by the selection committee based on these qualifiers. It is important to the Women in Healthcare community that these awards are scored in a way that eliminates bias and promotes equity, diversity and inclusion.

Award Categories

 

Rising Star Award Nomination

The Rising Star Award recognizes a woman in the industry who embodies the values of WIH. Less than 10 years’ experience in the industry. Membership in WIH is not a requirement to win.

Who is eligible?

  • Less than 10 years’ experience
  • Demonstrates leadership
  • Respect within and outside of the organization
  • Demonstrates capacity as a future leader

Outstanding Leader Award Nomination

The Outstanding Leader Award recognizes a woman in the industry who embodies the values of WIH, by not only being a professional success but also as someone who has paved the road for those coming up behind her. Over 10 years in the industry. Membership in WIH is not a requirement to win.

Who is eligible?

  • 10 year plus experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Respected (by all levels)
  • Committed to personal growth

Making a Difference Award Nomination

The Making a Difference Award recognizes a company who is making significant contributions to their community through their time, actions, talents and dedication. The honoree selected should serve as a role model to other organizations for compassion and service and be striving to make the world a better place.

Who is eligible?

  • Companies connected to the healthcare industry, either as healthcare organizations, vendors, or nonprofits, who have at least one member in Women in Healthcare, who are spending resources on bettering their communities in which they live and work.

Organization Award Nomination

The Organization Award recognizes an organization for an initiative, program, or other support they have implemented that align with the mission of WIH. Membership in WIH is not a requirement to win.

Who is eligible?

  • Companies connected to the healthcare industry, either as healthcare organizations, vendors, or nonprofits, who have at least one member in Women in Healthcare, who are spending resources on bettering their communities in which they live and work.

 

Chapter Award Nomination

The Chapter Award is designed to recognize a WIH chapter who has successfully made an impact on their members, industry, and community.

Who is eligible?

  • This award is open to any full chapter of Women In Healthcare

 

To submit yourself or someone else for one of these awards please follow the links below:

Rising Star https://forms.gle/LkKfBdYFXjLMzvq17

Outstanding Leader https://forms.gle/q5E4LazC5TjG32Cf7

Making a Difference https://forms.gle/8PCnJyBGd3oqCVfu7

Organization https://forms.gle/KSPZRV25ELXuxomr5

Chapter https://forms.gle/F1mHzJGoXGSPfwvq6

Please complete nomination applications to by July 2, 2021 and feel free to email [email protected] if you have any questions.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Luncheon at the Summit on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Winners can be virtual or in-personal participants of the conference