SHSMD Awards and Recognition

Honoring Health Care's Best and Brightest.

Submission Process CLOSED for 2019, please check back in 2020.


SHSMD Leadership Excellence Award

The SHSMD Leadership Excellence Award honors inspiring health care marketers, planners, and public relations/communications practitioners—individuals who are truly exemplars of the strategy professions.

View the nomination process and eligibility requirements.


2019 Terri McNorton SHSMD Rising Star Award

The SHSMD Rising Star Award is a special recognition of a marketing, communications, planning or business developer strategist under the age of 40. The recipient receives complimentary registration to SHSMD Connections.

View the nomination process and eligibility requirements.


SHSMD Connections Scholarship Program

This program, offered annually, offers tuition assistance to qualifying professionals in the health care strategy professions to attend SHSMD Connections 2019 and receive access to the virtual conference after the event.