is seeking nominations for its fourth biennial Top 25 Women in Healthcare recognition program, honoring those female healthcare executives who are making a positive difference in the industry. The magazine is seeking nominees from all sectors of the industry, including hospitals, health systems, physician organizations, insurance, government, vendors and suppliers, trade and professional organizations, and patients’ rights groups. To view the list of female healthcare executives honored in 2005, 2007 and 2009, please visit the Awards and Honors section of ModernHealthcare.com.
As with the previous three programs, the 2011 candidates will be judged on five criteria. The candidate must have:
Successfully served as a leader or managed an organization or company.
Shown the ability or power to effect change in the healthcare industry.
Demonstrated a willingness to share expertise with others in the field.
Served as a role model or mentor to other female healthcare executives.
Assumed a leadership position in the industry outside of the candidates’ own organization or company.
To nominate a candidate for this recognition, send Modern Healthcare a detailed cover letter explaining how the candidate meets or exceeds the five criteria. Submissions must include the nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae, age and a color photo. Please send the material to David Burda, Editor, Modern Healthcare, 360 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60601, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The submission deadline is Feb. 11, 2011. An editorial board consisting of senior editors on the staff of will select the Top 25 Women in Healthcare for 2011. The recipients will be announced and profiled in the April 18, 2011.
Furst Group, a Rockford, Ill-based healthcare executive search firm, sponsors the Top 25 Women in Healthcare. Per editorial policy, sponsors are not involved in the selection, judging nor determination of awards recipients.