People in Healthcare Awards

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HRO Today has a long tradition of recognizing the work of HR executives at our HRO Today Forums. In keeping with that tradition, the 2022 People in Healthcare Summit will recognize the work of HR, medical, and business leadership that effectively implemented programs that kept the healthcare workers that we all rely on engaged to fight burnout, staffed crucial positions, and implemented performance management of non-medical support staff while transitioning to remote work. Awards winners will be announced during an award gala dinner.

Click below to submit a nomination for the 2022 People in Healthcare Awards.

For questions, please contact Bill Lange, Director of Global Events, Bill.Lange@SharedXpertise.com.

2021 Winners

The inaugural Healthcare HR Leadership “Front of the Front Line” Award presented by Cielo, held at the 11th Annual People in Healthcare Summit, highlighting true excellence in healthcare HR leadership that effectively implemented programs to keep medical workers that we all rely on engaged to fight burnout, staffed crucial positions, and implemented performance management of non-medical support staff while transitioning to remote work.

CHRO of the Year – Small Network

WINNER – Bet Rosa

CHRO, Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

Jan Harper

EVP & CHRO​,
Tidelands Health

Aanchal Bhatia

Founder & CEO​,
Sydenham Clinic

CHRO of the Year – Large Network

WINNER – Vicki Cansler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Piedmont Healthcare

Jason Hernandez

CHRO​, Centerstone

Dennis Lennon

VP, Human Resources​,
Atlantic Health System

CHRO of the Year – Sustainable Workforce

WINNER – Cecilia McKenney

SVP, CHRO​, Quest Diagnostics

Kara Greer

VP & CHRO​, Tufts Medical Center

Paula Just

CHRO​, Health First

CHRO of the Year – Lifetime Achievement

WINNER – Eric Humphrey

SVP & CHRO, Froedtert Health Network

David Cook

SVP, HR & CHRO​, TriHealth

Matt McElrath

CHRO​, Keck Medicine of USC

Talent Acquisition Team of the Year

Employee Engagement Team of the Year

2021 Event Photos

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