Health Care Hero Award

Watch the 2022 RISE Health Care Hero Award Presentation

RISE is pleased to present the Health Care Hero Award to an esteemed nominee who has made a significant impact on the lives of underserved populations through health care and/or social services interventions, and through superior example of the RISE mission to promote health equity among all patients. Congratulations to our 2022 nominees!


The 2023 RISE Health Care Hero Award

Submit a Nomination for the 2023 Award 

Nominations are now open for the 2023 award!
The award will be presented at The 2023 RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health.

Please see the criteria below for submitting a nomination: 

  1. Nominee must work in a role that addresses social determinants of health.  
  2. Nominee must work for one of the following organizations: health plan, health care provider, social services provider/non-profit/CBO, government organization, foundation, pharmaceutical company, or vendor/supplier. 
  3. Nominee does not need to have a medical credential to be nominated.  
  4. Nominee must have fulfilled one of the following criteria: contributed to significant process improvement in addressing the care of underserved populations and/or dedicated 10+ years to exemplary work in this industry.  

The form must be filled out completely with necessary documentation in order for the nominee to be considered for the 2023 RISE Health Care Hero Award.

Nominations must be submitted by December 31, 2022 at 11:59PM EST. The award finalists will be notified by January 31, 2023 and the recipient will be presented at The 2023 RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health.

Submit a Nomination for the 2023 Award