Health Care Hero Award | RISE Summit on Social Determinants of Health 2024


Health Care Hero Award

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Congratulations to our 2024 Health Care Hero Award Recipient!

Dr. Kimberlee Wyche Etheridge
Primary Care Provider and Assistant Professor, Meharry Medical College
Sr. VP Health Equity and Diversity Initiatives, 

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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.   

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Watch the 2024 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 2024 nominees, finalists, and winner!


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