Awards

We applaud the outstanding contributions you and your peers make to improve the profession. Each year, we honor several individuals who have shown loyalty, passion, and enthusiasm for NAHQ and the field of healthcare quality.

Claire Glover Distinguished Member Award

This award recognizes a dynamic and passionate member of NAHQ. Claire Glover was an avid supporter and spokesperson for NAHQ. She supported the growth of the young association and promoted quality in healthcare. Claire epitomized the characteristics of enthusiasm, passion, and dedication and demonstrated a deep commitment to the organization.

Download the application and apply by July 31, 2018. 

The recipient receives complimentary registration to NAHQ Next-2018, the leading conference for the Healthcare Quality Profession, a physical award, and recognition through various media channels.

Luc R. Pelletier Healthcare Quality Award

This award recognizes a NAHQ member who has developed a performance improvement program or initiative for a defined group of patients. Luc R. Pelletier served as editor in chief for the Journal for Healthcare Quality from 1998-2007. During his tenure, the journal received many awards and achieved unprecedented growth. Luc has had a distinguished career as an advanced psychiatric mental health nurse and consistently advocates for excellence, expertise, and professionalism. 

Download the application and apply by July 31, 2018. 

The recipient receives complimentary registration to NAHQ Next-2018, the leading conference for the Healthcare Quality Profession, a physical award, and recognition through various media channels. The recipient will present their poster at NAHQ Next 2018.

Rising Quality Star Award

This award recognizes a dynamic and professional NAHQ member who displays significant participation and promotes the profession of healthcare quality.

Download the application and apply by July 31, 2018.  

The recipient receives complimentary registration to NAHQ Next 2018, the leading conference for the Healthcare Quality Profession, a physical award, and recognition through various media channels.

Previous Award Recipients

Watch the video presenting the 2017 award recipients.

View the list of award recipients