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Outstanding Caregiver Award

The Outstanding Caregiver Award recognizes one healthcare professional who consistently demonstrates at least one of our values to improve the patient experience.

Submit a Nomination


Please be prepared to provide a specific example of how the candidate demonstrates or displays at least one of the following behaviors:
  • Develops or implements creative, innovative solutions for the challenges related to the patient experience
  • Consistently creates an environment which puts the patient in charge of his/her experience through excellent clinical care or support services
  • Uses established methods and data to systematically investigate the impact and effectiveness of proposed solutions to issues relating to the patient experience
  • Demonstrates commitment to sharing successes and lessons learned to advance the field of patient experience
  • Identifies and promotes best practices to drive successful outcomes


A panel of AfPE members, which may include physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals and caregivers, will review submissions.



A photograph of the nominee is REQUIRED. Photos should be sent in either JPEG or GIF format to info@patient-experience.org


One winner is recognized during the annual Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation in May and will receive $250 and a trophy at the event.


The awards are open to both members and non-members. Nominees should work in a healthcare setting that provides direct patient care.


Click here to submit a nomination. Ensure you are applying for the "Outstanding Caregiver Award" on the first page of the nomination form before you proceed.


The nominations deadline is May 1, 2017.

Please note the following:
  • The nominator will be notified regarding the submission.
  • The nominee will be highlighted in the Association for Patient Experience (AfPE) newsletter
  • The nominee will be presented an award at the annual Empathy + Innovation Summit
  • The nominee will offered the opportunity to present a webinar



Email info@patient-experience.org
Phone 216.316.5787