Awards Information


  • The Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations created the Pinnacle Awards Program to recognize its members for the challenging, creative work they do on a daily basis and to recognize excellence in clear and effective marketing and public relations communication. Award of Excellence and Award of Merit winners receive a certificate and a Pinnacle trophy. Winners of Honorable Mention awards each receive a certificate. A Best of Show winner is selected from all Award of Excellence winners. See:

MHSCN Awards

  • MHSCN’s 2018 Awards of Excellence were presented at our spring conference in April. Please check out the winning entries on our website. While Wisconsin and Illinois present their awards on Thursday, Minnesota attendees will have a special State Dinner and Minnesota-style networking event. Stay tuned for details.


  • Leadership Recognition is a program designed to reward members who excel in their profession. The program offers three tiers: Certification, Accreditation and Fellowship status.


  • The 2018 Carol Scaife Memorial Scholarship will give one student or recent graduate the opportunity to spend three days learning and networking with healthcare marketing and public relations professionals from across Wisconsin at the 2018 Tri-State Conference.


  • Also, do you know a fellow WHPRMS member who has demonstrated the ability to advance the sound principles of communications, marketing and public relations within the healthcare industry and is a distinguished leader in their organization and community? If so, nominate them today for the Professional Excellence Award.



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