This award recognizes designated institutional officials who have demonstrated strong leadership and astute resource management and have encouraged innovation and improvement in residency programs and their Sponsoring Institutions.
The Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award honors designated institutional officials (DIOs) who have demonstrated excellence in overseeing graduate medical education (GME) programs at their Sponsoring Institutions. DIOs have authority and responsibility for all graduate medical education programs in a teaching hospital, community hospital, or other type of institution that sponsors GME programs.
Henry Ford Health
University of Virginia
Cooper University Health Care, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Camden, New Jersey
Creighton University School of Medicine
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa
Hennepin Health System
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital
The 2024 Awards application cycle is now closed. Winners will be selected, notified, and announced in October 2023.