Gala Event

Join us on October 29, 2021 in person at the
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

Join our annual gala event and help raise funds to establish medical clinics in under-served communities. We will also honor and celebrate unsung heroes who went above and beyond providing healthcare
during the pandemic.

Join us! It will be an event to remember.

Award Categories

The following award categories have been developed to honor outstanding individuals or organizations for their contributions to excellence in healthcare.

Nominations are now closed for the following categories.

Excellence in Diabetic Care

This first annual award is given to Irma Ruiz (Honoring Dr. Robert Ruiz.)

This award category is not open for public nominations.

   

Apricus Unsung Hero Award

This first annual award is given to a healthcare professional who has given great service to the community during the pandemic. 

This award category is open for public nominations.

Excellence in Emergency Nursing

Recognizes an ER Nurse who has made an outstanding contribution to health in our community. All licensed registered nurses are eligible for this award.
This award category is open for public nominations.

Excellence in Nursing

Recognizes a Nurse who has made an outstanding contribution to health in our community. All licensed registered nurses are eligible for this award.

This award category is open for public nominations.

   

Excellence in ICU Nursing

Recognizes an ICU Nurse who has made an outstanding contribution to health in our community. All licensed registered nurses are eligible for this award.

This award category is open for public nominations.

   

Lifetime Community Service Award

Honors those who have made outstanding contributions to public healthcare throughout their career. (Honoring Dr. Turner and Dr. Stalberg.)

This award category is not open for public nominations.

ER Physician of the Year

Recognizes an ER Physician who has made an outstanding contribution to health in our community. All licensed registered Physicians are eligible for this award.

This award category is open for public nominations.

Physician of the Year

Recognizes a Physician who has made an outstanding contribution to health in our community. All licensed registered Physicians are eligible for this award.

This award category is open for public nominations.

ICU Physician of the Year 

Recognizes an ICU Physician who has made an outstanding contribution to health in our community. All licensed registered Physicians are eligible for this award.

This award category is open for public nominations.

Health Plan of the Year

Recognizes a Health Plan that has made an outstanding contribution to advancing health in our community. 

This award category is not open for public nominations.

   

Hospital System of the Year

Recognizes a Hospital System that has made an outstanding contribution to advancing health in our community.

This award category is open for public nominations.

Corporate Health Service Award

This award will recognize a company or organization which makes a significant contribution and/or innovation to healthcare. 

This award category is not open for public nominations.