Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration / Quality Award
The UNOS Transplant Management Forum Planning Committee is seeking nominations for the Annual Heckenkemper Leader in Transplant Administration / Quality Award to be presented at the UNOS Transplant Management Forum in April 2022. Review nominee criteria and submit your nomination below:
Deadline for nominee submissions is November 30, 2021.
Award is graciously sponsored by Guidry & East, LLC
Eligibility and award process
Members of the UNOS Transplant Management Forum Planning Committee and the OPTN Transplant Administrators Committee are not eligible to win the award.
The UNOS Transplant Management Forum Planning Committee will review all nominations and select the winner based on specific criteria. We will notify all award nominees and the winner in advance of the award presentation.
Linda Ohler, MSN, RN, CCTC, FAAN, FAST
Editor Emeritus, Progress in Transplantation
Ian Jamieson, MBA, MHA
Duke Transplant Center, Durham, N.C.
Brigitte Sullivan, MBA
describes the honor as a “lifetime achievement award”
2018 – Gwen E. McNatt, RN, CNN, FNP-BC
2017 – Gene Ridolfi, BA, RN, MHA
2016 – Betty Crandall, MS, RN
2015 – Tracy Giacoma, RN, MSN, MBA, FACHE
2014 – Alexander Aussi, BSN, RN, MBA
2013 – Angie Korsun, RN, MSN, MPA
2012 – Edward Zavala, MBA