Awards & Recognition

We celebrate women leaders in health care at multiple career stages, recognizing attributes such as courage, innovation, and mentorship that demonstrate leadership in action.

  • Mentor of the Year Award - In 2016, the TRUST established the Mentor of the Year Award to highlight the importance and skill of mentorship and the powerful impact a single person can have on the lives of many. The award is presented annually to an individual who positively affects others via the demonstrated qualities of mentorship. Nominees may be either formal or informal mentors.
  • 21st Century Pinnacle Leader - Presented annually at the TRUST Forum, this award to recognize individuals who are "trailblazers" in leadership, transformation and innovation in health care.
  • The Jean Harris Award - This key award is presented in the spirit of its namesake; Jean Harris was a notable physician and a true leader. The Jean Harris Award goes to a TRUST member who advances health care and exemplifies the vision of the TRUST — to create healthier communities by realizing women's leadership potential.