Nominations Open: 2020 Sherman Awards for Excellence in Patient Engagement | Taylor Healthcare

Nominations Open: 2020 Sherman Awards for Excellence in Patient Engagement

Nomination deadline Friday, March 6

North Mankato, MN – (Jan. 21, 2020)  –  Nominations are now open for the Sherman Awards for Excellence in Patient Engagement. The Sherman Award, which is sponsored by, Taylor Healthcare and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Lucian Leape Institute, recognizes the best projects and programs in patient and family engagement from around the world.

New for 2020:

  • The nomination form is now completely online.

  • Pediatric programs will be considered for the Sherman Award for Excellence in Pediatric Patient Engagement.

Established in 2014, the Sherman Awards recognize innovative work that has resulted in better, safer care and improved outcomes by engaging patients and families in their care. The award will be conferred at the IHI/NPSF Annual Patient Safety Congress in Orlando, Fla. on May 14. One representative from each winning organization will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the Congress.

Programs and projects will be judged on the degree to which patient and families are involved in project design and implementation; results and sustainability.

Nominations will be accepted through March 6. The official nomination form and full details about criteria for the Sherman Awards are available at



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