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Crain's Cleveland Business is proud to announce Crain's 2024 Notable Leaders in Health Care, a special editorial feature within Crain's Oct. 28 print issue and online that will profile top health care leaders in Cleveland. 

Your company and its executives are invited to submit a nomination that will help us determine this year's honorees. The special section will recognize individuals for their success and accomplishments during the last 18 months.

The deadline to nominate an individual for this feature is Aug. 30, at 11:59 p.m. EST. 

Ready to submit your nomination? Start here

Important criteria for consideration: 

Notable Leaders in Health Care must... 

  • Be employed at a health care organization (hospital, provider or insurance) and have at least 5 years of experience in their field (three levels or less from the company CEO).  
  • Be involved in expanding the business, service and /or technology side of health care (beyond being solely a clinician).   
  • Promote diversity and inclusion at his/her organization    
  • Demonstrate leadership in professional organizations and civic/community service initiatives.  

Nominee location: 

Northeast Ohio (Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne counties and includes the cities of Akron, Ashland, Ashtabula, Brunswick, Canton, Cleveland, Elyria, Lorain, Mansfield, Medina, Wadsworth, Wooster, Warren, and Youngstown). 

  • Full time/hybrid nominees: Nominee works full-time or hybrid from an office in Northeast Ohio to qualify. 
  • Fully remote nominees: 
    • If the nominee works for a company/team that is not based in Northeast Ohio, the nominee must live in the area listed above to qualify. 
    • If the nominee is fully remote and works with a team in Northeast Ohio, but does not live in the area listed above, they do not qualify.

Ready to submit your nomination? Start here

Nomination requirements:

You will be asked to complete a nomination form that includes:

  • Nominator/ nominee contact information
  • Short descriptions about the nominee’s success and impact in their career, community, and industry. This includes their education, current scope of work, significant projects and board memberships.
  • A headshot and current resume/bio are required for nomination

How to nominate:

  • To get started, click the application link and sign into your account. If you do not have an account, you will be asked to create one before you can proceed with the nomination form. We recommend using Chrome or Firefox web browsers to complete your application. Note, your CrainsCleveland.com account is separate from an account you create for 40 Under 40 or any other Cleveland Business recognition program.
  • All required sections of the form must be completed for consideration. The required sections on the form are marked with a red asterisk. Please note incomplete answers may result in disqualification. Incomplete answers include, “please contact the nominee for more information,” or 1 sentence responses.
  • Only one nomination is necessary per nominee. Multiple nominations do not increase the nominee's chances of being recognized. Self-nominations are accepted.

Honoree notification: 

Individuals chosen to be featured in the section will be notified by Crain's Cleveland Business Notable team approximately three weeks prior to publication. 

Important information:

Honoree profiles in the published section will be created using the information supplied in the nomination form. We will not accept revised nomination forms, so take care that what you provide is accurate. Honoree profiles will not be provided for review before the section publishes. Crain's editorial staff holds full rights to edit information provided to meet style and editorial standards as well as space limitations. Do not submit information that is subject to change by the publishing date. Do not submit information you consider to be confidential.

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Contact us:

If you experience any issues while submitting a nomination or have questions regarding the nomination criteria, please email Crain's Cleveland Business Notable team at ClevelandRecognitions@crain.com.


Submit your nomination here.