Symposium Distinction Awards Open for Submissions

The Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo is calling for submissions for the Symposium Distinction Awards, will which be recognized at HFSE Sept. 17-19 in Boston, Massachusetts. The program accepts the following types of submissions:

  • All types and sizes of patient care-related facilities
  • The most innovative new products within the healthcare design & construction industry
  • Individuals who have excelled over a significant period of their career and up and comers who are the next generation of leaders

Design Awards

Team Award

The Team Award focuses on a project team that has worked together to change the face of healthcare design through innovation, creativity, efficiency and teamwork.

For projects to qualify for this award, part of the construction phase must have taken place between Sept. 1, 2016 and the present, and the facility must be completed and occupied at the time of submission.

User-Centered Award

The User-Centered Award recognizes a healthcare design project or facility that best reflects and balances the requirements of patients, their family and practitioners.

For projects to qualify for this award, part of the construction phase must have taken place between Sept. 1, 2017 and the present, and the facility must be completed and occupied at the time of submission.

Adaptive Reuse Award

The Adaptive Reuse Award recognizes a healthcare design project that creatively achieved the reuse of an existing structure or space originally used for another purpose.

For projects to qualify for this award, part of the construction phase must have taken place between Sept. 1, 2017 and the present, and the facility or space must be completed and occupied at the time of submission.

Individual Award

The Individual Award seeks to distinguish a professional in the fields of healthcare planning, design, construction and operations that have displayed leadership and vision over a significant period of their career. This award looks to recognize an individual whose passion has driven their organizations or project teams to enhance the healing environment above and beyond.

George Pressler Under 40 Award

The George Pressler Under 40 Award seeks the next generation of leaders within the fields of healthcare planning, design, construction and operations. The George Pressler Award recognizes a young professional who has demonstrated leadership and vision within their organization or project teams.

Product Awards

The Product Awards recognize innovative new products that contribute to the enrichment of a healing environment through their unique design and operational support. Only products introduced between Sept. 1, 2017, and Sept. 1, 2018 qualify for nomination for the Product Awards.

Product Award Categories

Awards will be presented to those outstanding new products whose unique design contributes to the enrichment of a healing environment in each of the following product categories:

  • Most Innovative
  • Most Sustainable
  • Architect’s Choice

All submissions must be entered online through July 26. Only those submissions entered online will be considered. For more information and to enter the awards program, click here.

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Posted April 9, 2019

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