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2019 Urgent Care Foundation Awards

The applications for this year are now closed.  Join us at the Foundation Celebration to to help us recognize the winners!

2019 Award recipients will be recognized April 8, 2019 during the Urgent Care Foundation Awards Ceremony which will take place during the Urgent Care Convention & Expo, April 7-10, 2019 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. More information about the Foundation Celebration, including ticket prices, can be found here. Meet our past UCA laureates.

The following awards will be presented: 

Rising Stars in Urgent Care Award

The Urgent Care Foundation will honor up to 5 individuals who are new to the Urgent Care industry with the Rising Stars in Urgent Care Award.  These individuals represent the best and brightest newcomers in the industry.  Nominees must have a proven track record of leadership, innovation, dedication to community and the urgent care industry. Any employee in your organization who meets the criteria can be nominated for this award.

Outstanding Achievement Award

Recognizes significant clinical, managerial and/or administrative achievements in the field of urgent care medicine that have had an impact on the industry. Nominees may be an individual, an organization, or a company and must be a member of UCA.

Lifetime Membership Award

Significant contributions of an individual to UCA are recognized with awarding of lifetime membership. The awardee will be granted complimentary lifetime membership in UCA as well as complimentary registration to the UCA Urgent Care Convention & Expo the year he or she receives the award.

Advocacy Award

Awarded to an Individual, organization, or company for legislative or regulatory advocacy for urgent care on a state or national level. Nominees do not have to be members of UCA.

Community Service Award

Awarded for significant volunteer contribution by an individual, organization, or exhibitor that has had a positive impact on the health of that nominee’s community. Nominees must be members of UCA.

Humanitarian Award

Awarded for significant medical volunteer work by an individual, organization, or exhibitor which has a positive impact on a national or international cause or event. Nominees must be members of UCA.

Quality and Safety Award

Recognizes an individual, organization or exhibitor for significant efforts that focus on improved quality and safety in the field of urgent care medicine. 


General Criteria for Awards:
  • Nominations may be made by members, committees, the Board of Directors, exhibitors, staff, or anyone else interested in highlighting worthy efforts.
  • You may not submit a nomination for yourself.
  • Current Directors and Awards Committee members are not eligible for awards. The Awards Committee will judge the entries, with its recommendations for recipients subject to approval of the UCA Board of Directors.
  • The Board of Directors reserves the right to make no award if there are no nominees of sufficient merit.

Meet our past UCA Award Winners.


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