Asked Questions

Are there individual and team awards?

Yes. The nomination categories are open individual nominations. The innovation award is open to both individual and to team nominations. We will also award team awards in the clinical and patient experience categories.

How do I nominate a colleague?

Simply visit the PE Awards website at to review and select a nomination category. Click on the ‘Nominate’ button for your selected category. Complete and submit the form to finish the nomination process. Only nominations submitted through the nomination forms will be considered.

When are submissions due?

Submissions for the 2022 award season are due by midnight PST on Friday, January 21, 2022.

What happens after a nomination has been submitted?

All nominations will be first reviewed and approved by Human Resources. Approved nominations will move forward to be reviewed and scored by division and national judging committees. From these judging bodies, division and national winners will be selected.

I am a Physician Enterprise system employee, can I still be nominated?

Yes. Physician Enterprise system employees can be nominated for an award. We will have awards for PE divisions and PE system employees/teams which will roll up to overall winners.

Who are the judges?

Judging committees consist of up to eleven (11) members and are composed of Physician/Advanced Practice Practitioners, senior leaders, and front line leaders. Division level judging committees will select six (6) winners per category per division. The national level judging committee consists of up to seven (7) members who selects six (6) overall award winners.

I would like to be a judge, how do I get involved?

We appreciate your enthusiasm and your support! Please email to inquire about judging opportunities.

When and how are winners notified?

Once selected, division winners will be notified by March 2022. Overall winners will be announced upon recognition at the Physician Enterprise Summit on April 19, 2022. Awards will be distributed to winners in April.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Please email all inquiries to

How many awards are available?

There are six award categories. Winners will be announced in each PE division for each individual category for a total of 78 division-based awards. There will also be a set of overall winners per category for a total of 17 overall awards. PE system employees are included as their own division and encouraged to also participate.

How will the Academic Excellence category awards be structured?

  1. Awards will be based on articles published in peer reviewed journals within the last 16 months.
  2. Criteria for selection and award will be based on the potential for the publication to have a direct, immediate, relevant and high impact effect on clinical care delivery, especially focused on how providers care for our patients and communities.
  3. There will be 2 Award Categories: Community and Academic Partner. All submitted publications will be reviewed by a committee composed of national, divisional, and academic partner leaders using a standard review format.

If you have additional questions, please don’t hesitate to email us directly at

Nominate for Vision Award

Nominate a Colleague or Team Today!

Awards are open to individuals and teams* as indicated. Peers may nominate others for these awards, or you can nominate yourself. Nominations are due by January 15, 2022. Awards will be presented at the annual CommonSpirit Health Physician Enterprise Summit on April 19, 2022, which will be held virtually.


*Innovation category is open to team nominations as well as individual nominations