Message from the CEO
One of my favorite tasks as CEO of NPWH is to present two special awards during our annual conference. The first is the Fran Way Legacy Award, which we established in 2018. This award recognizes a women’s health nurse practitioner (WHNP) who has demonstrated a commitment to women’s health through practice, education, and advocacy. Last year, we honored Fran herself; you can read about Fran’s contribution to our profession here.
The second award is our longstanding Inspiration in Women’s Health Award, which recognizes outstanding WHNPs who animate and uplift us, who exemplify the WHNP role as innovative educators and researchers, and who have made contributions to policy work in women’s health and/or contributions to clinical practice in women’s health.
Both of these distinguished awards give us the opportunity to acknowledge extraordinary WHNPs. It will be my honor to present these awards to deserving WHNPs at this year’s 22nd Annual NPWH Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference, which will take place in Savannah, Georgia, on October 16-19.
I look forward to welcoming you in Savannah in October! Please join us!
– Gay Johnson Chief Executive Officer, NPWH