Baptist Advanced Practice Provider Excellence Award

Honoring APP excellence throughout Baptist Memorial Hospitals and Baptist Medical Group

Nominations are open for the 2024 Baptist Advanced Practice Provider Excellence Award! The 2024 nominations will be May 20 to July 1; this is the window when APP award nominations can be made. Nomination deadline is July 1.

Submit a nomination

This year Baptist Memorial Hospitals and Baptist Medical Group will present the third annual Advanced Practice Provider Excellence Award. Every year, this award will be presented to Advanced Practice Provider who demonstrates excellence in collaborative care and has made noteworthy contributions to promote patient wellness. The 2024 winners will be announced at the APP Conference on September 20.

Who’s eligible?

Any Advanced Practice Provider with 1 or more years of service or affiliation with Baptist Medical Group or Baptist Memorial Hospitals, including:

  • Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  • Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  • Certified Registration Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA)
  • Physician Assistants (PA)

Who can submit a nomination?

Any Baptist team member can submit a nomination for the Baptist APP Excellence Award using the form below . The deadline for nominations for the 2024 award is Monday, July 1.

How are nominees evaluated?

Nominees will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Exceptional clinical knowledge
  • Exemplary relationships with both patients and team members
  • Unwavering commitment to high quality care for all patients
  • Commitment to the APP profession

Nominees should also distinguish themselves through exceptional contribution in one of the following areas. Contributions to multiple areas will improve a nominee’s chances:

  • Quality or process improvement
  • Patient care innovation
  • Trainee teaching
  • Mentorship
  • Community service
  • Team-building


If you have questions about this award and the nomination process, please contact Dr. Amanda Comer at