Awards and Recognition

Whitman Partners supports and advances the career growth of directors and managers of surgical and perioperative services all across the entire nation. We do this through job placement and industry partnerships, but we also recognize and promote individual achievement in perioperative leadership.

BIPOC Perioperative Leaders to Know

Whitman Partners’ BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Perioperative Leaders to Know recognition award highlights leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds who bring their unique skills, experience and thought leadership to the field of perioperative services. By giving voice to distinct and important viewpoints, our industry will continue to grow and excel in the areas of surgical services management, high-quality patient care, and organizational improvement.

ROAD WARRIOR - 25 Most Agile Interim Surgical Services Managers, OR Educators, and SPD Managers

Our ROAD WARRIOR Award recognizes interim Surgical Services Managers, OR Educators, and SPD Managers. Nominations for this award come from recognition made by fellow colleagues and our national recruitment firm. The individuals chosen for this award show a strong commitment to problem-solving and can operate under high-pressure situations. View the class of 2021

View the class of 2020

Power List - System Director of Surgical Services

Our Power List – System Director of Surgical Services nominations come from recognition made by fellow colleagues and our national recruitment firm. The list is tailored to recognize individuals who address the unique challenges of expanding proven efficiencies in a system-wide manner. 

View the Class of 2021

40 Fast & Future Leaders of Surgical Services

Our 40 Fast and Future Leaders of Surgical Services nominations come from recognition made by fellow colleagues and our national recruitment firm. The list is tailored to celebrate and honor OR Managers and Directors early in their careers. These individuals demonstrate acute leadership and achievement worth recognizing. Our firm looks forward to seeing the kind of impact these individuals make in the field of perioperative services. View the Class of 2020.

View the Class of 2019

It is Whitman Partners’ honor and mission to support and advance the surgical services industry by facilitating the dissemination of new ideas in leadership, technology, and best practices. Identifying and sharing the achievements, inspirational stories, and insight of emerging leaders is key to driving effectiveness, efficiency, and patient satisfaction for OR departments of all sizes and scope.