Announcing the 2012 WEGO Health Activist Awards!
Health Activists inspire us every day with their commitment to online health communities. Let’s celebrate their accomplishments and recognize their contributions. The Health Activist Awards honor the leaders who made a real difference in how we think about healthcare and living well in 2012. Check out the awards below and start nominating your favorite Health Activists for their best work in 2012. For more information, check out our complete contest rules and WEGO Health Activist Awards FAQ Page.
Advocating for Another Award
Awarded to someone who raises awareness, speaks out, and advocates for the health condition of someone they love. Nominate your favorite parent or caregiver.
Best Ensemble Cast Award
Awarded to a group who advocates with tireless dedication and wide-reaching impact. Nominate your favorite organization, community, group, or foundation.
Best in Show Awards (Blog, Community, Facebook, Twitter, blog)
Awarded to someone who exemplifies the use of one particular social platform to raise awareness and make connections. Nominate your favorite blogger, community leader, facebooker, tweeter, or blogger.
Best Kept Secret Award
Awarded to someone in the online health community who is doing great work but hasn’t gotten a lot of attention. Nominate your favorite hidden gem.
Health Activist Hero Award
Awarded to an inspiring, supportive, and knowledgeable Health Activist who has truly changed people’s lives. Nominate your favorite Health Activist.
Hilarious Health Activist Award
Awarded to the Health Activist who makes you laugh alongside their advocacy. Nominate your favorite comedian.
Ms/Mr Congeniality Award
Awarded to someone who always has a kind word, a positive note, and a virtual hug. Nominate your favorite community cheerleader.
Awarded to the Health Activist who always delivers the latest and greatest health news and research. Nominate your favorite researcher.
Rookie of the Year Award
Awarded to a Health Activist who came on the scene in 2012 but has inspired the entire community. Nominate your favorite newbie.
Silver Stethoscope Award
Awarded to a healthcare professional who utilizes social media, online community, and technology to make the world a better place. Nominate your favorite doc.
Awarded to the Health Activist who is ahead of every curve, excited by new technology, and encourages everyone to join them. Nominate your favorite early adopter.
Unsung Hero Award
Awarded to the member of your community who is always helping, advising, and sharing – but may not know how amazing and valuable they are. Nominate your favorite secret weapon.