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East Texas is home to some of the finest healthcare professionals in Texas.  In this list, Healthcare Heroes, we will highlight those individuals.  This particular segment will have a different focus each year.  In this segment we will highlight nurses who show exemplary performance in his or her field. Specifically, we are looking for those that have increased patient satisfaction; who have gone beyond the normal call of duty, made an impact on the growth and development of the profession; made an impact in their community.


  • Anyone in the nursing profession.
  • Nominee’s must work and reside in the following counties: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Upsher, Van Zandt, Wood.


All nominations are taken via our online form which will be active during the nomination period. We do not accept any nominations that are not submitted via the online form.

Nomination dates: TBD

Common Questions

Will the nominees be notified?
No, we will not tell the nominees that they received a nomination.

Can I nominate more than one nurse?
Certainly! in fact, we encourage it.

Will I be identified as the nominee?
No, we will not name the nominators.

How will the honorees be selected?
The Editorial Advisory Board will review the nominations based on certain criteria.

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