With a mission to honor men and women who have made significant and lasting contributions to the health care industry, The Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame seeks to recognize and honor the pioneers and current leaders that have formed Tennessee’s health and health care community and encourage future generations of health care professionals.

The Hall has been created by Belmont University and The McWhorter Society and is supported by the Nashville Health Care Council, a Hall of Fame Founding Partner.

Nominees can be practitioners, executives, entrepreneurs, mentors, teachers, scientists, researchers, innovators or any person with a connection to the health or health care field.

About Belmont University

Located two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of nearly 8,800 students who come from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered and student-focused community of learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual’s horizon. For more information, visit www.belmont.edu.

About the Nashville Health Care Council

The Nashville Health Care Council is a premier association of health care industry leaders working together to inspire global collaboration to improve health care by serving as a catalyst for leadership and innovation. Since 1995, the Council has served as a trusted source for information on trends influencing the nation’s health care industry. Through regular programs, the Council provides members with unparalleled access to national and international policymakers, industry innovators, and thought leaders. Worldwide, Nashville’s health care industry generates more than 500,000 jobs and $95 billion in global revenue annually. The industry is Nashville’s largest and fastest-growing employer. For more information on the Council, please visit www.healthcarecouncil.com.

About the McWhorter Society

The McWhorter Society, named in honor of Nashville businessman and health care leader Clayton McWhorter, is a Belmont University giving society created to provide financial support for health care education. The Society aims to provide scholarships for students, endowed professorships and support for innovative educational efforts. Through the commitment of the Society’s members, Belmont’s health care related programs continue to provide the next generation of health care leaders for our community and beyond. For more information visit belmont.edu/mcwhortersociety.