Networking Events and Awards

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We’re planning a variety of networking opportunities and social events, from our exclusive Leadership Dinner and Awards Gala honoring leaders in telehealth, and Monday evening’s Welcome Reception, to a fabulous night on the town at the elite Royale Boston Night Club. You don’t want to miss these dynamic events!


Welcome Reception

Sunday from 5:20 – 6:30PM on the bustling ATA2022 floor to catch up with colleagues, make new contacts and meet with our amazing lineup of innovative exhibiting companies!

Leadership Dinner

SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022
6:30 – 9:30pm EST

Join Us

Join us at the ATA Annual Leadership Dinner as we honor leaders at the forefront of virtual care and innovators transforming healthcare. This exclusive event will feature speakers from the ATA and showcase this year’s ATA Annual Awards that recognize extraordinary leaders in virtual and digital health. ATA will also welcome the new Class of 2022 Fellows, a high honor that recognizes significant achievements in telemedicine, service to the general telemedicine community, and service to ATA.

Annual Awards

The ATA Annual Awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that have accelerated innovations and solutions to advance the adoption of telehealth and have been instrumental in expanding access to care to individuals when and where they need it. Through their groundbreaking work, these leaders they help to set new standards in care delivery through the implementation of telehealth and virtual care solutions.


2022 Award Categories and Criteria

ATA Annual Awards will be given in the following categories:

ATA Leadership in Care Transformation

Recognizes a healthcare organization that has demonstrated success in systemic implementation of telehealth in today’s ‘new normal’. This award recognizes truly outstanding teams or individuals that have vastly improved quality, reduced cost of care, increased efficiencies, improved clinical outcomes, increased patient and provider satisfaction, and/or delivered care to a large cohort of patients including underserved or vulnerable patient populations via telehealth solutions. Examples of initiatives in leading towards this transformation include:

  • Dramatically expand access to underserved and vulnerable populations
  • Address the healthcare needs of individuals including older patients and those with chronic conditions or disabilities
  • Demonstrate a successful business case or model, including increased efficiencies, cost savings, provider satisfaction, patient engagement, etc.
  • Effective internal or external partnerships and collaborations that supported the transformation
ATA Telehealth Champions: Advancing Access to Virtual Care

Recognizes an individual or organization that has championed the expansion of telehealth services to rural, underserved or vulnerable patient populations, helped to broadly increase awareness and adoption of telehealth, or made significant contributions to the ATA’s policy initiatives in areas including reimbursement, regulation and access to telehealth services. Examples of initiatives in leading telehealth’s expansion to the underserved include:

  • Demonstrated leadership in educating the public and policymakers about telehealth and the benefits of telehealth services
  • Dedication and commitment to working with government agencies and vested stakeholders in removing regulatory barriers for telehealth services
ATA SIG Leadership Award

Recognizes leadership (Chair or Co-chairs) of an ATA Special Interest Group (SIG) who has provided exemplary service and contributions to advancing the goals of the SIG, expanding its scope and engaging other ATA members. This individual continuously demonstrates a strong commitment to the ATA’s mission and goals of the SIG, encouraging member engagement and demonstrating thought leadership in the individual’s area of expertise.


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Projects or institutions affiliated with current officers of the ATA are ineligible for consideration for ATA Annual Awards. The ATA leadership can make its own nominations for ATA Annual Awards and reserves the right to not grant an award in any one year.

Nominating & Selection Process

Nominations closed on Friday, March 11.

Nominations will be accepted from ATA members or non-members individuals and organizations. All required materials to support a nomination must be submitted using the online nomination platform.

Nominations must be received by Friday, March 11.

Selection Process

The ATA Awards Committee, comprised of recognized thought leaders from across the industry, will review all nominations and select the recipients in each category. Nominations must include no more than three letters of recommendation that highlight how a nominee meets or exceeds the designated criteria for an award, including nominee’s impact and how they have contributed to the substantial development, advancement or deployment of telehealth. The selection of award recipients will be based on the information provided in these letters. Final awardees will be notified in advance and must be able to attend the Annual Leadership Awards Dinner at ATA2022 in-person, on Sunday, May 1.

Submission Checklist
To prepare a nomination submission, please provide the following information:

  • Name of nominator
  • Name of nominee (can be self)
  • Nominee’s bio and/or LinkedIn profile
  • Up to three letters of recommendation that outline how the nominee has met or exceeded the criteria for a specific award
  • Contact information for both the nominator and nominee

Social Event

MONDAY, MAY 2, 2022
8:00 – 11:00pm EST

Royale Boston Night Club

Join in on an amazing evening of networking, live music, dancing and fun! Built in 1918 and located in the historic Theater District and epicenter of downtown Boston, Royale is the ultimate event destination.

The Monday Night Social is a not-to-be-missed event!


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