ASHRM Health Care Risk Management Professional of the Year Award

The ASHRM Risk Manager of the Year Award recognizes outstanding individuals for their advancement and service to health care risk management.

2021 Award Recipient Jean B. Hood

The American Society of Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM) granted the ASHRM Risk Management Professional of the Year Award to Jean B. Hood, RN, MSN, CPHRM, CPPS, FASHRM of AdventHealth.

Hood has been involved with ASHRM for many years.  She is part of the Healthcare Risk Management faculty team, is the current chair of ASHRM’s Chapter Leader Task Force and is also a member of ASHRM’s Nominating Committee.  Jean was also recently elected as the President-elect for her state risk management chapter, the Florida Society of Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety (FSHRMPS).

The Risk Management Professional of the Year award recognizes an outstanding individual for the advancement and service to the profession of health care risk management.  Jean’s dedication, vision, and leadership in continuous risk reduction, process improvement and innovation are evident in her everyday work.

Jean’s achievement will be recognized at ASHRM’s Annual conference on October 10, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas.


Award Recipients


2020: Barbara McCarthy, RN, MPH, CIC, CPHQ, CPHRM, FASHRM

2019: Karen Garvey, DFASHRM, CPHRM, CPPS

2018: Rebecca Cady, Esq., BSN, CPHRM, DFASHRM, FACHE