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Bellwether League, Inc.Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership calls for 2021 Bellwether, Future Famer nominations

SCHAUMBURG, IL (November 6, 2020) – Bellwether League Inc., the Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership, invites nominations for its Future Famers and Bellwether Classes of 2021.

Bellwether League’s Future Famers recognize industry all-stars early in their careers, shining a spotlight on some of the innovative and progressive projects they implement that make a difference within their respective organizations and for the industry.

Bellwether recognition honors the entire careers of innovative and pioneering leaders in the healthcare supply chain whose efforts and achievements have left an indelible mark of high performance and quality service on their organizations and the industry as a whole.

Visit Bellwether League online at to access, view and download the official nomination forms for Future Famer and Bellwether recognition and to see the criteria the Board of Directors uses.

  • Deadline for Future Famer and Bellwether Honoree nominations: Friday, January 1, 2021

Mark your calendars: The Future Famers and Bellwether Classes of 2021 will be recognized and honored at the 14th Annual Bellwether Induction Event, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.

To view the 2020 Bellwether Induction Virtual Event, which premiered on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, click here:

For photos and video of the 13th annual event, visit Bellwether League’s Gallery page at

About Bellwether League

Bellwether League’s Board of Directors evaluates and validates professionals submitted for consideration in its three award programs: Bellwether Honorees, Future Famers and Ammer Honorees.

The Board selects deceased, retired and currently active professionals with a minimum of 25 years of exemplary service and leadership performance in supply chain operations that meet its criteria to be publicly recognized as Bellwether Class Honorees. Those honored demonstrate their qualifications by advancing the profession through work experience and performance and active participation in professional organizations and their communities.

Honorees include professionals from hospitals and other healthcare providers, manufacturers and distributors of healthcare products and services, group purchasing organizations, consulting firms, educational institutions and media outlets.

Future Famers represent supply chain professionals early in their healthcare careers who do not yet qualify for Bellwether consideration, but have contributed meaningfully to the healthcare supply chain profession.

Honorees who receive the “Dean S. Ammer Award for Healthcare Supply Chain Performance Excellence” represent noteworthy executives and professionals in the middle of their careers who, through their innovative leadership and influential project management experience, best exemplify the practice and spirit of healthcare supply chain performance excellence.

To date, Bellwether League has honored 120 innovators, leaders and pioneers in healthcare supply chain management in five distinct categories: Education & Media, Supply Chain Management, Group Purchasing, Supplier and Consulting Services. Bellwether League also has recognized 30 Future Famers, and one Ammer Honoree.

Launched in late July 2007 by a group of influential veterans in the healthcare supply chain industry, Bellwether League Inc. has operated as a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation that identifies and honors men and women who have demonstrated significant leadership in, influence on and contributions to the healthcare supply chain.

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, Bellwether League Inc. becomes Bellwether League Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Additional details will be provided about this next-generation development.

For more information on how to become a sustaining or corporate sponsor or to nominate Bellwether Honoree and Future Famer candidates visit