The John R. Pettit
Endowed Leadership Award

John Pettit exemplified integrity, leadership and positivity, and the John R. Pettit Endowed Leadership Award was established in 2018 to remember and express appreciation for his years of dedicated service to, and leadership at, UW Medicine and the University of Washington. Read a brief biography of John.

Presented annually, the award — which includes a cash prize and a tribute — recognizes a UW Medicine employee in an administrative role who exemplifies John’s spirit of service. Meet the people who’ve received the award.

Learn about the criteria for nomination.

Nominations for the 2022 John R. Pettit Endowed Leadership Award will open in December 2021. The annual award recipient is announced each spring.