The Del‐Mar‐Va Council, Boy Scouts of America honored ChristianaCare President & CEO Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, with the 2020 Citizen of the Year Award on Oct. 13. Dr. Nevin was recognized for her extraordinary community leadership and service as an exemplary role model for our community’s youth.

“I am deeply honored to be named Citizen of the Year by the Boy Scouts of Delmarva,” Dr. Nevin said. “Thank you for your ongoing commitment of service to our community, and for this meaningful award.”

A visionary and collaborative health care leader, Dr. Nevin has served as president and CEO of ChristianaCare since 2015. As leader of one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high‐quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs, Dr. Nevin is pioneering value‐based care, leading a transformation from a health care system to a system that truly impacts health.

She is nationally recognized for innovation in population health and for leading the organization to formally adopt the values of love and excellence. In 2019, Dr. Nevin was selected as one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders, and in 2020 she was named to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives. Dr. Nevin has been inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame and was recognized among 100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review.

For her commitment to the community, she received the Humanitarian Award from the Limen House in 2018, and Delaware’s Grassroots Champion Award from the American Hospital Association and the David G. Menser Award from the Wilmington Senior Center, both in 2017.