Applications Are Now Open! 

Why Apply

  • The UCSF | Health Hub: Digital Health Awards is the biggest industry event in healthcare, bringing together the biggest hospital systems, providers, payors, patient networks, government officials, VCs, incubators, accelerators, innovators and innovation centers in the US, together in a single platform.
  • Feedback from our past winners highlight the significance of our UCSF | Health Award celebration in building brand awareness, opening sales and partnership opportunities and most importantly, delivering high quality care to patients.
  • Participating companies will be reviewed and receive a comprehensive evaluation by a distinguished panel of 500+ independent judges consisting of health industry experts, key opinion leaders in the fields of digital health and life sciences, venture capital and public market investors, physicians and government officials.
  • The live, in-person Grand Finale celebration will take place on November 14th at HLTH in Las Vegas will provide a tremendous opportunity to meet the entrepreneurs you are competing against, as well as the judges, industry leaders and customers who look to support the UCSF | Health Hub: Digital Health Award companies beyond our celebration.
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Reference Guides

Application How-To's

  • Follow our submission guide or our step-by-step video below to apply
  • Applying is easy and once you create your account you can edit your application until our deadline on July 29th at 11:59pm PST.
  • There is no cost for the initial submission however, we ask that companies that advance to the quarterfinals make a $400 donation to UCSF | Health Hub. The donation amount is tax deductible.
  • Our team is here to help if you have any questions!

General Application Instructions

Track and Category Explanations


We're on the cusp of Rising Star vs. Best in Class. Which do you think makes the most sense for us? E.g. Series A, 55 FTEs etc.

I am not sure which category fits the best?

We are highly interested in connecting with VCs and hospital systems.

Applications close in


Winner Testimonials

- Abner Mason
Founder/CEO of Consejo Sano [COVID Patriot Award Winner]

- Russell Glass
CEO, Ginger [2020 Winner, Best Mental & Behavioral Health Company]

- Raj Singh
CEO, Accolade [2020 Winner, UCSF Digital Health Hall of Fame]

- Murry Brozinsky,
CEO, Conversa Health [2020 Winner, Remote Diagnostics]

- Harpreet Rai
CEO, Oura Ring [2020 Winner, Consumer Wellness]

"Winning the UCSF Digital Awards last year gave us the visibility we needed.
One of the VCs we met at the competition became an investor and has been
a great help to us since."

- Richard Hanbury,
CEO, Sana Health [2019 Winner, Mental & Behavioral Health]

"Winning the UCSF Digital Awards last year made us think and grow bigger, helping
us grow our total patient base by 400% and bring significant improvements
in our solution."

- Virgilio Bento,
CEO, Sword Health [2019 Winner, Employer Wellness & Prevention]

Winning the inaugural UCSF Digital Health Awards in 2019 solidified our position as a leader in the space. It was a tremendous validation of our work, passiona nd energy that we had put in for the past eight years.

- Leah Sparks,
CEO, Wildflower [2019 Winner, FemTech]

Winning the inaugural UCSF Digital Health Awards in the patient cost savings category really enforced the importance of our work for our 5 million+ members over 130 customers.

- Dr. Ami Parekh,
Chief Medical Officer, Grand Rounds [2019 Winner, Patient Cost Savings]

Winning the 2019 UCSF Digital Health Award for 'EHR- Patient Engagement' was a big milestone for Luma Health and it helped unlock potential opportunities for us by recognizing how the work we've put in to make it easier for patients to get access to care.

- Aditya Bansod,
Co-Founder and CTO, Luma Health [2019 Winner, EHR- Patient Engagement]