The Outstanding New Professional Award honors new NCRA members who have made a significant contribution to the cancer registry profession. The award was established to stimulate the professional growth of new registrars by recognizing early in their career the importance of their contributions.


Candidates must be an active NCRA member with the ODS credential. (The nomination must be made within four years of the initial date of earning the ODS credential.) Significant contributions must be made in the following areas:

  • Leadership
  • Innovation/Creativity
  • Motivation
  • Professional and/or NCRA Contributions