I am honored to have been nominated for two 2023 Best of the Capitol Awards from the Arizona Capitol Times. I appreciate the readership for the nominations:

  • Best Elected Democrat
  • Best Bill Sponsor

The American College of Emergency Physicians also just announced that I am the recipient of a national honor, the Pamela P. Bensen Trailblazer Award. Dr. Bensen was the first female Emergency Medicine resident among other pioneering achievements, and the award is given to a physician for seminal contributions over time to our specialty. I appreciate the recognition profoundly.

The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association also presented me with an award for Outstanding Service to Community Health at their annual meeting. I am deeply grateful for the honor.

2022 Awards

I am honored to win several major awards for my efforts at the State Capitol:

  • 2022 Women’s Health Champion / Legislator of the Year from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology for supporting reproductive rights
  • 2022 and 2020 Humane Legislator of the Year from the Humane Society of the US
  • 2022 Distinguished Community Service Award from the Arizona Medical Association
  • 2022 Nursing Hero Award from the Arizona Nurses Association
  • 2022 President's Award for Mental Health Advocacy the Arizona Psychiatric Society 
  • 2022 Health Care Hero Finalist from the Phoenix Business Journal
  • 2020 and 2021 Best Political Rising Star Award from the Arizona Capitol Times
  • 2022 Local Hero Award from OneCommunity for service to the LGBT community
  • 2019-2022 Trailblazer Award from AZBio for supporting the Arizona Biological Sciences and Technology Sector
  • 2022 Legislator of the Year - Arizona College of Emergency Physicians

I would like to thank each of these organizations for their trust and support.