The goal of the Sharecare Awards is to attract and reward excellence for the very best in health-related programming, including documentaries, series, shorts, web/online programming, Apps, audio recordings, and social media. The world-class entries into the competition will compete in a variety of categories for a Sharecare Award.

Behavioral / Mental Health

Programs about mental illness and mental health conditions; depression and anxiety; abuse or violence; addiction and recovery (tobacco, alcohol, opioids, gambling or other addictions).

Health/Science: News

News coverage of health, science, medical topics or subject matter. 

Time limit: 10 minutes

Cancer

Programs related to research, innovations, treatment, caregiving and coping with cancer.

Health/Science: Program/Special

Program or a special that covers health, science, medical topics or subject matter. 

Caregiving

Programs about the challenges faced by volunteers, family and professional caregivers, and their patients, in both the home and community settings

Healthy Living

Overall well-being including healthy lifestyle choices, stress reduction, complementary and integrative medicine. (Includes but not limited to fitness & exercise, nutrition & diet, population health, senior health, and stories about people sharing care, etc.).

Children's Health

Programs for or about children; issues, innovations and topics specifically related to children’s health (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent/teen, etc.)

Men's Health

Programs for or about health issues specific and unique to men; includes all ages, ethnic backgrounds, and social-economic status

Chronic Conditions

Living with chronic conditions; risk factors, prevention, management, treatment. (Includes but not limited to Alzheimer's, autism, auto-immune diseases, cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, etc.)

Pet Health

Programs related to pets and human connection, including: pet health, pet ownership, pet therapy, service animals, etc.

COVID Care & Pandemic Response

Digital content related to COVID-19 care (medical, nursing, caregiving, etc.), pandemic response efforts across industries (education, food, PPE production, safety, transportation, etc.), and acts of kindness amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Social Storyteller

Individuals, channels, and/or accounts impacting health and wellness through social media (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, etc.).

Disruptors in Healthcare

Ground-breaking, game-changing products /services / technology that impact important aspects of health and well-being; tackling health taboos; profiles on outstanding, leading innovators in healthcare.

Women's Health

Programs for or about women; issues, innovations and topics specifically related to women’s health.

Health Activism

Programs for and about health activism, including prevention, disease outbreaks, disaster relief and recovery related to natural disasters, gun safety, bullying, sexuality and gender identity, and other issues that affect public/community health.