This year, CORE Group is introducing the Community Health Champion Award. This prestigious award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated a long-lasting and direct impact on improving the health and well-being of their community through their leadership, passion, and strategic vision for a better future. Community Health Champions are those who have shown excellence in one or more of the following areas: research, practice, community engagement and inclusive development. This new award highlights the importance of community health by honoring the commitment, motivation, and dedication exemplified by individuals who sustainably improve the health of under-served populations. The award will be presented at the 2020 Global Health Practitioner Conference on December 8-10, 2020.