CCCC is proud to announce the winners of the first annual Compassionate Care Leadership Awards: Tarek Mahdi, MD, CMD, FAAFP, Chairman of the Inland Empire Palliative Care Coalition in Riverside, and the George Mark Children’s House in San Leandro, the first freestanding, independent pediatric palliative care facility in the US. The awards will be presented at the CCCC Annual Conference on February 15, 2012, in San Diego.