Stephen Shortell, a leading health policy educator and researcher, will receive the Health Research & Educational Trust's 2015 TRUST Award at the Health Forum/AHA Leadership Summit July 23 in San Francisco. Shortell is the Blue Cross of California distinguished professor of health policy and management and professor of organization behavior at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also directs the Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research. He is an internationally recognized leader in health care research whose work has contributed to performance improvements at the organizational level in quality and outcomes of care and promoted more integrated care. “Stephen, through his seminal research and vision, has been leading the field forward for decades,” said Michael Rock, M.D., chair of the HRET Board of Trustees. “He embodies the goal of the TRUST Award to improve health care.” HRET is an AHA affiliate.