C. Duane Dauner, special adviser and former president and CEO of the California Hospital Association, will receive the AHA’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, at the association’s Annual Membership Meeting May 6-8 in Washington, D.C. AHA also will present Awards of Honor to Sister Carol Keehan, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, and Ronald Peterson, president emeritus of the Johns Hopkins Health System and special advisor to the dean/CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, for exemplary contributions to the nation’s health and well-being through leadership on major health policy or social initiatives. In addition, Nicholas Wolter, M.D., retired CEO of Billings (MT) Clinic, will receive the AHA Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award, recognizing an influential, innovative approach to health care financing and/or delivery. For more on the award recipients, visit www.aha.org/press-center.

Related News Articles

Headline
The AHA today debuted a new video that spotlights the value of membership in the AHA, including how the association is telling hospital and health systems’…
Headline
The AHA has been featured in numerous media publications, including the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Politico and Modern Healthcare, for various COVID…
Blog
The AHA strives to ensure the hospital and health system field’s voice is heard in the news and media and any discussion of health care. The association…
Headline
In light of the latest novel coronavirus (COVID-19) developments and the unprecedented and still growing demand for health care, construction and architecture…
Headline
In light of the latest novel coronavirus (COVID-19) developments and the need for nursing leaders to remain onsite in their essential roles, the AHA and its…
Chairperson's File
Hospitals and health systems are working to address their patients’ social needs and the broader social determinants of health in the communities they serve.…