Awards & Fellowships

Answers to frequenly asked questions for the AHA Next Generation Leaders Fellowship are provided along with The John A. Hartford Foundation Age-Friendly Health Systems Cohort Scholarship.
The 12-month AHA Next Generation Leaders Fellowship will be bookended with in-person meetings. The majority of the program takes place virtually through inquiry-based modules, discussions and web meetings with faculty and mentors representing diverse expertise and leadership positions.
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity seeks applicants and host sites through Feb. 4 for its Summer Enrichment Program, which pairs graduate students studying health care or a related field with a health care organization.
The deadline to apply for the Executive Certificate in Diversity and Health Equity, a 10-month fellowship managed by AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, has been extended to Jan. 12.
This annual fellowship is a unique opportunity to be paired with an executive-level mentor who will guide you through the planning and execution of a year-long transformation project at your hospital or health system.
AHA is accepting applications through Nov. 13 for its 2024 Dick Davidson NOVA Award, which will recognize up to five member hospitals and health systems for their collaborative efforts to create healthier communities through health care, economic or social initiatives. 
The Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation Sept. 20 recognized 25 state medical boards for changing invasive and stigmatizing mental health questions in their licensing applications, a 47% increase from last year, and 12 health systems (including 75 hospitals and 59 urgent care centers) for making…
At its annual conference Sept. 11 in Chicago, the AHA’s Society for Health Care Strategy…
Each year, the AHA Quest for Quality Prize recognizes hospitals and health systems that have committed to and are making significant progress toward providing exceptional care to patients based on those six “STEEEP” aims.
The AHA’s Next Generation Leaders Fellowship today announced its 43 fellows for 2024, who will work one-on-one with mentors to address a challenge specific to their hospital or health system, presenting their solution at the 2024 AHA Leadership Summit.