Awards & Fellowships

Oct 8, 2018
The AHA recently presented 2018 Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence to four extraordinary hospital volunteer programs for their positive impact on patients, hospitals, health systems and communities.
Sep 21, 2020
The AHA is accepting applications through Nov. 23 for its 2021 Dick Davidson NOVA Award, which recognizes outstanding collaboration by hospitals and health systems for healthier communities.
Sep 8, 2020
The National Institutes of Health announced as part of its Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics initiative $129.3 million in contracts to nine companies for technologies that include portable point-of-care tests for immediate results and high-throughput laboratories that can return results within 24…
Aug 21, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $35 million in grants to support rural hospitals and health care.
Jul 28, 2020
A blog co-authored by Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and Derek Robinson, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, highlights the 13 newly…
Jul 20, 2020
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois July 20 announced grant program awards to support the work of 13 Illinois hospitals and health care organizations in reducing disparities in health care.
Jul 16, 2020
Spectrum Health Lakeland in Saint Joseph, Mich., and Novant Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., will receive 2020 Circle of Life Awards for their programs to expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care.
Jun 22, 2020
Among the many lessons we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic is the critical importance of leadership.
Jun 10, 2020
2020 Committee Members Karen Wells (Chair) Past Chair CHRISTUS St. Vincent Health System Santa Fe, NM   Schonay M. Barnett-Jones Board Member Children’s National Medical Center Washington, DC   Nancy Combs, MA Director of Community Health Integration (retired) Henry Ford Health…
May 27, 2020
Thirty-four emerging hospital and health system leaders from 20 states will participate in the inaugural class of the AHA’s Next Generation Leaders Fellowship, working one-on-one with a mentor on a yearlong project to drive transformation and innovation to address a specific challenge at their…