Recognition and Awards

The International Hospital Federation is accepting nominations through April 19 for its 2024 awards honoring excellence in hospitals and health care organizations around the world.
AHA Dec. 20 announced the leadership team from Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital, a 35-bed rural acute care hospital in Waimea, Hawaii, as the recipient of the association's 2023 Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award.
The American Organization for Nursing Leadership on April 9 will present its 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award to Mary Beth Kingston, executive vice president and chief nursing officer at Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health.
Federal health officials are encouraged to nominate eligible commissioned officers for the AHA’s Federal Health Care Executive Awards for Excellence and Special Achievement, recognizing significant and lasting impact on military and/or public health care delivery.
Meritus Health’s commitment to eliminating disparities and inequities within the community it serves has earned the health system national recognition, being awarded with AHA's 2023 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award in the Transforming category.
The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Engineering recently received a MarCom Gold Award for excellence in marketing and communication for its Health Care Facilities Innovation Conference, the new name and brand for its annual conference.
The American Hospital Association is proud to be a major sponsor of the 2023 Circle of Life Award, which honors health care organizations that are demonstrating innovative palliative or end-of-life care to impact the patients, families and communities they serve.
The AHA's Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award recognizes outstanding efforts among hospitals and health care systems to advance equity of care and reduce health disparities within their communities.
The AHA’s prestigious Foster G. McGaw Prize honors health delivery organizations that have demonstrated a strategic approach to community health and health equity.