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Message from Your ACHE Regent - Summer 2017

 

Dear ACHE-Wisconsin Chapter member,

One of the joys of being Regent is awarding exceptional chapter members for their contributions to ACHE, the healthcare administration profession and the community. As such, I am requesting your nominations for three Regent Awards for 2017 - the Early Career Healthcare Executive Award, the Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award and the Diversity Champion Award. Below is the criteria to be considered for each award.  Please submit your nominations, with a brief explanation as to why your nominee deserves the award, to me by August 1. Nominations should be forwarded to me, Andrew Hillig, at Andrew.Hillig@ascension.org.  

Early Career Healthcare Executive Award

Criteria:

  • A member of the American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Demonstration of leadership ability
  • Demonstration of innovative and creative management
  • Executive capability in developing his or her organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community
  • Participation in local, state, or provincial hospital and health association activities
  • Participation in civic/community activities and projects
  • Demonstration of participation in ACHE activities and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives

Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award

Criteria:

  • A Fellow of ACHE
  • A CEO, COO, or other senior-level executive title within the organization
  • Demonstration of leadership ability
  • Demonstration of innovative and creative management
  • Executive capability in developing his or her organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community
  • Contributions to the development of others in the healthcare profession
  • Demonstration of leadership in local, state, or provincial hospital and health association activities
  • Participation in civic/community activities and projects
  • Demonstration of participation in ACHE activities and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives

Diversity Champion Award

Criteria:

  • ACHE Member
  • Senior-level executive, Diversity Executive or HR Leader
  • Encourages racially and ethnically diverse healthcare executives, who are not ACHE members, to join and become active at both the local (via chapters) and national levels.
  • Organizational diversity and inclusion:
    • At or demonstrated progress to the 8% national average for diversity in healthcare leadership
    • Perpetuates and sustains a diversity and inclusion committee
    • The organization's leaders are required to go through diversity and inclusion training
  • Promotes diversity in leadership:
    • Offers internships, residencies and fellowships to racially/ethnically diverse students and provide mentoring to help prepare them for success in the job market."
    • Recruits and promotes to increase diversity and inclusion in leadership"
    • Mentors and promotes diverse emerging leaders, and encourages ACHE membership
    • Promotes healthcare careers to diverse populations via school programs and community organizations.
    • Encourages students to shadow healthcare executives and explore careers in healthcare.
  • Advocates for diversity in leadership:Advocates for healthcare systems that serves racially and ethnically diverse communities
    • Advocates for a diverse and inclusive healthcare workplace"
    • Works with organizations representing racially/ethnically diverse individuals within their communities to create sources for scholarships and fellowships
    • Speaks publicly and advocates for diversity and inclusion
    • Extends invitations to host events such as executive breakfasts, chapter networking events and educational programs.

In closing, I hope you have a great summer and please don't hesitate to reach out to me to discuss your thoughts for how ACHE may advance its members and management excellence in Wisconsin.

Andy Hillig, FACHE
Vice President, Performance Excellence

Ascension Wisconsin
400 W. Riverwoods Pkwy

Glendale, WI 53212

ascension.org/wisconsin
T: 414-465-3658
M: 414-750-2283

andrew.hillig@ascension.org

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