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Phone: (312) 563-6630
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Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award

The Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award honors a healthcare leader whose commitment, values, and contributions embody the vision of NCHL to improve the health of the public through leadership and organizational excellence. The Leadership Award is given to an individual who has made significant leadership contributions to the health and healthcare field. Award winners come from many sectors, including healthcare delivery, community health, public health, insurance, suppliers, public policy, government, professional/trade associations, research, and academic institutions.

Award Selection Committee

Kathryn J. McDonagh, PhD, RN, Co-chair
Executive and Governing Board Coach

Christy Harris Lemak, PhD, Co-chair
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Nancy Howell Agee
Carilion Clinic

Benjamin K. Chu, MD
Memorial Hermann

Susan D. DeVore

Judith R. Faulkner

Delvecchio Finley
Alameda Health System

Thomas Giella
Korn Ferry International

James H. Hinton
Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Peter D. Jacobson, JD
University of Michigan

R. Timothy Rice
National Center for Healthcare Leadership

Jeffrey D. Selberg
Peterson Center on Healthcare

Richard J. Umbdenstock
2015 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award Recipient

Gail L. Warden
Henry Ford Health System

Michael D. Williams
Community Hospital Corporation

For additional information about the Leadership Award or Dinner, please contact Nilu Faiz-Ali or 312-563-6488.

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