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June 8: Save the date for the Top 25 Minority Executives awards gala

By | March 4 th,  2016 | Furst Group, Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, 2016, healthcare executives, Modern Healthcare, Blog | Add A Comment

 

Registration is open for the Modern Healthcare Top 25 Minority Executives gala, sponsored by Furst Group.

 

The dinner and celebration is scheduled for Wednesday, June 8 at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower. The reception begins at 6 p.m., with dinner and the awards ceremony following at 7 p.m.

 

The awards honor 25 of the most powerful executives in the healthcare industry, in addition to 10 additional diverse leaders selected as People to Watch.

 

Modern Healthcare characterizes the honorees as "leaders who have successfully managed their organization; shown the ability or power to effect change in the healthcare industry; demonstrated a willingness to share expertise with others in the field; served as a role model or mentor to other minority healthcare executives; and assumed a leadership position in the industry outside of the candidate's own organization or company."

 

Early-bird tickets ($270 each) are available through April 21. For more information or to register, click here.

 

 

Announcing the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare

By | February 15 th,  2016 | Furst Group, Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, 2016, Modern Healthcare, Blog | Add A Comment

 

Save the date: June 8.

 

That's when Modern Healthcare will honor the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare for 2016 at a gala in Chicago.

 

The awards, sponsored by Furst Group, honor 25 of the most powerful executives in the healthcare industry, in addition to 10 additional diverse leaders selected as People to Watch.

 

The Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare were announced in today's issue of Modern Healthcare. They are:

 

  • Kelvin Baggett, SVP and chief clinical officer, Tenet
  • Georges Benjamin, executive director, American Public Health Association
  • Ruth Brinkley, president and CEO, KentuckyOne Health
  • Ben Carson, presidential candidate, author, speaker
  • Lloyd Dean, president and CEO, Dignity Health
  • Kenneth Frazier, CEO, Merck
  • Trent Haywood, SVP and CMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
  • John Kapoor, chairman, president and CEO, Insys Therapeutics
  • Joe Kiani, chairman and CEO, Masimo Corp.
  • Wright Lassiter III, president, Henry Ford Health system
  • Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Kevin Lofton, CEO, Catholic Health Initiatives
  • Patricia Maryland, president of healthcare operations and COO, Ascension Health
  • Tauana McDonald, SVP of clinical business operations, Trinity Health
  • Carlos Migoya, president and CEO, Jackson Health System
  • Vivek Murthy, U.S. surgeon general
  • Philip Ozuah, EVP and chief operating officer, Montefiore Medical Center
  • Ram Raju, president and CEO, NYC Health & Hospitals
  • Prem Reddy, chairman and CEO, Prime Healthcare Services
  • Bruce Siegel, president and CEO, America’s Essential Hospitals
  • Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder, NantHealth
  • Bernard Tyson, chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente
  • A. Eugene Washington, president and CEO, Duke University Health System; chancellor for health affairs, Duke University
  • Eugene Woods, incoming president and CEO, Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Jonathan Woodson, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, U.S. Defense Department
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    In addition, here are the 10 leaders chosen as People to Watch:

     

  • Debra Canales, EVP and chief people and experience officer, Providence Health and Services
  • Leon Clark, chairman, research administration department, Mayo Clinic
  • Claudia Fegan, executive medical officer, Cook County Health and Hospital System
  • Delvecchio Finley, CEO, Alameda Health System
  • Sachin Jain, COO and chief medical officer, CareMore Health System
  • Sumit Nagpal, co-founder and CEO, LumiraDx USA
  • Ketul Patel, CEO, CHI Franciscan Health, and SVP of division operations for the Pacific Northwest Region, Catholic Health Initiatives
  • Pamela Sutton-Wallace, CEO, University of Virginia Medical Center
  • Nicholas Tejeda, CEO, The Hospitals of Providence, East Campus
  • Ije-Enu Udeze, chief of staff, office of the CEO, Kaiser Permanente
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    For more information, click here.

     

     

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