Awards

Past Regent Award Winners

ACHE Young Healthcare Executive Award

  • Established in 1996, this award is given to affiliates of the College who have shown exceptional professional development. The award is presented by the College’s Wisconsin Regents Advisory Council. Criteria include:
  • Member of the American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Demonstration of leadership ability
  • Demonstration of innovative and creative management
  • Executive capability in developing his/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 or community activities and projects
  • Demonstration of participation in College activities, and interest in assisting the College in achieving its objectives

The call for nominations for the ACHE Young Healthcare Executive Award is distributed in May. The award is presented annually in September, as part of the ACHE-Wisconsin Annual Conference.

ACHE Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award

Criteria include:

  • 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/her organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community
  • Contributions to the development of others in the health care 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 College activities and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives

The call for nominations for the ACHE Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Award is distributed in May. The award is presented annually in September, as part of the ACHE-Wisconsin Annual Conference.

ACHE Diversity Champion Award

Criteria include:

  • 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.