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A renewed sense of purpose, the scramble to address problems created or exposed by the pandemic, and the emergence of health equity as a central theme in our work: a farewell commentary from Anthony Shih, stepping down as president of UHF.
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Honoring exceptional individuals for their contributions to hospitals and health care in New York.
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The United Hospital Fund established the Health Care Leadership Award in 1998 to recognize extraordinary personal leadership and longstanding contributions to improving the health of New Yorkers and New York’s health care system. Awarded annually at UHF's Gala.
The Distinguished Community Service Award annually recognizes outstanding voluntary leadership of a specific initiative that is improving health and health care in the metropolitan New York area. Awarded annually at UHF's Gala.
United Hospital Fund periodically recognizes the achievements of organizations or individuals who have had a significant impact on health care in New York City—and who have earned the respect and admiration of UHF and the broader health care community. Awarded annually at UHF's Gala.
The Excellence in Health Care Award, recognizing quality improvement champions, celebrates the New York metropolitan region as a center of excellence and honors extraordinary personal leadership to improve quality of care, patient safety, and patient experience of care. Awarded at the annual Tribute to Excellence in Health Care.
The Gould Visiting Scholar program was established in 2020 to bring high-level external expertise to existing UHF program areas and to help develop new initiatives.