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The Gold Medal Award is the highest honor bestowed by the American College of Healthcare Executives on outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions to the healthcare profession.
The Lifetime Service and Achievement Award was created to recognize Life Fellows and Retired Fellows who have made outstanding, nationally recognized contributions to advance the profession of healthcare management and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
The Robert S. Hudgens Memorial Award for Young Healthcare Executive of the Year was established to recognize early careerists for outstanding achievements in the field of healthcare management.
This special category of ACHE membership recognizes distinguished leaders who do not typically join ACHE but whose accomplishments have positively influenced the healthcare management or public health profession.
The James A. Hamilton Award for book of the year was established to identify books of exceptional merit in the field of healthcare or general management.
The Dean Conley Award was established to recognize outstanding articles on an administrative theme published in one of the major magazines or journals serving the healthcare management field.
The Edgar C. Hayhow Award was created to recognize outstanding articles published in the Journal of Healthcare Management, ACHE's official journal.
The Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition was developed to stimulate student writing about important issues and developments in healthcare management.
The purpose of the ACHE Chapter Management and Awards Program is to ensure the consistent delivery of quality services to ACHE members by ACHE chapters. The awards and recognition system acknowledges superior chapter performance based on objectively measured results.
The ACHE Recognition Program celebrates members' commitment to the healthcare management profession. Recognition is bestowed at three levels, based on a range of specific volunteer activities that demonstrate leadership and contributions to professional excellence.
The Alton E. Pickert Achievement Award is presented each year to recognize employees who have demonstrated significant service to ACHE and its members.