Nominations Open for the 2023 Healthcare Leadership Award

The annual presentation of the MHA Healthcare Leadership Award honors those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership within individual facilities and in their communities. Nominations for exceptional healthcare trustees, executives, physicians, nurses or other leaders for the award will be accepted through March 24.

Nominations will be evaluated on a 100-point system for their organizational and leadership/culture contributions. To be eligible, a nominee must represent an MHA-member organization in good standing and have been actively involved with the healthcare organization within the last three years. Award winners for 2023 will be announced during the MHA Annual Membership Meeting in June.

Members with questions should contact Erica Leyko at the MHA.

MHA Annual Membership Meeting Returns to In-person Format

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Annual Meeting iconThe 2022 MHA Annual Membership Meeting will return to an in-person meeting June 29, 30 and July 1 on Mackinac Island. COVID-19 vaccination is required for attendees 12 years of age and older, and details surrounding the vaccination verification process are outlined on the Code of Conduct section of the dedicated Annual Meeting webpage. Opportunities for sponsorship of the annual meeting are available through May 6, including sponsoring a hole at the Links Fore Health golf outing fundraiser, which supports the programs and services Michigan hospitals provide at low or no cost to improve the quality of health and life.

The annual meeting will feature an outstanding lineup of healthcare experts, including Scott Gottlieb, MD, former commissioner of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and author of the New York Times bestseller Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic, and Wright Lassiter III, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health and board chair of the American Hospital Association. Events like the ice cream social, the chairs’ and awards reception, and more will provide ample time to network and renew relationships.

Register by May 27 to attend this memorable event. Members with questions should email the MHA or call (888) 413-2118.

Links Fore Health Sponsorships Available

Participants will gather from June 29 through July 1 for the MHA Annual Membership Meeting on Mackinac Island. This meeting is the most important association event of the year and is attended by more than 80 percent of chief executive officers of Michigan hospitals and health systems. Attendance at the MHA Annual Membership Meeting is open to MHA members and sponsors only.

The MHA Health Foundation Links Fore Health golf outing, held in conjunction with the MHA Annual Membership Meeting, is the only fundraiser for the MHA Ludwig Community Benefit Award, presented during the meeting to hospitals and health systems that have improved the health and well-being of their communities in extraordinary ways. Organizations can support these healthcare heroes by sponsoring the Links Fore Health golf outing. To learn more about sponsorship at Links Fore Health, review the online MHA Corporate Sponsorship and Advertising brochure.

Those wishing to reserve sponsorship of the MHA Annual Membership Meeting or the MHA Health Foundation Links Fore Health golf outing should complete the intent form in the brochure mentioned above or contact Erica Leyko at the MHA to learn more.