Awards & Honors

Healthcare Leaders of New York is proud to recognize outstanding leadership and achievement within our organization.

 

Award of Distinction

The “Award of Distinction” began in 1989 to recognize healthcare executives who have demonstrated a sustained and outstanding contribution to the advancement of healthcare administration as a profession. Recipients of this award have a tradition of mentoring the people around them and of working to ensure that the next generation of executives are prepared to meet the challenges of the future.

Award of Distinction Recipients

2017 – Dr. Ram Raju, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE

2016 – Jeffrey Kraut

2015 – Christopher J. O’Connor, FACHE
2014
– Susan Fox
2013 – Wayne M. Osten
2012 – Alan Aviles
2011 – Daniel Sisto
2010 – Gail F. Donovan
2009 – Louis Shapiro, FACHE
2008 – Stephen S. Mills, FACHE
2007 – Michael J. Dowling
2006 – Arthur A Klein, MD
2005 – John R. Spicer
2004 – John E. Baer, DPA; Arthur E. Weintraub; John P. Sganga; Carla E. Herman
2003 – James R. Tallon, Jr.; Henry R. Karpe, FACHE; Bernard Weinstein, LFCHE

2002 – Cosmo J. LaCosta, FACHE
2001 – Robert Levine, FACHE
2000 – Fred S. Sganga, FACHE
1999 – Salvatore J. Russo, Esq.
1998 – Mark Mundy, FACHE
1997 – John Ferguson, FACHE
1996 – Frank Maddalena
1995 – David Rosen
1994 – Jeffrey Frerichs
1993 – Lee H. Perlman, FACHE
1992 – Ronald B. Milch, FACHE
1991 – Gary S. Horan, FACHE
1990 – Joseph S. Orlando, FACHE
1989 – Frank Camerano, FACHE

HLNY Regents Award

Senior Level Healthcare Executives Regent’s Award

Recognizes ACHE affiliates who are experienced in the field and have significantly contributed toward the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of the goals of ACHE. Affiliates are evaluated on leadership ability, innovative and creative management, executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community, contributions to the development of others in healthcare profession, leadership in local, state, or hospital and health association activities in civic/community activities and projects and participation in College activities and interest in assisting the College in achieving its objectives.

Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award

Recognizes ACHE affiliates who have significantly contributed toward the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of the goals of ACHE. Affiliates are evaluated on leadership ability, innovative and creative management, executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community, participation in local, state, hospital and health association activities, participation in civic/ community activities and projects, and participation in College activities and interest in assisting the College in achieving its objectives.

Regent’s Award Recipients

2017
Art Gianelli
Walter Dusseldorp
Lauren Mead
Jonathan Spier
Dr. Edward Coffield

2016
Tal Eidelberg
Benoit Grandmougin, FACHE
Andrew Goold
Jeffrey Tiesi, FACHE

2015
Elissa Chessari Waliszewski
Nicholas Bilas, MBA
John Federspiel
Christine Soufastai, MPH

2014
MaryAnn Brown, RN, MS, FACHE
Paul F. Maguire, FACHE
J. Hunter Greene, FACHE
Timothy M. Gorton, FACHE

2013
James Y. Lee, FACHE
Stephanie Meier, FACHE
Paul Savage
Jason Tenzer, FACHE
Maija Williams, FACHE

2012
Arun Agarwal, MD
Donna McGregor, FACHE, FHFMA
Barry Kriesberg, FACHE
Michael Gatto, MPA
John Prins, RN, FACHE
Rachel Spiegel

2011
Michael J. Fosina, MPH, FACHE
Robert S. Ross, FACHE
Gerry Ibay, JD
Eugenia Karp
Franklin Camerano, FACHE

2010
Alan H Rosenblut, FACHE
Deborah Groner D’Agostino, FACHE
Cheray Burnett, FACHE
Leroy Francis

2009
Annette Choolfaian, RN, MPA
Sandra M. Iberger, MBA, FACHE
Kevin Molloy, FACHE

2008
Daniel P. Walsh, FACHE
Maria I. Mendez, MA, MT (ASCP)
Thomas J. O’Donnell

2007
Todd S. Greenberg, FACHE
Solomon A. Torres, MPA, LNHA, FACHE
Elizabeth St. James
Chantal Volel

2006
Frank J. Cracolici
Dominick M. Stanzione
Ruth E. Hennessey, CHE

ACHE Recognition Program

The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Recognition Program celebrates affiliates’ 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 furthering professional excellence. All active ACHE affiliates are eligible to be recognized.

The ACHE Recognition Program is based on points accrued through volunteer activities performed in a convocation year (April–March). Points begin to accrue for affiliates beginning with the 2003–2004 convocation year and are cumulative from year to year.

An affiliate does not need to achieve a set number of points in a single year, but rather points will build over time. In that manner, affiliates have the opportunity to progress through the three award levels.

The three award levels are:

Exemplary Service Award = 125 points
Distinguished Service Award = 75 points
Service Award = 30 points

Of the 40,000 members of ACHE membership, approximately 1,000 members have received at least one service award. In comparison, there are 1600+ members in the Healthcare Leaders of New York (HLNY), 55 members received 1-star/Service award, 10 members received 2-stars/Distinguished award and 4 members received 3-stars/Exemplary Service award.

Exemplary Service Award

Daniel J. Messina, PhD, FACHE (2014)

MaryAnn Brown, FACHE (2012)
James Y. Lee, FACHE (2012)

Emily Marcelli, FACHE (2011)
Adam K. Weinstein, FACHE (2010)


 

Distinguished Service Award

Johnathan Prins (2015)

Sandra M. Iberger, FACHE (2014)
John E. Sciortino, FACHE (2014)
Lloyd F. Torres (2014)

Paul Maguire, FACHE (2012)
Chantal Volel-Torres (2012)

Deborah D’Agostino, FACHE (2011)
Timothy Ols, FACHE (2011)
Kevin Spiegel, FACHE (2011)

MaryAnn Brown, FACHE (2010)
James Y. Lee, FACHE (2010)

Emily Marcelli, FACHE (2009)
Adam K. Weinstein, FACHE (2009)


 

Service Award

Stephanie Meier (2015)

Susan L. Browning, FACHE (2014)
Alison B. Flynn, FACHE (2014)
A. Gordon McAleer Jr., FACHE (2014)

Cheray T. Burnett, FACHE (2013)
Kenneth J. Feldman, PhD, FACHE (2013)
Todd S. Greenberg, FACHE (2013)
Betty Koshy (2013)
Janet L. Ready, RN, FACHE (2013)
Rachel I. Spiegel (2013)
Jason E. Tenzer (2013)

Vijayan Aroumougame, PhD, FACHE (2012)
August Cordeiro, FACHE (2012)
Joseph Gordon, FACHE (2012)
Daniel Kline, FACHE (2012)
Joseph Marotta, FACHE (2012)
Kathleen Masiulis, FACHE (2012)
Aaron Mitra, FACHE (2012)
Philip Patterson, FACHE (2012)
John E. Sciortino, FACHE (2012)
Michael Tretola, FACHE (2012)

James Connolly, FACHE (2011)
Maureen DoranMineo, FACHE (2011)
Elizabeth Eldridge, FACHE (2011)
Timothy Finan, FACHE (2011)
John Galati, FACHE (2011)
Eugenia Karp (2011)
Rochelle Krowinski, RN, FACHE (2011)
Kevin Molloy, FACHE (2011)
Johnathan Prins, RN (2011)
Lloyd Torres, (2011)
Patricia Williams (2011)
Mary Ann Witt, FACHE (2011)

Maria Favale, PharmD, FACHE (2010)
Vincent Immiti, FACHE (2010)
Cosmo J. LaCosta Sr., FACHE (2010)
Irina Lutinger, FACHE (2010)
Paul Maguire, FACHE (2010)
Gino Pazzaglini, FACHE (2010)
Lee Perlman, FACHE (2010)
Steven Schoener (2010)
Chantal VolelTorres (2010)

James Barrett (2009)
Karen Lower, RN (2009)
Bertine McKenna, PhD, FACHE (2009)
Thomas Nuttle, FACHE (2009)
Timothy Ols, FACHE (2009)
Ron Spencer, FACHE (2009)

MaryAnn Brown, FACHE (2008)
Charles Conole, FACHE (2008)
Deborah D’Agostino, FACHE (2008)
Charles Deline (2008)
Charles Fahd II, FACHE (2008)
David Fridkin, FACHE (2008)
Richard Hoffman, FACHE (2008)
Sandra Iberger, FACHE (2008)
Linda Janczak, FACHE (2008)
Christopher Kalkhof, FACHE (2008)
James Y. Lee FACHE (2008)
John Mamangakis, FACHE (2008)
Emily Marcelli, FACHE (2008)
Brian Mitteer, FACHE (2008)
Michael Senf, FACHE (2008)
Fred Sganga, FACHE (2008)
Kevin Spiegel, FACHE (2008)
Adam K. Weinstein, FACHE (2008)