Each year at the Catholic Health Assembly, the Catholic Health Association of the United States offers four awards that recognize remarkable contributions to Catholic health care. Please check back for additional information on the 2016 awards banquet and recipients.
Achievement Citation Award - For innovative programming that changes lives
Providence Health Care
Sister Concilia Moran Award - For demonstrated creativity and breakthrough thinking that advances the ministry
Mercy LIFE – Valley View and Sharon Hill, Elwyn, Pa.
Lifetime Achievement Award - For a lifetime of contributions to the ministry
TOMORROW'S LEADERS PROGRAM - Honoring young people who will guide our ministry in the future
The Catholic health ministry of tomorrow will depend on strong leadership and passionate commitment to the healing mission. Encouraging the promising young leaders of today to continue their careers in the ministry, CHA's Tomorrow's Leaders program each year honors an impressive cadre of dedicated, high-performing individuals who already have demonstrated commitment to advancing the mission of Catholic health care.
Jessica L. Estrada
Director, Community Outreach and
Mission Integration, St. Vincent’s
Health System, Ascension Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala.
Anna M. Grant
Director of Integration, Clinical
Excellence, Bon Secours Health
System, Inc., Marriottsville, Md.
Director, Diversity, Ascension Texas, Austin
Jill Kruse, DO
Medical Director, Avera LIGHT
Program, Avera Health,
Sioux Falls, S.D.
Divisional Director of Community
Outreach, Hospital Sisters Health
System, Springfield, Ill.
Coordinator, Child Ready Montana,
St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, Mont.
Senior Director, Federal Government
Affairs, Providence Health & Services,
Emergency Department RN,
PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical
Center, Florence, Ore.
Steven Squires, Ph.D.
Vice President, Mission and Ethics,
Mercy Health, Cincinnati
Vice President, Strategy and
Ascension Senior Living,