From left to right: AACN Board Chair Dr. Cynthia McCurren, Award Winner Dr. Richard Levin, and AACN President and CEO Dr. Deb Trautman
Richard Levin, MD, is the President and CEO of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and an Emeritus Professor at both New York University and McGill University. The Gold Foundation champions humanism in healthcare – defined as compassionate, collaborative, scientifically excellent care for all. Under his leadership, this nonprofit has expanded from its roots in medical schools into the wider spectrum of relationship-centered care – reaching schools of nursing, nurses and physicians in practice, researchers, and, through the Gold Corporate Council, global healthcare companies.
2022 Recipient: George E. Thibault, MD, Former President, The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
From left to right: AACN Past Chair Dr. Susan Bakewell-Sachs, Award Winner Dr. George E. Thibault, Dr. Polly Bednash, and AACN President and CEO Dr. Deb Trautman
2021 Recipient: Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, KBE, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
2020 Recipient: Dr. Darrell Kirch, President Emeritus of the Association of American Medical Colleges and Adjunct Professor of Pschiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine
2019 Recipient: Dr. Brenda Zierler, Professor and Interprofessional Education Scholar in the School of Nursing at the University of Washington Health Sciences Center
From left to right: AACN Past Chair Dr. Ann Cary, Award Winner Dr. Brenda Zierler, Professor and Interprofessional Education Scholar in the School of Nursing at the University of Washington Health Sciences Center
2018 Recipient - Dr. David Garr, Associate Dean for Community Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine, and Executive Director, South Carolina AHEC, Medical University of South Carolina.
From left to right: AACN Past Chair Dr. Juliann Sebastian, Award Winner Dr. David Garr, and AACN President and CEO Dr. Deborah Trautman
2017 Recipient: Dr. Joanne Disch, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota
From left to right: AACN Past Chair Dr. Juliann Sebastian and Dr. Joanne Disch
2016 Recipient: J. Randall (Randy) Curtis, MD, Professor, School of Medicine and Director, Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence; and Sarah E. Shannon, PhD, Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems, School of Nursing, and Adjunct, Bioethics & Humanities, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
From left to right: AACN Past Chair Dr. Eileen Breslin, Award Winner Dr. Sarah E. Shannon, and AACN President and CEO Dr. Deborah Trautman
2015 Recipients: The founding members of the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC): Carol A. Aschenbrener, MD, Chief Medical Education Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges; Geraldine “Polly” Bednash, PhD, Former CEO, American Association of Colleges of Nursing; Lucinda L. Maine, PhD, Executive Vice President and CEO, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; Stephen C. Shannon, DO, President and CEO American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine; Harrison C. Spencer, MD, President and CEO, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health; and Richard W. Valachovic, DMD, President and CEO, American Dental Education Association.
From left to right: Dr. Stephen C. Shannon, Dr. Carol A. Aschenbrener, Dr. Lucinda L. Maine and Dr. Richard W. Valachovic