Healthcare Champion of the Year

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2021

Rafer 
Johnson

Founder of the Special Olympics Southern California

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2018

Barbara Ferrer,

PhD, MPH, MED

Public Health Director

LACDPH

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2015

Mitchell H.

Katz, MD

Director, Los Angeles County Department of Healthcare Services

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2012

The Honorable

Mark Ridley-Thomas

Los Angeles County

Board of Supervisors

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2021

Community Organized Relief Effort

Disaster Relief and Community Rebuilding Organization

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2017

Richard

Merkin, MD

President & CEO

Heritage Provider Network

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2014

Richard J.

Riordan

39th Mayor

City of Los Angeles

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2019

Mike A. 
Gipson

Assemblymember

64th District

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2016

Paul S.

Viviano

President & CEO

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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2013

Patrick

Soon-Shiong, MD

President & CEO

Nantwoks

Independent Physician Leadership Award

2021
JERRY ABRAHAM, MD, MPH, CMQ
Director, Kedren Vaccines

2019
EDGAR CHAVEZ, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Universal Community Health Center

2018
TONI JOHNSON CHAVIS, MD, MPH, FAAP

Chief Medical Director, Managed Care and Quality Improvement, Omnicare Medical Group
 
2017
DAVID AIZUSS, MD

President-Elect, California Medical Association, Partner, Ophthalmology Associates of the Valley
Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
 
2016
HECTOR FLORES, MD

Family Medicine, White Memorial Medical

2015
VICKEN SEPILIAN, MD

Past President, Armenian American Medical Society
 
2014
KENNETH T. SIM, MD

Allied Physicians of California

2013
RICHARD ZAPANTA, MD 

Eastside Orthopedic Medical Associates
 
2012
RALPH R. SALIMPOUR, MD, DCH, FAAP 

Salimpour Pediatrics Medical Group
 

Hospital Physician Leadership Award

2021
ERIKA FLORES URIBE, MD, MPH

Director, Language Access and Inclusion, Director, COVID-19 Testing Equity Collaborative, LAC + USC Medical Center

2018
DONALD W. LARSEN, MD, MBA, MHA, FACHE
Chief Medical Officer, Providence Saint John's Health Center
 
2017
SHLOMO MELMED, MB, CHB, MACP, FRCP
Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs, Dean of the Medical Faculty, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

 

2016
DANIEL F. KELLY, MD
Professor of Neuroscience & Neurosurgery, John Wayne Cancer Institute; Director of the Brain Tumor Center & Pituitary Disorders Program, Providence Saint John's Health Center

2015
ALEXANDRA LEVINE, MD, MACP
Chief Medical Officer, City of Hope National Medical Center

2014
RONALD W. BUSUTTIL, MD
The UCLA Liver Transplant Program

2013
ERIC SAVITSKY, MD
UCLA Health Systems

2012
GLENN R. IRANI, MD 
Chief Medical Officer, Providence Tarzana Medical Center

Innovation Award - Public Education

2019
TONY KUO, MD, MSHS
Director, Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
LA County Department of Public Health
2017
COPE HEALTH SOLUTIONS
Allen Miller, Chief Executive Officer
2016
JEWISH VOCATIONAL SERVICES (JVS)
Alan Levey, CEO
2015
JOHN G. RAFFOUL
President and CEO, Tu Mundo Hoy, White Memorial Medical Center

2014
ALTAMED HEALTH SERVICES
Castulo de la Rocha, CEO
 
2013
DR. MATTHEW LIN, MD
Pacific Orthopedic Medical Group

2012
KAISER PERMANENTE THRIVE CAMPAIGN

Innovation Award - Healthcare Delivery

2018
THE CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL NETWORK

Innovation Award - Health Systems

2018
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PERMANENTE MEDICAL GROUP-KAISER PERMANENTE

Innovation Award - Community Service

2021
MUNTU DAVIS, MD, MPH

County Health Officer

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

2019
EFRAIN TALAMANTES, MD
Co-Founder, Mi Mentor
2018
L.A. CARE HEALTH PLAN
2017
DANIEL J. WALLACE, MD FACP, MACR
Associate Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program, Professor of Medicine Cedars-Sinai Medical Center David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
 
2016
CLARENCE L. SHIELDS JR., MD
The Team Heal Foundation

 

2015
ANNE L. COLEMAN, MD, PHD
Director, UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic - Jules Stein Eye Institute
2014
DR. JAMES & PATRICIA LONDON
South Central Scholars

2013
UCLA OPERATION MEND
Dr. Christopher Crisera and Dr. Kodi Azari
2012
LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 
School-Based Health Clinics Program

Innovation Award - Technology

2019
THE CEDARS-SINAI ACCELERATOR 

2016
WOMEN’S GUILD CEDARS-SINAI SIMULATION CENTER FOR ADVANCED CLINICAL SKILLS

Bruce L. Gewertz, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery; Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs; Vice-President, Interventional Services, Cedars-Sinai
Gina Furth, President, Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai

2013

CARMEN A. PULIAFITO, MD, MBA
Keck School of Medicine of USC
 

Innovation Award - Physician Leadership in Medical Education

2014
STEPHANIE HALL, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

 

Innovation Award - Facilities

2019
VENICE FAMILY CLINIC
2017
CALIFORNIA REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
A Cedars-Sinai/UCLA Health Partnership, David N. Alexander, MD, Medical Director
 
2015
WILLIAM SHRANK, MD
Senior VP, Chief Scientific Officer, Chief Medical Officer of Provider Innovation, CVS Health
2014
CITY OF HOPE

2013
WESTSIDE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER

 
 

Shine The Light Media Award

2021
MIGUEL ALMAGUER
National Correspondent NBC News

2019
CHRIS ERSKINE
Columnist, Los Angeles Times

2017
NEAL BAER, MD

Writer and Producer, ER, Law & Order: SVU, A Gifter Man, and Under the Dome
 
2016
KATHY MAGLIATO, MD

Co-Executive Producer, Heartbeat
 
2015
RYAN MCGARRY, MD

Director and Writer, Code Black Documentary

2014
DAVID PRYOR, MD

BlackWomensHealth.Com
 

 
 

Docs4LA Award

2019
LOS ANGELES RAMS
SKID ROW HOUSING TRUST