Healthcare Champion of the Year

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2019

Mike A.

Gipson

Assemblymember

64th District

2016

Paul S.

Viviano

President & CEO

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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2013

Patrick

Soon-Shiong, MD

President & CEO

Nantwoks

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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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2017

Richard

Merkin, MD

President & CEO

Heritage Provider Network

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2014

Richard J.

Riordan

39th Mayor

City of Los Angeles

Independent Physician Leadership Award

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
DR. KENNETH T. SIM, MD
Allied Physicians of California
2013
DR. RICHARD ZAPANTA, MD 
Eastside Orthopedic Medical Associates
 
2012
DR. RALPH R. SALIMPOUR, MD, DCH, FAAP 
Salimpour Pediatrics Medical Group
 

Hospital Physician Leadership Award

2018
DONALD W. LARSEN, MD, MBA, MHA, FACHE
Chief Medical Officer, Providence Saint John's Cedars-Sinai Medical 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
DR. RONALD W. BUSUTTIL, MD
The UCLA Liver Transplant Program

2013
DR. ERIC SAVITSKY, MD
UCLA Health Systems

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

Innovation Award - Public Education

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

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

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

Innovation Award - Physician Leadership in Medical Education

2014
DR. STEPHANIE HALL, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

 

Innovation Award - Facilities

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

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
DR. DAVID PRYOR, MD
BlackWomensHealth.Com