Heart of Huntington Award

Nominate a colleague for their compassionate caring.

Heart of Huntington Award Nominations

Inspired by an extraordinary act of kindness experienced by our President and CEO, Lori J. Morgan, the peer-to-peer Heart of Huntington Award recognizes individuals who make their compassionate caring felt.

Nominate a Colleague

We invite Huntington employees, affiliated physicians, allied professionals and volunteers to nominate a colleague for the Heart of Huntington Award. Please note, this award is internal and is open to both clinical and non-clinical employees. Only Huntington Health colleagues are eligible to nominate or receive the award.

Nomination deadlines: March 31 (Q1), June 30 (Q2), September 30 (Q2) and December 31 (Q4)

Criteria for Nomination

Nominees are reviewed and awarded quarterly by The Heart of Huntington committee, who selects one clinical and one non-clinical recipient who:

  • Exhibit empathy and compassion that allows patients, families, and colleagues to feel valued and understood as individuals – reducing fear, anxiety, and discomfort.
  • Build trusted relationships, inspire mutual respect, and strengthen confidence in the healthcare system.
  • Model and champion the importance of compassion and caring communication through their actions and contributions.
  • Drive tangible and visible efforts to make Huntington an even more caring place to work and receive care by applying the Language of Caring skills with patients, families and colleagues. Language of Caring skills include:
    • Heart-Head-Heart
    • Practice of Presence
    • Acknowledging Feelings
    • Showing Caring Nonverbally
    • Showing Appreciation
    • Explaining Positive Intent
    • The Blameless Apology
  • Exemplify key aspects of our core values: Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence and Collaboration.

If you have any questions, please contact heartofhuntington@huntingtonhealth.org.