It's the holiday season and we would like to thank our sponsors and partners for continuing to support our work and mission. We will work even harder in the new year to nurture the next generation of healthcare leaders and implement programs to address the healthcare workforce pipeline, leadership development, and community forums. Find our work and information on interest to you highlighted in our monthly Healthcare Newsbrief. Happy and healthy holidays!
FEATURED JOB OPPORTUNITIES
View these jobs and many more on our website's job board:

NYC Health + Hospitals 

St. Joseph's Hospitals

American Osteopathic Association

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES 
AHHE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM - 
DEADLINE EXTENDED 12/31/16

Calling all students interested in healthcare leadership: 
AHHE's 3rd Annual Mentorship Program is currently seeking applications from undergraduate and graduate students in NYC area! Download the 2016 Mentorship application.

Interested in being a Mentor? Click on this link: AHHE Mentor Interest Form

GNYHA SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM - Deadline 1/5/17

Apply today to SEP, a three-month paid internship opportunity for undergraduate and graduate  students pursuing degrees in healthcare management. For more information and application: click here .
TALENT ACQUISITION & RETENTION PANEL







AHHE's Annual Panel with this year's topic on Talent Acquisition and Retention was a success! Audience members included hospital executives, physician, nurse and dental association leaders as well as college career service professionals. Thank you to our moderator and AHHE Board Member, Christopher Rodriguez, MA, Human Resources Director, NYC Department of Education. 

The panel occurred on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at  Northwell Health/Lenox Hill Hospital. Thank you Northwell Health for providing the space and to Salsa Caterers for the delicious food! Panelists pictured above (L to R): 

  • David Crawford, MBA, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital;
  • George A. Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, President & CEO, AHHE;
  • Nancy J. Di Dia, PCC, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer & U.S. Head, Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement, Boehringer Ingelheim USA;
  • Michael Melendez, MSW, Associate Regional Administrator, Division of Medicaid and Children's Health Operations, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; 
  • Syrine A. Reese, M.Sc., Head of Talent Acquisition, Healthfirst;
  • Mary Comerford-Hewitt, RN, Vice President, Human Capital Business & Program Development, Northwell Health; 
  • Luis A. Vazquez, Chair, National Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Health; and 
  • Daniel Garcia, President & CEO, Salsa Caterers.

SAVE THE DATE! AHHE DIVERSITY AWARDS

Save the date for the 2017 AHHE Annual Diversity Awards on June 22nd at the New York Academy of Science with the theme- Mentoring: The Path to the Healthcare Workforce Pipeline.

Luis A. Vazquez, 2017 Annual Healthcare Diversity Awards Chair and  National Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Health Chair.

Daniel Garcia, 2017 Annual Healthcare Diversity Awards Co-Chair & President & CEO, Salsa Caterers
LEADERS ON THE MOVE!

Pictured (L to R):
George A. Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, President & CEO, AHHE; Amarilis Jacobo, President/Hispanic Dental Association and R. Ivan Lugo, DMD, MBA, Hispanic Dental Association Foundation.

Congratulations to Stephanie Benitez (second from left), AHHE Project Coordinator for receiving Nursing Scholarship Award at National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) NY Chapter 2016 Gala. 


ARE YOU USING YOUR BENEFITS AS A 2016 AWARDS PARTNER?

 
As a 2016 Awards supporter, have you posted your free and unlimited job postings? If not, email us at info@ahhe.org for your coupon code. Also, any organization may post their health events for free on our Health Events calendar by just forwarding the date/event name/location to info@ahhe.org

Have you identified a mentor/s to participate in our 3rd Annual Healthcare Mentorship Program starting in January?  (Please send their contact information to info@ahhe.org )

Seeking a career in health? Then be sure to visit our job postings on www.ahhe.org for the latest weekly management and clinical positions around the country!

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters for making this Newsbrief possible.


Supporting  Partners  


Advocate Community Providers PPS 
TD Bank
Healthcare Leaders of NY
Ryan Health Center
Healthfirst
United Hospital Fund 
Magellan Health/Alphacare
Urban Health Plan

Thank you to the dedication and work of our Board Members, Committees, and Volunteers: 

BOARD MEMBERS Nilda I. Soto, M.Ed., Christopher Rodriguez, MA, Nelson Vega-Garcia, Manuel Rosa, Juan Mejia, MPH, Dr. Mirian Zavala, RN, DNS, Millie Onofrietti, Michael Melendez, MSW,
Paul Bousquet, BBA (Assoc.), Geraldine Massuh, MPH (Assoc.) 

MANAGERS COUNCIL Pedro Rivera, Esq., LL.M., Chair 
Co-Chairs: Juan D. Garcia, MBA, BSMT and Angela Gonzalez-Perez, MPA 

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS COUNCIL Paul Bousquet, BBA, Director and Geraldine Massuh, MPH, Associate Director,  Project Coordinators: Stephanie Benitez, Christina Cellante, MHA, and Carolina Caballero

Stay connected for more healthcare news & events. Questions/feedback? Email us! info@ahhe.org

George Zeppenfeldt-Cestero, President & CEO
Geraldine Massuh, MPH, Editor-in-Chief