The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) has announced that Grady Health System’s president and CEO, John M. Haupert, FACHE, is the recipient of the 2023 Gold Medal Award. The award identifies Fellows of the American College of Healthcare Executives who exemplify leadership at the organizational, local, state, and national levels.
Haupert has served as president and CEO of Grady since 2011. He is also chair of the American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees, serving as the top elected official for the organization, which represents America’s hospitals and health systems and works to advance health in America.
Before his tenure at Grady, Haupert was executive vice president and COO of Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas. He also served as the ACHE Regent for Texas—Northern from 2010–2011.
“It’s an absolute honor to be recognized by ACHE, an organization that is committed to integrity, lifelong learning, and cultivating leaders dedicated to advancing health, a mission that has resonated with me throughout my entire career,” says Haupert.