The Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award from the America Hospital Association (AHA) Section for Small or Rural Hospitals wants to honor a leadership team that has guided their hospital and community through transformational change on the road to health care reform. The team will have displayed outstanding leadership and responsiveness to the community’s health needs and demonstrated a collaborative community process that has led to measureable outcomes. The team, as represented by its president, CEO or administrator, will receive a stipend for 2020 of $1,500 to defray a team representative’s expenses to attend the AHA Rural Leadership Conference in Phoenix or the AHA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The AHA will work with the honoree and finalists to provide national recognition of their achievements through media releases and announcements and feature stories in our national media channels. Please consider submitting an application for your facilities great work especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic.