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.

We invite Huntington employees, affiliated physicians, and volunteers to nominate a colleague for the Heart of Huntington Award. Please note, this award is an internal Huntington Hospital award. Only Huntington Hospital colleagues are eligible to nominate or receive the award.

Criteria for Nomination

A Huntington Hospital colleague may nominate anyone within Huntington Hospital and the Enterprise.

  • Employees
  • Physicians
  • Allied Professionals
  • Volunteers

Nominees will be considered and reviewed quarterly by The Heart of Huntington committee based on the following:

  • They exhibit empathy and compassion that allows patients, families, and colleagues to feel valued and understood as individuals – reducing fear, anxiety, and discomfort.
  • They build trusted relationships, inspire mutual respect, and strengthen confidence in the healthcare system.
  • They role model and champion the importance of compassion and caring communication through their actions and contributions.
  • They 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
  • They exemplify key aspects of our core values: Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence and Collaboration.

Nominate a Colleague

A Huntington Hospital colleague may nominate anyone within Huntington Hospital and the Enterprise.

Note: This award is an internal Huntington Hospital award. Only Huntington Hospital colleagues are eligible to nominate or receive the award.

The deadline for nomination for Q4 2021 is October 31, 2021.

Nominate a Colleague Online

The easiest way to nominate a colleague is to complete the form online.

Nominate by Paper Form

You can also submit a paper form.

If you have any questions, please contact heartofhuntington@huntingtonhospital.com.