Terrence Cahill, EdD, FACHE, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Graduate Programs in Health Sciences at Seton Hall University's School of Health and Medical Sciences, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior-Level Healthcare Executive New Jersey Regent's Award, presented on January 24, 2014, at the ACHE Annual Breakfast meeting.
The award was bestowed on Dr. Cahill by Daniel Messina, PhD, FACHE, ACHE's Regent for New Jersey and the Chief Operating Officer of CentraState Healthcare System, Freehold, NJ. The Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent's Award recognizes ACHE affiliates who are experienced in the field and have significantly contributed toward the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of the goals of ACHE.
Affiliates are evaluated on leadership ability, innovative and creative management, executive capability in developing their own organization and promoting its growth and stature in the community, contributions to the development of others in the healthcare profession, leadership in local, state, or provincial hospital and health association activities, participation in civic/community activities and projects, participation in ACHE activities and interest in assisting ACHE in achieving its objectives.
Dr. Cahill's scholarship at Seton Hall is focused on healthcare senior leadership topics and generational issues. Before pursuing an academic career, he served 25 years in a variety of executive roles in the healthcare and insurance industries, including COO and CEO of a hospital, senior vice president for a hospital-sponsored regional managed care organization, and regional vice president for a national insurer.
Dr. Cahill is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program of George Washington University, receiving his EdD in Human and Organizational Learning. He also holds graduate degrees from Rutgers University (MPA), Wilfrid Laurier University (MSW) and St. Paul's College (AB, Philosophy). He has board certified healthcare management status (FACHE) in the ACHE and is the immediate past ACHE NJ Regent.
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 46,000 healthcare executives who lead our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year.
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