Cambia Health Foundation Awarded Presidential Citation by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

PORTLAND, OR–(Marketwired – February 24, 2017) – Recognizing the outstanding commitment and leadership that the Cambia Health Foundation has demonstrated to advance the quality, access and understanding of palliative care, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine has awarded the Foundation with the Presidential Citation award. Mark Ganz, founding member of the Cambia Health Foundation and president and CEO of the Foundation’s parent company, Cambia Health Solutions, will accept the award on behalf of the Foundation during the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care in Phoenix, Arizona on February 24, 2017. The award recognizes individuals and organizations who have helped the Academy and the field in an extraordinary way.

“The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is proud to award the Presidential Citation to the Cambia Health Foundation for its continued efforts to raise the standards for palliative care,” said Christian Sinclair, MD, president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. “By creating the Sojourn Scholars Leadership Program, providing transformational investments in the Cambia Palliative Care Center for Excellence at UW Medicine, the Center to Advance Palliative Care’s Get Palliative Care campaign and 2015 State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation’s Hospitals and the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) nursing training program, the Cambia Health Foundation has demonstrated vital leadership in helping to grow the field of palliative care.”

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