Gustav O. Lienhard Award

Type: Award
Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Public Health
Board: HMD Executive Office

Activity Description

Lienhard Medal  

The Gustav O. Lienhard Award, established in 1986, is presented annually in honor of Gustav O. Lienhard, Chairman of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Board of Trustees from 1971 to 1986. The award--a medal and $40,000--recognizes individuals for outstanding achievement in improving health care services in the United States. Support for the award is provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

This award is now being administered by the National Academy of Medicine.

Visit the National Academy of Medicine's page for more information or how to submit a nomination.