Meet Our Donors
THANK YOU! It is only because of the generous financial
support of you, our members, organizations and partner corporations that we can
continue to save the lives of millions of patients through our work.
Highlights from Our 2019 Foundation Celebration
Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A., President and CEO of AMGA, with Scott D.
Hayworth, M.D., FACOG, President and CEO, CareMount Medical, P.C., and Sponsor
of the Dr. Scott Hayworth and the Honorable Dr. Nan Hayworth Lecture
At our 2019 Foundation Celebration, 13 organizations were recognized as 2019
Foundation Stars for their commitment to healthcare quality as demonstrated by
their participation in and support of AMGA Foundation’s quality programs. Four
medical groups and health systems received 2019 Together 2 Goal® Awards for
their achievements in diabetes care. Additionally, seven corporate organizations
were honored for their support of the Foundation’s chronic care programs.
The Foundation also paid tribute to the generous leadership supporters of the
Campaign for a Healthier America, including Dr. Scott Hayworth. Dr.
Hayworth sponsored the Dr. Scott Hayworth and the Honorable Dr. Nan Hayworth
“AMGA Foundation’s quality improvement programs would not be possible without
the support and involvement of these organizations and individuals,” said John
W. Kennedy, M.D., chief medical officer, AMGA, and president, AMGA Foundation.
“Their dedication to high performance health care has improved the lives of
millions. We look forward to continuing our collaboration with them as we seek
to improve millions more.”
2019 Foundation Stars and Together 2 Goal® Awardees
- Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A.
- Hattiesburg Clinic, P.A.
- Lexington Clinic, P.S.C.
- Mercy East Communities
- Northwell Health
- Norton Medical Group
- Novant Medical Group
- PriMed Physicians
- SwedishAmerican Health System
- Utica Park Clinic
- Valley Medical Group
- Watson Clinic, LLP
Together 2 Goal® Awardees
The 2019 Together 2 Goal® Award winners are:
- Best Performance – Basic Track 1: INOVA Health System/Signature Partners
- Best Performance – Core Track2 (Small Group3): Coastal Carolina Health Care, PA
- Best Performance – Core Track (Medium Group4): USMD Health System
- Best Performance – Core Track (Large Group5): Scripps Medical Foundation
Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A., 2019 Foundation Star and Together 2 Goal® Awardee
Geisinger, 2019 Foundation Star and Campaign for a Healthier America Cabinet Leadership Donor
Lexington Clinic P.S.C., 2019 Acclaim Award Honoree and 2019 Foundation Star
Primed Physicians, 2019 Foundation Star
INOVA Health System, Together 2 Goal® Awardee and Campaign for a Healthier America Cabinet Leadership Donor
2019 Corporate Awardees
- The Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Companies of Johnson & Johnson – Together 2 Goal®, Together 2 Goal® Extension
- Novo Nordisk Inc. – Obesity
Care Model Collaborative, Diabetes Bundle Collaborative, Together 2 Goal®,
Together 2 Goal® Extension
- Optum – Distinguished Data
& Analytics Corporate Collaborator
- Pfizer – Adult
Immunization Best Practices Learning Collaborative
- Boehringer Ingelheim and
Lilly Diabetes Alliance – Together 2 Goal® Innovator Track
- Merck – Together 2 Goal®,
Together 2 Goal® Extension
- Sanofi – Together 2 Goal®
John W. Kennedy, M.D., CMO, AMGA, and President, AMGA Foundation, with Joe
Valeriani, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Metabolics, The Janssen
Pharmaceuticals Companies of Johnson & Johnson
John W. Kennedy, M.D. with Jim Roehm, Executive Director of Regional Health
Systems’ Account Management, Merck & Company, Inc.
John W. Kennedy, M.D. with Kathy Spencer-Pike, Vice President, ACL South
Central Area, Novo Nordisk, Inc.
John W. Kennedy with Anne Goodrich, Vice President, Market Solutions, Optum
John W. Kennedy, M.D. with David Hering, Regional President, North America
Vaccines, Pfizer Inc.
John W. Kennedy, M.D. with Kalahn Taylor-Clark, Head of Public Affairs,
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Franchise, US External Affairs, Sanofi
Learn more about some of our top donors through the latest donor spotlights:
Aurora Health Care Medical Group
Beth Averbeck, M.D.
Jim Boswell, M.B.A.
Robert Brenner, M.D., M.M.M.
John Cuddeback, M.D., Ph.D.
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Theresa Frei, RN, M.B.A.
Scott D. Hayworth, M.D.
Todd Hobbs, M.D., and Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Ronald H. Kirkland, M.D., M.B.A.
Robert Nesse, M.D.
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Premier Medical Associates
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group
Donn Sorensen, M.B.A., FACMPE
Grace Terrell, M.D., M.M.M., CPE, FACP
Martine Thurin, J.D., M.S., and Johnson & Johnson
To see our complete list of individual, member, and corporate donors, check out the sidebars.