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Dr. Michael Sullivan earns Top Healthcare Leadership Credential

Dr. Michael Sullivan Dr. Michael E. SullivanLFACHE, associate professor of Nursing, University of St. Thomas- Houston, recently was awarded the status of Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare leaders. 

The American College of Healthcare Executives is a professional society dedicated to the highest standards of executive performance, promulgating continuing education for improved administration and advancing healthcare leadership excellence. 

“The healthcare management field plays a vital role in providing high-quality care to the people in our communities, which makes having a standard of excellence promoted by a professional organization critically important,” says Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE, president and CEO of ACHE. “The Life Fellow status represents an achievement of the highest standard of professional development. By being awarded Life Fellow with the distinction of board certification from ACHE, Dr. Sullivan has demonstrated a continuing commitment to excellence by providing unbounded service to others and the community.” 

To achieve Life Fellow status, candidates must have successfully fulfilled multiple requirements, including service within the American College of Healthcare Executives with 25 or more years of combined member, Fellow level, academic, and experiential criteria, earned continuing education hours, demonstrated professional/community involvement, and achieved recertification every three years. 

Sullivan is privileged to bear the LFACHE® credential, which signifies longstanding excellence in healthcare leadership as an ACHE Life Fellow.