Sarah Krevans Honored as Healthcare Leader and Diversity Champion
Sutter Health President and CEO Sarah Krevans was honored as the recipient of National Medical Fellowships’ (NMF) “Leadership in Healthcare Award” at its 2020 Bay Area Champions of Health Awards on March 7, 2020.
In a letter to Krevans, Esther Dyer, NMF President & CEO wrote: “National Medical Fellowships holds these annual awards to support our scholarship programs and to honor those individuals who have made a lasting impact on healthcare and diversity in healthcare, as well as outstanding corporate leaders whose role and influence drives positive change in the business community and the communities they serve. Your visionary work as a healthcare leader and an advocate of advancing all backgrounds in the workplace, makes you a true champion in your field. You are someone our young scholars should emulate as professionals and individuals.”
Following her acceptance of the award, Krevans providedthe event’s keynote address where she sharedSutter Health’s journey in diversity and inclusion, advancing health equity, and the importance ofpartnering with patients and communities to improve access to quality care forthe underserved.
Krevans has served as Sutter Health’spresident and CEO since 2016. The Northern California not-for-profit integratedhealth system cares for 3 million patients—or one in every 100 Americans, inone of the most diverse and innovative regions in the world. Krevans overseesSutter Health’s 24 hospitals, 60,000 employees, 14,000 clinicians, outpatientservices, research facilities, and home health and hospice care.