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AND TYLER RECEIVE ACHE'S
2002 HEALTH MANAGEMENT RESEARCH AWARD
August 19, 2002Andrew N. Garman, Psy.D., and J. Larry Tyler,
FACHE, FAAHC, are the winners of the American College of Healthcare Executives'
2002 Health Management Research Award for their study "360 Feedback for
Leadership Development in Health Administration." They will receive $10,000
to support their research.
researchers will develop a 360-degree feedback instrument specifically
designed for healthcare managers at various organizational and career
levels. Once the instrument is finalized, it will be made freely available
to the health administration community for noncommercial uses. The researchers
hope that the availability of such a tool will enhance the accessibility
of 360-degree development programs to a broader range of health administrators,
and will facilitate outcomes-based research on leadership development
develop this instrument, the researchers will conduct interviews with
senior healthcare executives and executive recruiters to identify the
types of skills needed in healthcare management positions and to gather
feedback on the relevance of two existing models of leadership effectiveness.
The leadership competencies identified in these interviews will then be
evaluated for relevance and breadth of scope by subject-matter experts;
competencies most frequently endorsed as highly relevant will be used
to construct the assessment.
introduced the Health Management Research Award in 1988 to enhance managerial
effectiveness and/or career opportunities in health services administration.
It is awarded annually through monies left to the Foundation of the American
College of Healthcare Executives by the late Foster G. McGaw, founder
of the American Hospital Supply Corporation. The award is granted to ACHE
affiliates who are full-time faculty of health administration programs.
Selections for the award are made by ACHE's 12-member Higher Education
and Research Committee.
is assistant professor in the Department of Health Systems Management
at Rush University in Chicago. He is also a Faculty Associate of ACHE.
Garman earned his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the College
of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, and his master's degree in personnel/human
resource development from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.
Tyler is president of Tyler and Company, a healthcare executive search
firm based in Atlanta. He earned his master's degree from Georgia State
University in Atlanta. He is board certified in healthcare management
and an ACHE Fellow.
Andrew N. Garman, Psy.D., (312) 942-5402