Leadership Insights From Around North America


Industry thought leaders share advice and look to the future of health care philanthropy.

Fall 2016 Issue

What's one piece of conventional wisdom you would challenge?

Betsy Chapin Taylor, FAHP
Accordant Philanthropy
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

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Ryan Donohue
National Research Corporation
Lincoln, Neb.

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Mark Marshall
Bentz Whaley Flessner
Minneapolis, Minn.

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1. A successful recruitment process has many similarities to fundraising.

2. Alam shares several no-cost tactics for improving retention through a strategic onboarding process.  

3. What should you do when one of your top team members is ready to leave? Regular coordination between the CEO, CFO, and chief talent officer (CTO) can prepare you to respond quickly to keep a high-performing employee.

At the 2016 AHP Leading Forward event, Ryan Donohue, corporate director of program development with the National Research Corporation, presented a case for why development professionals should pay attention to consumer trends. Read more from Donohue in the fall 2016 issue of Healthcare Philanthropy.

Tahsin Alam, director of talent management at the Rutgers University Foundation, shares techniques for developing a robust talent management program with the audience at the 2016 AHP Leading Forward event. Read more from Alam in the fall 2016 issue of Healthcare Philanthropy.

1. Find out why 3 in 10 consumers who need health care are putting it off, and how providers can fix the problem.

2.  New research identified 12 factors that influence donation decisions. Donohue explains that the top three are all perception-based.

3.  Consumers are warming to the idea of hospital systems, in part because they feel a system can provide more options for care.

4.  Foundations and hospital marketing departments target the same audiences, but in different ways. Greater coordination in messaging between the two can multiply the effect.


Spring 2016 Issue




A Personal Story About Giving
Eddie Thompson, Ed.D., FCEP
Thompson & Associates
Nashville, TN

The Critical Role of Health Care Foundations
David L. Flood
Intermountain Healthcare
Salt Lake City, UT

The Power of Gratitude in Giving
Thom Sloan, CFRE, FACHE
Life Flight Network
Portland, OR

Transforming Communities Through Philanthropy
Bill Littlejohn
Sharp Healthcare
San Diego, CA

Educating Leadership
Amy Day
Presence Health Foundation
Chicago, IL

Connecting With Physicians Through Data
Mendal Bouknight
Piedmont Health Foundation
Atlanta, GA

The Most Important Tip for New Fundraisers
Ashley Nall, CFRE
All Children's Hospital Foundation
Tampa, FL

Philanthropy Creates Hope
Grant Stirling, Ph.D.
SickKids Foundation
Toronto, ON