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Archive: UW Director of Surgery, Wendy Horton, One of Two UW Executives Honored at Wisconsin Hospital Association Leadership Summit

MADISON – Two UW Health leaders have been recognized with Regent’s Awards from the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of more than 40,000 executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations.

Mark Hamilton of Fitchburg and Wendy Horton of Madison received their respective awards today in Pewaukee at the Wisconsin Hospital Association Leadership Summit.

Horton, the director of surgery for UW Health, received the ACHE Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award. With UW Health since 2005, Horton began in technology assessment and clinical pharmacy before moving to her current role in 2009. Under her leadership, the UW Health surgery department has hired 40 faculty, many from high-profile institutions; has grown nearly 30 percent in clinical volume; improved access and offered new courses in continuing medical education.

Congratulations on this incredible honor!

Learn more about the two honorees here.