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Atlantic Health System Leader Earns Recognition for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts from Anti-Bullying Organization

March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019, Morristown, NJ – As an appreciation of his efforts, and those of Atlantic Health System, to put an end to bullying and to support emotional and mental health, Kevin Lenahan, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Atlantic Health System, this week received the Corporate Leadership Award from STOMP Out Bullying at the group's 13th annual gala in Manhattan.

The award was presented by Neil Glat, president of the New York Jets, and co-chair of the event.

In honoring Lenahan and Atlantic Health System, STOMP Out Bullying recognized Atlantic Health System’s commitment to supporting diversity and inclusion throughout its organization, including in the care provided to the communities it serves.

Atlantic Health System has been recognized with numerous awards and recognitions for its diverse workplace culture, including being named a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine and each of its medical centers are LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders according to the Human Rights Campaign.

STOMP Out Bullying is the leading national anti-bullying and cyberbullying organization for kids and teens in the U.S.

The organization is dedicated to changing the culture for all students by working to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying and other digital abuse, educating against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred, and deterring violence in schools, online and in communities across the country.

About STOMP Out Bullying

STOMP Out Bullying™ is dedicated to changing the culture for all students. It works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying, and other digital abuse, educates against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred, and deters violence in schools, online and in communities across the country. In this diverse world, STOMP Out Bullying promotes civility, inclusion and equality. It teaches effective solutions on how to respond to all forms of bullying, as well as educating kids and teens in school and online. It provides help for those in need and at risk of suicide, and raises awareness through peer mentoring programs in schools, public service announcements by noted celebrities, and social media campaigns.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of more than 16,800 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey, including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The system offers more than 400 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, Newton Medical Center in Newton NJ, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ and Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ.

In addition to the employed workforce, our Clinically Integrated Network, Atlantic Alliance, represents more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ. This network includes 1,000 physicians and providers comprising one of the state’s largest multi-specialty practices, Atlantic Medical Group, as well as members of the Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners, which work collaboratively to enhance patient care.

Atlantic Health System delivers the full continuum of health care needs, including services at 12 urgent care centers, Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.

Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of seven regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability. The system is also a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system expanding access to groundbreaking research across seven health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University, serves as home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers, and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.