AHA/IHA Grassroots Champion Award

William Santulli received the AHA/IHA Grassroots Champion Award on Sept. 27 at the 2019 IHA Leadership Summit for his tireless advocacy for hospitals and their patients. Santulli is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Advocate Aurora Health in Downers Grove. He joined the health system in 2003 and has served on several civic and health-related boards. In 2017 and 2018, Modern Healthcare named him one of the Top 25 COOs.