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Committees and Councils

Abington Health Foundation Business Council

The Abington Health Foundation Business Council consists of trustees from the Abington Health Foundation Board, professional advisors and business leaders in the Abington – Jefferson Health community. The Business Council’s purpose is to promote philanthropic support of Abington and awareness of the services provided by Abington to the community. Members of our Business Council are very important to the hospital and a vital source of guidance in our effort to reach out to the business community. Members have the opportunity to connect with other business leaders and share their expertise in support of the hospital. Quarterly meetings provide ongoing education on medical developments at the hospitals and include presentations by senior medical and administrative staff to promote better awareness of the benefits the hospital provides to the community. The Council offers recognition and sponsorship opportunities, as well as invitations to special events, for business leaders who support the hospital through their annual business philanthropy. Membership is by invitation.

For more information about the Abington Health Foundation Business Council, please contact Lucinda Johnson at 215-481-4019 or ljohnson@abingtonhealth.org.

Ambassadors of Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health

The Ambassadors of Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health was established to raise awareness and build support for the future healthcare needs of the community. The group meets several times a year in a social setting to learn about Abington Hospital services and programs. For more information, please call Christin Haggerty at 215-481-2304.

Abington – Lansdale Hospital Advisory Council

The Advisory Council was established to increase participation by community and business leaders in support of Abington – Lansdale Hospital’s work. Members of the Advisory Council are very important to the hospital and a vital source of guidance in our effort to reach out to the community. Members have the opportunity to connect with other community and business leaders and share their expertise in support of the hospital.

Quarterly meetings provide ongoing education on medical developments at the hospitals and include presentations by senior medical and administrative staff to promote better awareness of the benefits the hospital provides to the community. The Council offers recognition and sponsorship opportunities, as well as invitations to special events, for business leaders who support the hospital through their annual business philanthropy. Membership is by invitation.

For more information about the Abington – Lansdale Hospital Advisory Council, please contact Lori Ferro at 215-481-2529.

Parents’ Executive Committee

The Parents’ Executive Committee was established so that parents who have delivered their child at Abington Hospital can keep abreast of new programs and services as well as share their experiences in an effort to help us continue to enhance our care. This group of ambassadors between the community and the hospital meets several times a year. For more information, please call Christin Haggerty at 215-481-2304.

Martin Luther King Jr. Committee

Since 1991, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee has honored the memory and spirit of Dr. King by supporting numerous health and education efforts at Abington Hospital. The Committee is especially generous in supporting scholarship aid to outstanding minority students in various hospital programs, including endowing the prestigious Founder's Award for minority students at the Dixon School of Nursing. The Committee has also endowed the hospital's very significant Fund for Excellence in Closing the Gap to help us continue to reduce barriers to care in our community and has funded the purchase of hospital equipment. The committee also established the Courage to Make a Difference Award given to community leaders. For more information, please call Sabrina Harris at 215-481-2986.