names University of Maryland Faculty Physicians Inc. as one of the prestigious winners of the 2015 Leadership 500 Awards recognizing exceptional Leadership Program

The annual prestigious Leadership Awards salute the world’s top leadership practitioners and programs and highlight their roles in developing their most important asset – their people.

As a distinguished recipient of the Leadership 500 Award in the Non-Profit Organization category for 2015, University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. was highly praised by leadership experts at LEAD2015 for their outstanding achievements in their leadership development and programs.

For the past 30 years, Leadership Excellence, now a part of has identified and recognized the top 500 leadership organizations and their strategies and solutions in their yearly ranking. The complete list of this year’s award winners were published in the April edition of Leadership Excellence Essentials. The Leadership Excellence publication also features interviews from select top award winners in each category in the July Issue. These interviews will outline each program’s unique qualities that made them a Leadership 500 Winner.

“The award is a source of great pride to FPI, and shows our dedication to creating the best possible program for emerging leaders so that we can ensure the best future for the organization and in turn, provide the highest level of service to our patients,” stated William Tucker, Chief Corporate Officer, University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc

“We were pleased to have a large increase in applicants this year and have only published the top 500. I think the Leadership500 Awards in combination with LEAD2015 demonstrates top organizations that not only value leadership but also have innovative programs. This year’s list of winners reflects the importance of reinventing leadership development and the need to bring leadership to a wider audience,” stated Debbie McGrath, CEO of

This year’s award recipients were selected based on both an application or nomination process, reviewed by’s expert leadership panel, as well as feedback from the program’s participants. The voting was promoted by the nominees as well as through social media campaigns over the course of the nomination period.

About University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc.
University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. (FPI) is a non-profit organization that coordinates and supports the clinical activities of the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine. They employ over 1,000 non-physician staff who support the clinical practices of our faculty. Our staff provided administrative support functions such as business development, finance, human resources, information technology, compliance, legal affairs, practice operations support, and reimbursement management.
For more information, contact:
Angela Wilson, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc

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