Carol Slinske AwardNewburgh, NY- Daniel M. Grady, President and CEO of Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. was awarded the Carol Selinske Founder’s Award from the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State.

Nominated by the 2004 recipient, Mary Ann Starbuck, former Chief Executive Officer of CareFirstNY, Inc. Hospice and Palliative Care, the award is given to those who show exemplary leadership in local, New York and/or national hospice and palliative care efforts. Dan Grady is a leader on all counts.

As founding President and CEO, Dan has guided the organization through its initial opening and Medicare certification.  After nearly three decades, as Mary Ann Starbuck puts it, “Dan has not weathered the years, but ridden them- always steadfast to the mission of hospice and palliative care.”

The Carol Selinske Founder’s Award is named for the Founder of the New York State Hospice Association that is now known as Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State – HYPCANYS.