Fourth Annual Sepsis Heroes Gala

September 17, 2015 at Arena NYC

On September 17, Sepsis Alliance will present the 2015 Sepsis Hero awards and we invite you to attend. Tickets for VIP and general admission are now on sale. The VIP package includes a pre-event social hour, where attendees can meet past Sepsis Heroes, and Sepsis Alliance board members and staff. Doors open to all at 6:30 pm. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the evening. Students and children under 10 are eligible for special discounts.

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This years honorees are:

Kevin Tracey, MD - President and CEO of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and President and Professor of the Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine; 

Sam Bass - The first officially licensed artist of NASCAR, and sepsis survivor;

Rom Duckworth – Emergency responder and award-winning educator; 

Leo Araujo - Sepsis awareness advocate and founder of Fantastic Fun Day fundraising and awareness event; 

Susan Irick – Sepsis survivor, nurse, and sepsis and pneumonia disease manager at Northeast Georgia Medical Center;

Carolinas HealthCare System - developed a Sepsis Collaborative to improve recognition of sepsis and reduce mortality. 


Sepsis Heroes Keynote Speaker

Sepsis Alliance is pleased to have Leah Binder as the evening’s keynote speaker. Ms. Binder is President and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit based in Washington, DC, representing employers and other purchasers of health care calling for improved safety and quality in hospitals.


Sepsis Heroes Sponsors

The Sepsis Heroes event could not be possible without the generous support of its sponsors. This year’s sponsors include Leading BioSciences, Cytosorbents, NASCAR, Wolters Kluwer Health, MSC, Intermountain Healthcare, Presence Health, Arena NYC, Checklist Boards, and Spike Out Sepsis.

Companies and organizations interested in supporting the Sepsis Heroes event as a sponsor should email or call us at (619) 232-0300. Program ad pages are also available for purchase.

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