SCCA Executive Vice President Norm Hubbard Earns Gold Award as Outstanding Medical Center Executive - Seattle


SEATTLE – (March 3, 2017) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Executive Vice President Norman (“Norm”) E. Hubbard received a gold “Outstanding Medical Center Executive - Seattle” award from Seattle Business magazine. The award was presented to Hubbard at the magazine’s eighth annual Health Care Leader awards event, held in Seattle at Bell Harbor Convention Center on March 2.

The Leaders in Health Care awards recognize excellent patient care, outstanding leadership and thoughtful innovation. Gold and silver winners were recognized in a variety of categories including Outstanding Medical Center Executive, Achievement in Community Outreach and Innovation in Health Care Delivery. Click here to view a complete list of winners. Nominations were submitted by more than 79 Washington state health care institutions, companies, facilities and organizations. The winners, chosen by a panel of expert judges, are individuals and institutions leading the charge to improve Washington's world-class health care sector.

“I am humbled to be recognized among the many talented, committed leaders in the regional health care community, though the true recognition for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance belongs to the incredible team that strives to provide ever better care to more and more cancer patients throughout our region,” Hubbard said.

The Outstanding Medical Center Executive - Seattle award recognizes leaders who have excelled in managing a hospital or medical center in the Puget Sound area. Hubbard was named a silver finalist for the same award in 2013.

Additional SCCA affiliated awards recipients at Seattle Business magazine Health Care Leaders awards event on Thursday night included Dr. Ollie Press, Acting Director, Clinical Research Division and Acting SVP at Fred Hutch who earned a gold Achievement in Medical Research award; Dr. Paul Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine who earned a Judges’ Award;  Dr. Jeffrey Tomlin, Chief Medical and Quality Officer at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, who earned a gold Outstanding Medical Director/Chief Medical Officer award; Dr. Peter McGough, Medical Director of UW Neighborhood Clinics, who earned a gold Outstanding Medical Director/Chief Medical Officer award and Cynthia J. Hecker, Executive Director of Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, who took home a Silver Outstanding Medical Center Executive - Seattle award.

Hubbard joined Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in 1998 where he is responsible for overall strategic leadership and operational management. Prior to that, Hubbard was the Associate Vice President of Center Affairs for M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.  He holds an MBA in Health Care Administration Management from Wharton in Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in Economics from George Mason University in Virginia.

Since SCCA opened its doors in 2001, Norm has led a team committed to delivering world-class care and the best possible outcomes to those with cancer. Under his leadership, SCCA has cared for more than 90,000 patients and is consistently ranked among the best cancer hospitals in the country.

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About Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists from Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine - one extraordinary group whose sole purpose is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives of our patients. Based in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, SCCA has six clinical care sites, including a medical oncology clinic at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington; medical and radiation oncology clinics at UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, as well as Network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is ranked among the top 10 Best Hospitals in the Nation for Adult Cancer Treatment by U.S. News & World Report. For more information about SCCA, visit