Methodist Healthcare Foundation Announces 2018 Living Awards Recipients

Posted on: July 20, 2018

Each year, the Methodist Healthcare Foundation hosts the Living Awards Benefit to recognize individuals, physicians and organizations who exemplify leadership and commitment to Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare’s 100-year, faith-based, healing mission through their work impacting our community’s health and well-being. 

This year the Methodist Healthcare Foundation will honor four recipients during the event, to be held Thursday, August 23, at The Peabody Hotel with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and awards presentation at 7 p.m.

In celebration of Methodist’s Centennial anniversary, the 2018 Living Awards Benefit will also recognize past honorees who have served as vital partners in the healthcare system’s mission during its 100-year history.

Individual tickets for the Living Awards are $150 and tables of ten are $1,500. You can purchase tickets online at or call the Methodist Healthcare Foundation at 901-516-0500.

The honorees for 2018 are:

  • James C. Fleming, M.D. , medical director, Hamilton Eye Institute Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Hollis H. Halford, M.D., managing partner and president, Memphis Radiological Professional Corporation
  • Deborah J. Jones, philanthropist and community volunteer
  • James M. West, M.D., partner, Memphis Anesthesia Group, and director of Transplant Anesthesia, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare 

The Living Awards Benefit is presented by sponsor partners Cigna and Johnson Controls.