Dr. John Finley Excellence in Medicine Award

Dr. John Finley's legacy lives on each and every day in the providers, staff and employees at UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital. Dr. Finley had the reputation for being a kind man with a deep, invested interest in his patients. The same values can been seen in the actions of providers practicing at Finley Hospital 125 years after Dr. Finley traveled by horseback to see patients in the Dubuque area. 

Community members, patients, and Finley team members are invited to nominate members of the Finley medical staff for the Dr. John Finley Excellence in Medicine award.  

An Outstanding Nominee Would Include: 

  • A person who goes above and beyond the call of duty to serve others. This could include community involvement with service organizations, or demonstrating a strong desire and/or passion to help patients.
  • A person who exemplifies the FOCUS Values of Fostering Unity, Owning the Moment, Championing Excellence, and Seizing Opportunities on a daily basis.
  • A person who gives of their time and expertise to develop and enhance quality initiatives within the hospital.
  • A person who is committed to being at the forefront of clinical excellence and expertise in their specialty.

Complete the nomination form below and annually by March 1.   The award is typically presented during Doctor's Week annually. 

Nomination Form 





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