Circle of Excellence - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Circle of Excellence

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The Circle of Excellence is a community of generous donors who consistently support and sustain PIH Health by giving annual gifts – totaling a minimum of $1,000 – to ensure that PIH Health provides the highest quality healthcare for our communities.

Membership begins by giving $85 a month (or $250 a quarter or $1,000 annually).

Higher levels of membership are recognized at $2,500, $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000+.


Supporting the mission of PIH Health is the most important reward of membership; we are pleased to extend special courtesies as our thanks for your generosity. Some examples include:

  • Gatherings with other members
  • Medical briefings from our doctors to better understand new technologies at PIH Health
  • Behind-the-scenes tours by hospital leadership or physicians
  • Exclusive updates to learn about the future of PIH Health
  • Recognition in donor listings as a PIH Health Foundation - Circle of Excellence member
  • Membership memento

Circle Member Gatherings

On October 27, 2016, Circle of Excellence members and guests enjoyed a behind-the-scenes look at our Critical Care Center at PIH Health Hospital – Whittier. Daniel Akhavan MD, Chairman, Department of Medicine and President, Intensivist Group, provided attendees with an inside look at the work of intensivists. He also highlighted the highly specialized interdisciplinary teams, which provide critical care to our patients 24/7. Dr. Akhavan also introduced grateful patient Jason Miller and his wife Brooke who shared Jason’s miraculous story of recovery – highlighting the great care and support that they received from their entire care team.

See our previous Circle gatherings

Become a Circle Member

If you are not already a member, we invite you to join or renew your Circle membership today by making your annual gift of $1,000 or more to support PIH Health. Circle of Excellence gifts help our caregivers touch the lives of thousands - whether patients are facing an urgent need or seeking to improve their quality of life.For more information, please contact Ruben Espejel at 562.698.0811 Ext. 81525 or email

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