Siemens Healthineers Named Recipient of 2019 Cultural Vistas Corporate Leadership Award

Siemens Healthineers will be recognized at the Cultural Vistas Awards Gala on Thursday, October 17 at the Tribeca Rooftop in Lower Manhattan

NEW YORK — Cultural Vistas is pleased to announce that Siemens Healthineers has been named the recipient of its 2019 Corporate Leadership Award for its valuable contributions toward the advancement of international collaboration and skill development through its work-based training programs. This award is the highest honor that Cultural Vistas bestows upon its corporate partners.

“In our work together over the past decade, Siemens Healthineers has consistently represented the very best in international exchange as they strive to train, educate, and prepare the next generation of scientists,” said Cultural Vistas President and CEO Jennifer Clinton. “The company is a testament to the multi-faceted value these programs provide to both businesses and individuals around the world.”

Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and health information technology. The company has set a gold standard for immersive learning—providing its international interns and trainees with one-of-a-kind opportunities to hone their skills, gain exposure to state-of-the-art methods, contribute directly to cutting-edge research, and learn alongside the best and brightest minds within the field of medical imaging.

“Siemens Healthineers is honored to be recognized by Cultural Vistas as a distinguished leader in providing meaningful international exchange opportunities in the field of healthcare,” said Dorin Comaniciu, PhD, Senior Vice President of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Innovation, Siemens Healthineers. “The program has long proven to be mutually beneficial—the trainees contribute to the company their diverse backgrounds and experiences, offering new perspectives and insights about how we can work toward our goal of transforming care delivery and advancing healthcare, while we help to advance their education with valuable, hands-on learning experience.”

This year marks 10 years since Cultural Vistas first became an exchange program sponsor of the Siemens Healthineers international internship and training programs. During this time, the company has hosted a diverse group of more than 275 individuals from 30 different countries at 20 different locations throughout the United States, ranging from students satisfying academic requirements to trainees seeking experience for high-level academic positions.

Through its unique array of onboarding practices, Siemens Healthineers actively ensures that international interns and trainees are effectively integrated into its company culture and workplace. Thanks to its various cultural enrichment initiatives and numerous professional development offerings—participants complete their exchange experience with expansive knowledge and exposure in their given field, as well as a well-rounded understanding of the American experience.

Established in 2018, the Cultural Vistas Awards Gala recognizes individuals and institutions for their influence and notable contributions toward the advancement of global skills, leadership development, and cross-cultural understanding. This signature event brings together leaders from across the business, education, government, and diplomatic communities for an evening celebrating the diversity of people, ideas, knowledge, and skills shared through international exchange.

Award recipients will be recognized on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Tribeca Rooftop in Lower Manhattan. Gala tickets are now available at a special early-bird rate through July 31 at

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Since 2009, Siemens Healthineers has hosted more than 275 exchange participants, ranging from students satisfying academic requirements to trainees seeking experience for high-level academic positions, and representing from 30 different countries.

About Siemens Healthineers
Siemens Healthineers enables healthcare providers worldwide to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience and digitalizing healthcare. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine. Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its digital health services and enterprise services. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens Healthineers generated revenue of €13.4 billion and adjusted profit of €2.3 billion and has about 50,000 employees worldwide.

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About Cultural Vistas
Founded in 1963, Cultural Vistas is a nonprofit exchange organization whose mission is to enrich minds, advance global skills, build careers, and connect lives through international exchange. Cultural Vistas develops international professional experiences that create more informed, skilled, and engaged citizens. Every year, Cultural Vistas’ 30-plus unique exchange programs empower people in the United States and in more than 130 countries around the world to drive positive change in themselves, their organizations, and society.

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Cultural Vistas Corporate Leadership Award Recipients






2019 – Siemens Healthineers










2018 – Adobe