The Doctor’s Advocate | Third Quarter 2016
2016 Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards Announced
Six medical students received the prestigious 2016 Young Physicians Patient Safety Award for their essays detailing personal insights into the significance of patient safety work. Winners were recognized at the Annual Association of American Medical Colleges’ Integrating Quality Meeting. Each winner received $5,000 from The Doctors Company Foundation, which co-sponsored the contest with the Lucian Leape Institute.
David B. Troxel, MD, chairman of The Doctors Company Foundation, announced the following winners:
- Li Wang, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry.
- Nathanial S. Nolan, University of Missouri, Columbia.
- Neelaysh Vukkadala, University of California, San Francisco.
- Shivani Sud, University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
- Benjamin Cramer, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University.
- Beryl Manning-Geist, Emory University School of Medicine.
The winning essays, which describe instructional patient safety events the winners experienced during clinical rotations, can be read at www.tdcfoundation.com.
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