This award recognizes “general internists and their organization that have successfully developed and implemented innovative role model systems of practice improvement in ambulatory and/or inpatient clinical practice,” according to a SGIM press release.
Dr. Patel, who is a member of CHIBE’s leadership team, was honored for improving care within the quality domains of the 2000 IOM Crossing the Quality Chasm report: “safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, efficiency and equality, or the Patient Centered Medical Home goals of accessible, coordinated, patient centered, team based, and comprehensive care.”
The 2020 selection committee for this award was comprised of:
James (Jim) Richter, MA, MD, Chair
Reena Gupta, MD
Emily Fondahn, MD
Martin Arron, MBA, MD
Stewart Babbott, MD