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Mitesh Patel Wins SGIM’s Quality and Practice Innovation Award

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Congratulations to Director of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit Mitesh Patel, MD, MBA, MS, who has received the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Quality and Practice Innovation Award.

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