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Four Christiana Care physicians join Jefferson Academy of Distinguished Educators

Several Christiana Care physicians are now members of the Jefferson Academy of Distinguished Educators (JADE), a service organization dedicated to: Promoting faculty teaching and excellence. Recognizing and rewarding excellence in teaching. Making contributions to the educational mission, promoting scholarship in medical education and fostering a community of scholars. Congratulations to: Matthew Burday, D.O. Virginia Collier, M.D., the Hugh R. Sharp, Jr. Chair of Medicine of Christiana Care Health System. Moses Hochman, M.D. Michael Rosenthal, M.D., chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine.  

Virginia Collier, M.D., elected Master of American College of Physicians

Virginia U. Collier, M.D., FACP, the Hugh R. Sharp Jr. Chair of the Department of Medicine at Christiana Care, joins a select group of doctors elected to Mastership of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She is the fourth Master ever elected by ACP from the state of Delaware.

White House visits Christiana Care substance abuse intervention program

Christiana Care hosted White House Deputy Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy David K. Mineta, MSW, and colleague June Sivilli on Tuesday, Sept. 20, to take a closer look at the Christiana Care Department of Medicine’s successful substance abuse intervention program, Project Engage. Led by Department of Medicine’s Terry Horton, M.D., chief, of Addiction Medicine and faculty in General Internal Medicine, Project Engage is a screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment program that has generated compelling results. Secretary of Delaware Health and Social Services Rita Landgraf and Delaware State Representative Michael Barbieri also attended, underscoring the… read more »

Matthew Burday, D.O., wins educator award

Christiana Care Health System physician Matthew Burday, D.O., FACP, is the recipient of the 2011 Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Student Educator from the American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical-specialty organization in the United States. Dr. Burday received the award for his instrumental role in educating medical students at Christiana Care for more than 20 years. The award is the highest honor ACP presents to a medical student educator. “Matt exemplifies the ideals of the Herbert Waxman Award,” said Virginia U. Collier, M.D., FACP, the Hugh R. Sharp Jr. chair of the Department of Medicine at… read more »

Medical-Dental Staff honors three physicians

The Medical-Dental Staff of Christiana Care Health System honored cardiothoracic surgeon Raymond A. Blackwell, M.D., with its Commendation for Excellence on Oct. 29 at Deerfield Golf & Tennis Club. The Medical-Dental Staff, comprising more than 1,400 members credentialed by Christiana Care Health System, meets annually in the fall and traditionally awards the Commendation after the meeting. The Commendation for Excellence recognizes a physician for making exceptional contributions to the community through clinical, scholarly, educational or humanitarian activities. This year, the M-D Staff instituted two new Rising Star awards, which were presented to thoracic surgeon Thomas Bauer, M.D., and Vinay Maheshwari,… read more »

Kidney transplant program wins award

For outstanding work in fighting chronic kidney disease, Christiana Care’s Kidney Transplant Program has earned the National Kidney Foundation’s Bruce Zakheim, M.D., Memorial Legislative and Advocacy Award. The National Kidney Foundation serving the Delaware Valley (NKFDV) presented the award on March 6 at the 26th annual Kidney Ball in Philadelphia. The award honors Christiana Care for its leadership in patient education, support services and community outreach. A champion in the transplant and nephrology communities Christiana Care “captures the true spirit of Dr. Zakheim’s efforts against chronic kidney disease by championing key issues in the transplant and nephrology communities with passion… read more »

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