2015 SGIM Nickens Awardee: Donna Washington, MD, MPH
May 8, 2015, 13:26 PM
We are honored to recognize Dr. Donna Washington, VA AFWH Program Director at our Los Angeles site, for receiving the Society for General Internal Medicine's (SGIM) 2015 Herbert W. Nickens Award.
Dr Washington is a core investigator at HSR&D's Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy (CSHIP) in Sepulveda, CA, and Professor of Medicine at UCLA. This Award acknowledges outstanding commitment to cultural diversity in medicine and improving minority health.Visit HSR&D website
to read more about Dr Washington, her research and the award.
SGIM's Nickens Award is named in honor of the late Dr. Herbert W. Nickens, former Director of the Office of Minority Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, and the first Vice President and Director of the American Association of Medical Colleges' Division of Community and Minority Programs.