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Dr. Vimla Patel Receives 2013 AMIA Leadership Award

 Dr. Vimla Patel

The American Medical Information Association (AMIA) has honored Dr. Vimla Patel, Director of NYAM’s Center for Cognitive Studies and in Medicine and Public Health, with its 2013 Leadership Award. Dr. Patel received the award at the AMIA Leadership Dinner on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Each year, the Chair of the AMIA Board of Directors and President and CEO select a few AMIA members who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer commitment to the association or to the field for a leadership award. Dr. Patel was acknowledged in particular for her many years of leadership of the AMIA’s Student Paper Advisory Committee.

When asked to comment about the award, Dr. Patel said, “I have always enjoyed working with students in my mentorship and advisory capacity.”

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Posted on November 25, 2013

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