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|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.”
Posted on November 25, 2013
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The 2012-2013 Duncan Clark Lecture - The Affordable Care Act: An Insider’s View
Featured Speaker: Sherry Glied, PhD, former Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
November 19, 2012 - The NYAM Section on Health Care Delivery welcomes Sherry Glied, PhD, former Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, who will deliver the 2012-2013 Duncan Clark Lecture on "The Affordable Care Act: An Insider's View."
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This report identifies opportunities that build on both the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) and New York’s ongoing efforts toward improving the health of its 19 million residents.
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