The Hospital Quality Institute presents the C. Duane Dauner Award to one hospital annually to recognize outstanding achievement in the areas of patient safety, quality improvement, and experience. Initiatives led by physicians from the Department of Internal Medicine won this award for Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in both 2016 and 2019.
2017 C. DUANE DAUNER QUALITY AWARD WINNER
Specialty Care Access Improvement at a Large Safety Net Hospital
2019 HQI C. DUANE DAUNER QUALITY AWARD WINNER
An Integrated Healthcare Model for our County’s Most Vulnerable Patients: Making an Impact with PACT (Post-Acute Care Transitions).
Dr. Veronika Sharp of the division of rheumatology was an invited speaker for the American College of Rheumatology’s annual “Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for Rheumatologists” course. She trained with USSONAR and is RhMSUS certified.