Navigation Links
AMA Honors California County Supervisor With Top Government Service Award
Date:3/2/2010

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today presented Bob Buster, vice-chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Riverside County, California, with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. Supervisor Buster was selected for the AMA's top government service award for leading the Riverside County Access to Care Coalition and its ongoing efforts to preserve health care access by confronting an acute physician shortage in Riverside County.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO)

"Supervisor Buster has gained the admiration of physicians for working to help a large community as it struggles to provide access to high-quality health care, especially for indigent and vulnerable patients," said AMA Board Chair Rebecca J. Patchin, M.D. "His dedicated efforts to improve health care access and raise awareness among the public and elected officials will make Riverside County a healthier community for all its citizens."

Supervisor Buster is one of nine honorees chosen to receive the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service, and the only career public servant at the local level to be honored this year. The award, named for the founding father of the AMA, recognizes elected and career officials in federal, state or municipal service whose outstanding contributions have promoted the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

"Through the Nathan Davis Awards, the AMA salutes government officials who go above and beyond the call of duty to improve public health," said Dr. Patchin. "Award winners come from every branch of government service and are a testament to the important role public officials play in creating and implementing health policy that benefits Americans."

Supervisor Buster was nominated for the AMA award by David Friscia, M.D., president of the Riverside County Medical Association.

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Dr. Nathan Davis Awards. Others being honored this year include Governor John F. Baldacci of Maine and Donna Christensen, M.D., delegate to Congress from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

SOURCE American Medical Association

Back to top
'/>"/>
SOURCE American Medical Association
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AMA Honors Washington State Secretary of Health With Top Government Service Award
2. American Kidney Fund Raises Awareness, Honors Kidney Heroes during National Kidney Month
3. CareTech Solutions Honors Five Hospitals with Rising Star Awards
4. Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell Honors Mountainside Addiction Treatment Center for its Twelve Years of Operating in Connecticut
5. Welch Foundation honors Orth as rising star in chemistry
6. United Concordia Dental Honors February as National Childrens Dental Health Month
7. The North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF)* Honors Hospitals that Excel in the Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
8. Industry Names Agito Networks, Company CTO, FMC Customer to Top MobileVillage Honors for 2009
9. Nonfiction Book on Family Secrets Wins Two Prestigious Honors
10. The Amerigroup Foundation Breakfast of Champions Honors Community Leaders with Boxing Champion Evander Holyfield
11. The Help Group Honors Brian Goldner, Mary Urquhart and Max Mayer at its Teddy Bear Ball Featuring Ben Stiller and Celebrity Guests
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter of ... too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set the ... Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set low expectations ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... June 19, 2016 is World Sickle Cell Observance Day. In an ... of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery Center of Marne, Michigan, has issued a ... Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder of the red blood cells, which can cause ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys are recognized ... this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing within the ... this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. Bloom, Burt ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for ... $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same ... wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Living, is proud to recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic ... most beautiful women in the world, and the most handsome men, look naturally ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 The vast ... an outpatient dialysis facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times ... hours per visit, including travel time, equipment preparation and ... patient, but especially grueling for patients who are elderly ... a skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers for some duration ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Tenn. , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... automating, integrating and transforming the patient payment ... of several innovative new products and services ... of its revenue cycle offerings. These award-winning ... more efficient workflows, remain compliant in an ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that ... organization as its newest member.  ... and chief scientific officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, will serve ... of Directors. ... in support of our efforts to conduct research ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: