Published January 24, 2013
The award recognizes a clinic that achieves and sustains measurably high quality care.
The immunodeficiency clinic received the award for:
The award is a result of the combined efforts of the clinic’s physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and others, emphasized Thomas A. Russo, MD, professor and chief of the Department of Medicine’s infectious diseases division.
“It is truly a team award,” he said.
The clinic, staffed in part by division faculty, is the largest and only comprehensive HIV and AIDS care center in Western New York.
Physicians in the infectious diseases fellowship train at the facility during ambulatory rotations.
The award is one of several given by the HIV Quality of Care Program, a statewide initiative for systematically monitoring the quality of HIV medical care and support services.
It will be presented March 14 in New York City.