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Valerie George

 
Valerie George

Position: Physician Assistant

Organization: SeniorHealth Center

 

Why should this person be nominated? (What makes nominee unique; why should they be selected the winner of this category?
Ms. George has worked as a Physician Assistant at the SeniorHealth Center for the past ten years. She care for patients in collaboration with 6 geriatricians. She helps to coordinate the geriatric assessment program and co-leads family conferences.


What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues
In her capacity as Physician Assistant, Ms. George cares for patients in the SeniorHealth Center and in patient's homes. Ms. George also goes above and beyond on a daily basis-she is often heard speaking with patients and families about difficult situations or helping them with difficult decisions. She is a valuable support to all staff and physicians and is respected for her common sense, insight and judgment.