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Awards & Recognition

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  • CHA Physician Receives Research Award to Investigate Body Image


    Habitual body monitoring is a regular occurrence for women; in fact, most women do it every thirty seconds. Issues with body image are a part of the many reasons women monitor themselves regularly. CHA physician Jessica Knapp, DO, is exploring how female athletes perceive themselves, especially since “body image problems and eating disorders are more common among female athletes as compared to the general population.” Dr. Knapp received the Young Investigator Award from the American Medical Society of S...

  • 3-Year Reaccreditation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program


    Patients with cancer need to know they will find excellent care at CHA. That’s why we are proud to announce we received 3-year reaccreditation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program! This national certification, offered by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, is the gold standard for healthcare facilities. In order to maintain accreditation, CHA demonstrated that we offer an integrated, system-wide cancer program. Our cancer program is guided by the CHA Cancer Committee, comprehensive...

  • CHA Recognized for Video Interpreting and Online Dispatch Services


    CHA receives an Amerinet Healthcare Achievement Award for technological improvements to our medical interpreting services. CHA recognizes that getting the best possible care means that providers and patients need to be able to communicate effectively. When language is a barrier, trained medical interpreters are critical to the process.  To improve our services, CHA implemented video interpreting and an online dispatch service that has significantly reduced wait times while increasing access to inte...

  • CHA Physician Joins National Effort to Improve Primary Care


    We all want health insurance that gives people the best possible coverage. Sometimes we forget that there’s a lot of work involved in developing programs that ensure people receive the best care. Dr. Kirsten Meisinger intends to do just that in her newly appointed position as national co-chair of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative. In this role, she is overseeing a national program to promote the Patient-Centered Medical Home model and team-based pri...

  • Helping Medical Students Practice Critical Thinking


    Medical education is complex, but Clinton Pong, MD, is working to make it better. Dr. Pong, a member of the CHA teaching faculty, received an Innovations in Education grant from the Tufts University School of Medicine to improve the decision-making of medical students, teaching them to become better doctors. The grant program encourages teaching faculty to explore new ways of advancing medical education and its overall mission.

  • George Maxted, MD Receives Aisner Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis


    Dr. George Maxted is co-winner of the 2015-2016 Mark Aisner, MD, Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis. This prestigious award was established in 1988 by former students, colleagues, patients and friends of Mark Aisner, MD, a distinguished Tufts School of Medicine (TUSM) course director for physical diagnosis from 1946-1977. Recipients of this award mirror Dr. Aisner’s career as a respected educator, researcher and clinical practitioner. The award is intended to enhance the teaching of phys...

  • CHA Recognized as Outstanding Member by Mass Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA)


    CHA has always been committed to the well being of refugees and immigrants. We work in partnership with the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) to ensure their healthy integration into the communities we serve. This year, MIRA recognized us as an Outstanding Member at their annual “Our Shared Table” event.   CHA and the MIRA Coalition recently established a 30-member Foreign-Trained Health Professionals Working Group that meets monthly at CHA to explore problems, causes and solutions...

  • Humanism in Medicine Award – Arnold Gold Foundation: Cambridge Health Alliance


    Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a Harvard-affiliated community health system, was honored at the Golden Thread Gala, which weaves together science and the human side of health care. At the event, held on October 27th at the WGBH studios in Boston, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation presented CHA with its Humanism in Medicine Award for providing cutting-edge, compassionate care to diverse communities in the Boston metropolitan area.

  • Radiology Services Nationally Accredited by ACR


    Most people need radiology services several times throughout their lives. Whether you are being evaluated for a broken bone or require more sophisticated services like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it’s important to receive care from a nationally accredited radiology service. Cambridge Health Alliance’s Radiology Services continue to be leaders in providing excellent patient care. We are nationally accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Breast Ultrasound, Sterotactic ...

  • 2016 Family Medicine Educator of the Year - Mass. Academy of Family Physicians: Honor MacNaughton, MD


    Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) physician Honor MacNaughton, MD, has won the 2016 Family Medicine Educator of the Year award presented by the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians (MassAFP). The award recognizes exemplary clinical teaching of medical students in the specialty of family medicine.