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Home | Community | Legacy of Caring | Golden Stethoscope Award

Golden Stethoscope Award for Extraordinary Providers

Have you received exceptional patient care from one of our Presbyterian providers? Nominating them for a Golden Stethoscope Award is a wonderful way to say thank you. The award, which is presented four times a year, recognizes an outstanding Presbyterian Healthcare Services’ provider (doctors, surgeons, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurse anesthetists) who demonstrates excellence in patient care, customer service, communication and teamwork.

Nomination deadlines are March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31. (Presentations will be held in the middle of the following month.) To nominate a deserving provider, please complete and online nomination form.

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Golden Stethoscope Award Honorees – Q4 2014

Charlesly Joseph
Charlesly Joseph, MD
Presbyterian Hospital,
David Clanon
David Clanon, MD
Rust Medical Center,

Past Honorees of Presbyterian's Golden Stethoscope Award for Extraordinary Providers

The Golden Stethoscope Award honorees personify Presbyterian's goal to provide each patient with an exceptional experience. These providers demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care.

2014 Q3 Honorees

Denise Gonzales
Denise Gonzales, MD
Medical Director
Presbyterian Rust Medical Center
Jeffery Brown
Jeffery Brown, MD
PMG General Surgeon

What is the Golden Stethoscope Award?

Presbyterian's Golden Stethoscope Award is given to providers to recognize their clinical excellence and commitment to delivering compassionate patient care. They also demonstrate the behaviors and actions that exemplify Presbyterian's "CARES" behaviors:

  • Continuous Learning
  • Accountability
  • Respect and Respond
  • Environment of Health
  • Superior Outcomes

By embracing CARES behavior, these providers honor:

  • People First: Patients, Members, Employees and Clinician Partners
  • Wholeness: Body, Mind and Spirit
  • High Performance: Excellence, Innovation, Teamwork and Trust