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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 following quarter.) To nominate a deserving provider, please complete and online nomination form.

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Golden Stethoscope Award Honorees – Q2 2018

Renee Varoz, MD
Renee Varoz, MD
Adult Hospitalist
Beth Saltzman, MD
Beth Saltzman, MD
Adult Hospitalist

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.

Golden Stethoscope Award Honorees – Q1 2018

Yuki Sakai, MD
Yuki Sakai, MD
Adult Hospitalist
Zorisadday Gonzalez, MD
Zorisadday Gonzalez, MD
Adult Hospitalist
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Ashley Burson, CNP
Pediatrics
Susanna Gonzales, MD
Susanna Gonzales, MD
Critical Care Intensivist

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