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Physician Champion Award Dinner 2022


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Physician Champion Award Dinner 2022

Twenty-one clinicians across Providence Southern California were recently recognized at the inaugural Physician Champion Award Dinner on May 5 for their significant contributions to building a culture of philanthropy at their medical campuses.

The award acknowledged select Providence Southern California physicians for their commitment to philanthropy and medical care. Each ministry nominated two physicians from their respective organizations to be honored, including nominees from the Los Angeles Physician Enterprise.

“These physicians take their expertise and commitment to health care beyond the bedside. They are true philanthropy ambassadors by communicating the positive impact patients can have on health care in our community,” says Kevin Manemann, chief executive, Providence St. Joseph Health, Southern California.

Providence Holy Cross Foundation was proud to recognize Omaran Abdeen, M.D., and Gregory Paranay, M.D., as the first to receive the 2022 Physician Champion Award. Their passion for philanthropy inspires the next generation of physician engagement, representing the importance of a strong partnership between Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and
its Foundation.

“Our physician colleagues are among the most essential partners our philanthropy team has,” says Michelle Koenig Barritt, chief philanthropy officer. “Every day we are grateful for their clinical expertise, compassion and dedication to our mission. It is because of their passion in caring for others that we have been able to create healthier communities.”

Congratulations Dr. Abdeen and Dr. Paranay for being honored as Providence Holy Cross’s 2022 Physician Champions 

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