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Our Congratulations

We are proud of our providers’ accomplishments and admire their dedication to advancing the health and wellness of local residents.

In addition to leading busy professional and personal lives, we acknowledge their efforts in helping improve care throughout our health care system and within our communities.

While the awards listed below vary, they demonstrate each provider’s commitment to their profession. With appreciation, we honor each of them for their perseverance, skill, and expertise. Know a provider who has earned an award or recognition? Share their news HERE.

 

Cooley Dickinson Medical Staff Awards
Cooley Dickinson Medical Staff Awards Ceremony
Left to Right: Estevan Garcia, MD, Chief Medical Officer; Joanne Marqusee, President & CEO; James Bartus, PA-C; R. F. Conway, MD, President, Medical Staff.

 

The Physician Excellence Award is awarded to the Cooley Dickinson provider who has achieved significant improvement in clinical outcomes.

2017 – Geoffrey Zucker, MD, Gastroeterology

2016 – Wayne Hioe, MD, Hospitalist Medicine

2015 – Holly Michaelson, MD, General Surgery

The Medical Staff Teamwork Award is given to the physician who demonstrates a highly developed ability to bring teams of clinicians together to improve patient care.

2015 – Helana McCracken, MD, Hospitalist Medicine

The Advanced Practice Clinician Excellence Award is given to those who demonstrate a strong ability to work with physicians and hospital staff to create quality outcomes and improve care.

2017 – James Bartus, PA, Emergency Medicine

2016 – Jennifer Lesperance, NP, Hospitalist Medicine

2015 – Matthew Lawrence, NP, Critical Care Medicine

 

Massachusetts Medical SocietyMassachusetts Medical Society – Community Clinician of the Year Award

The Community Clinician of the Year award recognizes providers who have made “significant contributions to patients and the community.” Listed below are recipients of the Hampshire District Medical Society Community Clinician of the Year Award:

2015-2016                    
Marianna Marguglio, MD
2014-2015                    
William Swiggard, MD
2013-2014                    
Robert M. Abrams, MD
2012-2013                  
Katherine J. Atkinson, MD
2011-2012
Deborah E. Smith, MD
2010-2011
Theodore K. Selkirk, Jr., MD
2009-2010                   
Paul S. Baecher, MD
2008-2009                  
Geoffrey M. Zucker, MD

For the complete list of recipients or to learn more about the Massachusetts Medical Society, visit their website.

William E. Dwyer Award

The William E. Dwyer Award  for Distinguished Community Service is awarded annually to an individual who demonstrates loyalty, leadership, and dedication to improving the health of the community.

2015 – Geoffrey M. Zucker, MD

Paragon Awards

AIDS red ribbon logo, Cooley Dickinson Medical Group A Positive Place, Northampton, MA 01060.

The Paragon Awards celebrate those who have gone above and beyond in making significant and lasting contributions in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the Pioneer Valley. The awards were given on behalf of A Positive Place.

  

Joanne Levin, MD, Medical Director, Infection Prevention at Cooley Dickinson Health Care; Board Certified Infectious Disease Consultant
Joanne Levin, MD
William Swiggard, MD, PhD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Infectious Diseases
William Swiggard, MD
Partners in Excellence Awards

The Partners in Excellence Awards are given annually to recognize employees for their outstanding contributions to Partner HealthCare’s mission. [insert link to mission

2017

James Most, MD, Hospitalist Medicine

Annemarie Heath, CNM, Medical Director for Midwifery

Robert Weitzman, MD, Family Practitioner, Cooley Dickinson Medical Center Hadley Family Medicine, Hadley, MA 01035
Robert Weitzman, MD

2015

Chalice Santorelli, NP, Northampton Family Medicine