The Physician of the Year Award was established to honor and recognize one physician at Nationwide Children’s Hospital each year for demonstrating these defining attributes…

• Providing the highest quality family-centered clinical care
• Supporting and demonstrating Zero Hero principles and behaviors
• Demonstrating excellence in teaching
• Contributing to new knowledge through research; and
• Practicing OneTeam Values

The selection of the winner is determined by members of medical and hospital leadership.

A  few comments describe this year’s winner, Professor Ben Nwomeh:

“He is a national and international expert in his field and has brought recognition to Nationwide Children’s by virtue of his work here and abroad.”

“He is an exemplary teacher, coach, and mentor and he is a designer of the curriculum at all levels of medical education.”

“He is an outstanding practitioner of the art of medicine, and at the same time rooted in the evidence-based practice of medicine.”

“He is an innovator in developing enhanced treatment options for patients with a chronic illness that may require surgery.”

Professor Ben Nwomeh

 

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