Dr. Thea James Receives Jerome Klein Award for Physician Excellence

thea james 2Congratulations to Dr. Thea L. James, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Vice President of Mission, and Associate Chief Medical Officer, for receiving the 2017 Jerome Klein Award for Physician Excellence!

This prestigious award recognizes a physician who has demonstrably improved the lives of her patients, has a track record of excellence, acts as an outstanding mentor, leads with a positive attitude, and supports colleagues and other healthcare professionals.

Upon presentation of the award, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Ravin Davidoff said of Dr. James: “We have all felt her presence as she helps chart our journey to truly incorporate social determinants of health into today’s practice as well as guide our vision to make Boston the healthiest urban population in the world. She exemplifies the values to which we are committing as an organization. There is no more qualified or appropriate recipient for this award.”

We are very proud of the incredible work that Dr. James does every day at Boston Medical Center!