The American College of Physicians (ACP) has honored Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, F-RCP London, professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine in Chattanooga, with the 2023-2024 ACP Award for Outstanding Contributions to Improving Well-Being and Professional Fulfillment in Internal Medicine.
According to ACP, the award recognizes an individual who has helped the profession of medicine by improving practice or training environments, advocating for system changes, fostering communities of well-being, and helping others address their personal well-being.
“I am humbled and honored to receive this award and am grateful for my trusted team. This award highlights the necessity of physician well-being and professional fulfillment as keys to our collective effort to improve the culture and delivery of medicine,” Dr. Panda said. “But the epidemic of health care professional burnout threatens the fabric of our society.”
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