/////Dr. Golden Receives National Award
Dr. Golden Receives National Award 2018-01-05T08:58:03+00:00

OCT. 4, 2001 | A physician at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received the Excellence in Physician Leadership Award from the American Health Quality Association (AHQA).

William E. Golden, M.D., accepted the award at the association’s annual meeting in San Diego last month. He is director of the Division of General Internal Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine.

William E. Golden, M.D.

The James Q. Cannon Memorial Endowment supports the award.

“Dr. Bill Golden is without a doubt among the leading physicians in health care improvement today,” Fred Ferree, chair of the endowment board, said.  “His work in the field of quality improvement has been fundamentally important in shaping the health care industry’s concept of continuous improvement.”

 Dr. Golden has served as a leader in many organizations advancing health care for Americans, including the prestigious Institute of Medicine, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Quality Forum, and the American College of Physicians – American Society of Internal Medicine. The AHQA noted that he has contributed to improvements in stroke prevention, treatment of heart attacks, and improving rates for preventative services such as immunization of adults and mammography.

Dr. Golden also is vice president for clinical quality improvement of the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care.

See more information about the AHQC awards here.

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American Health Quality Association: <A href=”http://www.ahqa.org/index.html”>http://www.ahqa.org/index.html
Division of General Internal Medicine: http://www.uams.edu/dim/GENERAL.htm
More information here: http://www.ahqa.org/media/cannon_awards.html