Fainer/Tauber, MD Awards

Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation (VCMRF) has announced the recipients of the 2017 Fainer/Tauber, MD Awards. They will be honored on Thursday, August 17 at Ancient Creek at Petersen Ranch, in Somis.

Hospital Physician of the Year: Deborah Carlson, MD Community Memorial Health System-Pacific Inpatient Physicians

Community Physician of the Year: Richard Rothschild, MD Cabrillo Cardiology Medical Group-affiliated with Dignity Health/St. John’s Regional Medical Ctr.

Vision Care Specialist of the Year: Michael McQuillan, OD Owns a private practice Camarillo

Oral Health Specialist of the Year: Joel Goldenberg, DDS Goldenberg Family Dentistry, Ventura

Hospital Nurse of the Year: Amy Querol, RN, BSN Community Memorial Health System

Community Nurse of the Year: Shirley Scott, JF Charge Nurse California Forensic Medical Group at Juvenile Facilities

Behavioral/Mental Health Professional : Patrick Zarate ntura County Behavioral Health – Chief Operations Officer/Substance Use Disorder Services

Community Service Award: Denise Carter Mission Home Health – Regional Director of Sales

Allied Health Professional of the Year: Bonnie Subira, MSW Community Memorial Health System – Director, Social Service/Case Management

Trailblazer Award: Kaiser Permanente (Mary Jarvis, Public Affairs Director is the contact)

The $225- plate event ($195 for past award winners) includes a champagne reception, entertainment by the Midnite Band), dessert, live and silent auctions, formal dinner and the awards ceremony. Funds from the event will benefit oral health and vision care services for low-income children and seniors, homeless outreach for those less fortunate, and survivorship wellness retreats for low-income women undergoing cancer treatment at local hospitals through the InnCourage program. The event MC’s and Live Auctioneers are Bonnie & Rich Atmore

Founded in 1956, Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation’s mission is “To improve, in partnership with others, access to needed health care for the most vulnerable and underserved residents of Ventura County.”

For more information please contact Victoria Chandler at the Ventura County Medical Resource Foundation 641-9800, email at vcmrf@vcmrf.org, or visit website at vcmrf.org.

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