Gundersen Medical Foundation awarded the "Most Outstanding PGY1 of the Year Award" to Jordan Ludwigson, MD, Internal Medicine resident, June 15 at the resident and fellow graduation celebration. This annual award is given in recognition of a PGY1 (postgraduate year one) resident who has excelled in the first year of training.
"From day one Dr. Ludwigson was placed in situations beyond his level of training and excelled. Not only is he knowledgeable and well read, he is continually pressing himself and his thinking to consider additional aspects of patient care. His personal interactions and demeanor demonstrate a deep respect and commitment to his profession while maintaining humility," says Lori Weber, MD, director, Transitional Residency program.
The Foundation established the award to recognize a first-year resident who works hard, is a great team player and learns new skills throughout his or her rookie year while demonstrating excellence in:
- Work ethic
- Patient care
- Practice-based learning and improvement
- System-based practice
- Medical knowledge
- Interpersonal and communication skills
Nominations were voted on by Gundersen Medical Foundation colleagues, program directors, associate program directors and program specialists.
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