Recent Awards and Honors for the BIDMC Community

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JANUARY 03, 2022

Below is a list of recent awards, honors, accomplishments and more that the BIDMC community received in recent months.

BIDMC earned U.S. News & World Report’s new Best Hospitals for Maternity Award.

BIDMC received the Shining Star Research Award from the Massachusetts Health Council for the medical center’s groundbreaking work on COVID-19. The award honors the work of the medical center’s research community.

BIDMC received the following Achievement Awards for our heart failure, resuscitation and stroke programs:

  • Target: Stroke Honor Roll Advanced Therapy – Hospitals that achieve this honor, in addition to their achievement of Gold or Silver, are recognized for Door to Device times in at least 50 percent of applicable patients within 90 minutes for direct arriving and within 60 minutes for transfers.
  • Target: Stroke Honor Roll - Elite Plus – Hospitals that achieve this honor, in addition to their achievement of Gold or Silver, are recognized for 75 percent or higher adherence for Time to IV thrombolytic therapy in 45 minutes or less and 50 percent or higher in Time to IV thrombolytic therapy in 30 minutes or less.
  • Get With The Guidelines - Resuscitation: Gold Achievement – Hospitals that achieve this honor are recognized for two or more consecutive calendar years of 85 percent or higher adherence on all achievement measures in resuscitation.
  • Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure: Gold Plus Achievement – Hospitals that achieve this honor are recognized for two or more consecutive calendar years of 85 percent or higher adherence on all achievement measures applicable and 75 percent or higher adherence with additional select quality measures in heart failure.
  • Get With The Guidelines - Stroke: Gold Plus Achievement – Hospitals that achieve this honor are recognized for two or more consecutive calendar years of 85 percent or higher adherence on all achievement measures applicable and 75 percent or higher adherence with additional select quality measures in stroke.
  • Target: Heart Failure – Hospitals that achieve this honor, in addition to their achievement of Gold or Silver, are recognized for 50 percent or higher performance to all relevant Target Measures.

Mary Bouxsein, PhD, Director of the Center for Advanced Orthopedic Studies, received the 2021 Adele L. Boskey Esteemed Award for Bone and Mineral Research from the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research. The Award recognizes outstanding and major scientific contributions, leadership and mentorship in the area of bone and mineral research, especially in the areas of mechanisms of mineralization, bone mineral, bone quality, and mechanobiology.

Di Feng, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, received an NIDDK R03 and Department of Defense Discovery Grant to support her ongoing work studying ACTN4 phosphorylation in Type I and Type II diabetic nephropathy.

Frank Slack, PhD, Shields Warren-Mallinckrodt Professor of Medical Research, was nominated for the Barbara J. McNeil Faculty Award for Exceptional Service at Harvard Medical School.

Derrick Tin, MD, Senior Fellow Disaster Medicine, was named by the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association to their “25 under 45” Influencers in Emergency Medicine List.

 

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