Hermitage, TN – Jory Burroughs, MD, OB Hospitalist, was recently named Physician of the Quarter (Q3 of 2019) by Summit’s Employee Advisory Group (EAG).
Dr. Burroughs was recognized for the care he demonstrates to patients and staff along with his commitment to improving the quality of care to those in our community. “We are extremely proud to recognize Dr. Burroughs for his exemplary work on behalf of our patients and our community. Dr. Burroughs is highly regarded by our nursing and fellow medical staff members and this award is representative of that honor,” said Brian Marger, CEO, TriStar Summit Medical Center. “TriStar Summit is committed to delivering quality patient care and we are proud and fortunate to have him as a member of our medical staff.”
Dr. Burroughs is a member of TriStar Summit’s OBER (Obstetrics Emergency Room) medical team which provides 24-hour OB emergency care. TriStar Summit Medical Center began offering OBER services to patients in 2018.
The Physician of the Quarter honor is given to those physicians who exemplify the hospital’s mission statement, known as I SERVE: Integrity, Selfless, Exceptional quality, Respect, Visionary, Excellence. Criteria for nomination include:
- Shows concern and is an active listener
- Shows sensitivity to staff, patients and families
- Open to views and opinions of others
- Respectful and honest in interactions with others
At the end of the year, TriStar Summit employees will name a Physician of the Year, choosing from the four Physician of the Quarter recipients.