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Vituity Partner Dr. Adnan Hussain Receives ACEP’s 2020 Community Emergency Medicine Excellence Award

Vituity is pleased to announce that Adnan Hussain, MD, Medical Director of AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL, was recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) with the 2020 Community Emergency Medicine Excellence Award for his outstanding contributions to care in Joliet and its surrounding communities.

Dr. Hussain is a strong leader who has made great improvements in operational, quality, and throughput measures.

Gregg Miller, MD
Chief Medical Officer at Vituity

“Dr. Hussain is a strong leader who has made great improvements in operational, quality, and throughput measures,” said Gregg Miller, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Vituity. “The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of local clinical leaders making innovative decisions in their emergency departments. With Dr. Hussain’s leadership, patients in the Joliet community are receiving high-quality and consistent care.”

Dr. Adnan Hussain

Dr. Hussain attended George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., and completed residency training in emergency medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He serves as Medical Director at AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL.

The ACEP Community Emergency Medicine Excellence Award is presented at the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee meeting during the ACEP annual meeting. Recipients are determined by the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee and ACEP board of directors. Recipients are also recognized at the annual President’s Awards Gala. Last year’s award recipient was another Vituity physician, Andrew Southard, MD, Medical Director of Saint Alphonsus Health System’s emergency department. Sergio Hernandez, MD, Emergency Department Medical Director for Citrus Valley Health Partners (CVHP), won the award in 2018.

Vituity is participating in the ACEP20 Virtual event on October 26-29, 2020. Connect with us and meet the team that transforming healthcare. Learn how we empower physicians to build meaningful careers with local autonomy backed by national support.

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