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Alwin F. Steinmann, MD, FACP

Dr. Steinmann serves as the official representative of the College for the Colorado Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Steinmann, read his bio.

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2022 Chapter Awardee Highlights

  • Laureate Award - Dr. Jennifer Ziouras
  • Robert Gibbons Distinguished Medical Educator Award - Dr. Karen Chacko
  • Joel Levine Distinguished Healthcare Advocate Award - Dr. Rita Lee
  • Volunteerism and Community Service Award - Dr. Daniel Witten
  • Early Career Physician Award - Dr. Heather Cassidy

Congratulations to Jennifer Ziouras, MD, FACP, who was awarded the 2022 Laureate Award. Jennifer Ziouras is the Senior Medical Director for the IPA and Risk for Optum Care Colorado which partners with community primary care physicians to help deliver value-based care.

2023 Chapter Excellence Award

We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2023 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 54 other outstanding chapters. In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet nineteen Bronze criteria, seventeen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians.

Chapter Excellence Award Gold

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