Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VAMC
VA Physicians Recognized for Excellence
Congratulations to Dr. Cabrina Campbell, Dr. Paul Kettl and Dr. Vasant Dhopesh who received these awards that were created to honor clinicians who are constantly going above and beyond their duties.
Dr. Campbell received The Robert Dunning Dripps Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education. The award recognizes excellence as an educator of residents and fellows in clinical care, research, teaching and administration. “I am humbled by this recognition; yet thrilled to be rewarded for delivering impactful and compassionate patient care,” said Dr. Campbell. “Modeling this level of dedication to junior colleagues is my daily pleasure.”
Dr. Kettl received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. The award recognizes excellence and commitment to medical education by outstanding faculty members.
“It has been an honor to work with the many students and Psychiatry residents from Penn,” said Dr. Kettle. “Not only are they all smarter than me, but I have been impressed by their continuing dedication to improving the health care of the Veterans we serve.”
Dr. Dhopesh received The Scott Mackler Award for Excellence in Substance Abuse Teaching. The award recognizes excellence in teaching medical students, residents, post-doctoral fellows, nurses and other faculty in the area of substance abuse.
“I greatly appreciate the residents and my colleagues for and recommending my name for the award,” said Dr. Dhopesh. “I do enjoy teaching addiction as part of psychiatry to Penn residents and Fellows.”