Detroit Physician Awarded Schwartz Center Prize

Congratulations to Rana Awdish, M.D., the recipient of the 2017 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year presented by the Schwartz Center at its annual dinner November 16. Dr. Awdish is a critical care medicine physician and director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.  She has written and spoken nationally about her experiences as a patient in her own institution when she suffered a serious illness, and has used her perspective as a patient and physician to address gaps in patient-caregiver relationship.