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Introducing the 2024 Medical Staff Award Recipients

Introducing the 2024 Medical Staff Award Recipients

The Boulder Community Health (BCH) Medical Executive Committee recently met in June to vote and honor recipients of the annual Medical Staff Awards. The awards are voted on yearly by the Medical Staff, consisting of physician and advanced practice provider (APP) leaders at BCH.

These distinguished BCH providers have gone above and beyond to demonstrate incredible care, compassion and service.

A very big congratulations to the following team members for their contributions to our organization and community! Awards were presented by Jeska Albuisson, MD - hospital medicine physician and Medical Staff President. 

Lifetime Service Award
Valerie Lipetz, MD | Internal Medicine Associates of Boulder (IMAB), Board of Directors 
Specialty: Internal Medicine 

Compassionate Care Award
Nelson Trujillo, MD | Boulder Heart at Anderson Medical Center
Specialty: Cardiology 

Exceptional Leadership Award
Tim Meyers, MD | Foothills Hospital Emergency Department, Emergency Medicine Department Chair 
Speciality: Emergency Medicine

Excellence in Primary Care Award
Alyssa Carlson, MD | Anchor Point Primary Care, Ambulatory Medicine Department Chair 
Specialty: Family Medicine 

Outstanding Advanced Practice Professional
Carla Keahey, ACNS-BC, FNP-BC | Boulder Creek Family Medicine 
Specialty: Family Medicine 

Staff Appreciation Award
Joan Palen, RN | Foothills Hospital Emergency Department 
Speciality: Trauma Medicine