Three SFMS members were honored at the 2012 Health Care Heroes Breakfast on July 25.
Organized by the San Francisco Business Times, this annual event recognizes individuals and organizations from the local health care community and their dedication and commitment to the enhancement of the value and quality of health care.
Toni Brayer, MD, past SFMS president and chief medical officer of Sutter Health West Bay Region, was recognized for leading medical missions to disaster areas. She worked long hours in challenging conditions to deliver care to people in crisis in Haiti and New Orleans.
Vivian Reyes, MD, an emergency medicine physician, was honored for developing the Emergency Response Team at Kaiser Permanente. The team specializes in helping keep hospitals ready for natural disaster or emergency that could affect the entire region.
Gina Gregory-Burns, MD, an internal medicine physician, was acknowledged for helping Kaiser Permanente San Francisco achieve health equity by spearheading programs and strategies for delivering culturally competent care in diverse communities.
SFMS would like to congratulate our members, whose tireless commitments to health care are invaluable to a thriving medical community!