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2003 Teaching Award for Excellence in Clinical Medical Education

Kaiser Permanente’s geriatric members have no greater friend and care giver than Dzung Trinh, MD. In his roles as Chief of Geriatric Medicine and Chief of Graduate Medical Education, he developed a nursing home/continuing care program for the elderly at the Fresno medical center. He promoted a chronic care management program and helped designed a centralized phone medical triage system.

Dr. Trinh has long been a leader in continuing medical education, including the creation and presentation of the Medicine Case Conference Series. As an exceptional educator, clinician and leader, he serves as a role model and mentor to many new physicians.

Daily, Dr. Trinh lives out his belief that education and health promotion are key to having a healthy patient population and community