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2014

To be selected for the 2013 Physicians of Excellence honor, applicants were required to meet the following baseline criteria:

 

- Be certified by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties, a member board of the American Board of Osteopathic Medical Specialties, or an equivalency board recognized by the Medical Board of California or Osteopathic Medical Board of California - Be in good standing with the Medical Board of California or Osteopathic Medical Board of California - Maintain his/her primary practice in Orange County for the last five years - Be in practice within his/her specialty field for the last five years

 

Applicant nominees also were required to meet at least two of the following four criteria. The Selection Committee determined whether the applicant met the criteria, and in some instances, discretion was used. 1) Physician Leadership- Recent (within the past three years) positions as an elected or appointed member of a medical organization including but not limited to: chief of staff, member of the medical executive committee, department chair or vice chair, board of director position for Orange County Medical Assn., the California Medical Assn., the American Medical Assn., the American Board of Medical Specialties, or other medical groups. Excludes full-time paid administrative positions, although a paid position as a medical director is acceptable.