Health Notes: Dr. Steven Long named ‘Physician of the Year’ by local medical societyDr. Steven Long of the Mount Royal Clinic has been named “Physician of the Year” by the Lake Superior Medical Society.
By: Compiled by John Lundy, Duluth News Tribune
Dr. Steven Long of the Mount Royal Clinic has been named “Physician of the Year” by the Lake Superior Medical Society.
The award is given in recognition of “consistently demonstrating qualities recognized as defining excellence in medical-care delivery,” the medical society said in a news release. Long attended medical school at the Duluth and Minneapolis campuses of the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency in internal medicine at Wausau Family Medicine Residency Program in Wisconsin. He has cared for patients at Mount Royal Clinic for the past five years.
The medical society announced the following additional awards:
Meanwhile, Long also has been nominated for the 2013 Minnesota Family Physician of the Year Award, the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians announced. As many as four finalists will be chosen from among the nominees. The academy will accept additional information and letters about Dr. Long until Jan. 15. Letters can be mailed to Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, 600 S. U.S. Highway 169, No. 1680, St. Louis Park, MN 55426, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A wish list
The Essentia Health Foundation has put together a “wish list” to help young patients who receive care through Essentia Health Children’s Services.
Courtesy of an Essentia Health news release, here are a few gift ideas:
To learn more, call the Essentia Health Foundation at (218) 786-1619.
Health on TV
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon will be one of the guests on this week’s “Speak Your Mind” at 7:30 this evening on PBS North (channels 8.1 and 31.1).
The half-hour show, on the topic “Myths about Mental Illness,” also will feature Casey Ladd, director of Child and Family Services at the Human Development Center, and host Dr. Carolyn Phelps.
Prettner Solon is a retired clinical psychologist.
“Speak Your Mind” follows “Doctors on Call” at 7 p.m. This week’s program, hosted by Dr. Ray Christensen, is on the topic of “Healthy Living and Seeking Balance.”