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University of South Florida

USF Health physician recognized earns ACP highest honor

Jose Lezama, MD

Jose Lezama, MD, vice chair of the USF Health Department of Internal Medicine and professor at the Morsani College of Medicine, recently earned ACP Laureate Award American College of Physicians.  The award is the highest career honor given annually to one physician in each state.  The award recognized career dedication to education, leadership, service to community, innovation, humanism and scientific involvement in the ACP.  Lezama has served the ACP for almost 20 years in a variety of roles to include governors councils, and consulting  on projects in the areas of education, leadership development, patient safety, quality improvement, and residency and student advocacy.  “It’s the award that every internal medicine generalist and specialist most respect and I am humbled by the selection.”