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2010 Physician Values in Action Award Recipients


Covenant Health recently recognized five Covenant physicians for exhibiting dignity, excellence, justice and service in their profession.

Values in Action is the most prestigious recognition program Covenant awards their physicians and is based on the health care system’s core values of dignity, service, excellence and justice.  Recipients are selected through nominations from their peers, patients and staff.


Dr. Brad Snodgrass, Internal Medicine


Dr. Benny Phillips, Gynecologic Oncologist


Dr. Harold Smith, Neurosurgeon


Dr. Richard George, Neurosurgeon

The final award presented was the Robert J. Salem, M.D., Distinguished Award which is given to a physician who exemplifies the consummate physician.  Dr. Robert Lee Stripling, was honored for clinical excellence, collegiality, compassion, integrity, and for vision and innovation.  Covenant Health was honored he received this award prior to passing away on Thursday, Oct. 28.

Dr. Robert Lee Stripling

Please join us in congratulating each of these physicians for everything they do for Covenant, their co-workers and most importantly their patients.

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