Aug. 19, 2009
-- Today it was announced that The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA) and Military Connection.com have joined forces to find the best Veterans Affairs and the best Military Primary Care Doctors in the country. These two groups will be asking Veterans, active military and family members, to nominate primary care physicians who they believe provide the highest level of care to their patients.
“Those doctors who deliver that respect and care through their extraordinary concern, dedication and professionalism need to be recognized."
explained Steve Newton, co-founder of SSFOA. (www.silverstarfamilies.org)
. "The best measure of how good a job a doctor is doing is through the patient's feedback. The nomination and selection process for this program will be based totally on what those patients say. We encourage you to nominate deserving physicians"
One of MilitaryConnection.com’
s major areas of focus is healthcare and healthcare professionals including physicians, nurses and allied health. “Military medicine including the VA and military hospitals uses leading edge technology and is world class” said Debbie Gregory, CEO of MilitaryConnection.com. “Those who serve and their families deserve the very best. It is our pleasure to work with an extraordinary organization such as Silver Star Families of America to recognize those physicians who go above and beyond for their patients”.
Silver Star Families of America and MilitaryConnection.com will be accepting nominations online from members of the military, veterans and their family members beginning the 15th of August for a 90 day period. One VA Primary Care doctor and one Military Primary Care doctor will be selected.
To nominate your Primary Care doctor go to: www.silverstarfamilies.org or http://www.militaryconnection.com/
. The deadline for nominations is November 15th. The “Above & Beyond” Physician Awards will be announced on December 1st. Additionally, many deserving physicians will be profiled and recognized on both SSFOA and MilitaryConnection.com websites.
About Silver Star Families of America (www.SilverStarFamilies.org):
Silver Star Families of America is dedicated to supporting and assisting our wounded/ill troops, veterans and their families in any way possible. Part of their mission is to ensure that they receive the respect and care that they deserve. SSFOA is a 501 c 3 tax-exempt non profit all volunteer organization. They have no paid employees and their Board of Directors are not compensated in any manner. All of their programs are offered free-of-charge. Donations to SSFOA are tax deductible as allowed under law.
MilitaryConnection.com is one of the most comprehensive directories of veteran and military resources and information on the Internet. There are thousands of pages and all resources and something for everyone. Everything is provided free to users. MilitaryConnection.com was recently named a “Top 100 Employment Website” by WEDDLES and became a proud corporate member of the Defense Department’s America Supports You program in 2008. MilitaryConnection.com has the honor of working with the finest non-profits serving the military and veteran communities and is often referred to as “The Go To Site’.
SSF SSFOA is a 501 c 3 tax exempt nonprofit organization.
All donations are tax deductible
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The mission of the Silver Star Families of America is to remember, honor and assist the wounded of our Armed Forces