Dr. Shahkolahi wins GW Hospital Innovation Award

March 29, 2017

Dr. Murteza ShahkolahiPGY3 resident, Murteza Shahkolahi, MD, received the award for establishing multidisciplinary patient care protocols for emergency critical care. 

Anyone working at the hospital — residents, physicians, nurses — can come up with a project and participate in the annual competition, says Jesse Pines, M.D., M.B.A., director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research (CHIPR) and professor of emergency medicine and health policy and management at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS). CHIPR works with the hospital to both choose the winners and assist them with their projects, says Pines.