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  • Dr. Donee Patterson, Einstein’s Director of Medical Community Outreach, Selected As One of the NAACP Influential Black Women

    Published: 03/19/2013


    Donee Patterson, MD, a family medicine physician at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, has been selected one of the year’s Influential Black Women in Philadelphia by the NAACP, Philadelphia Chapter. Dr. Patterson is one of the women chosen from hundreds of nominations from the ranks of community leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs throughout our area. The women selected will be honored on Sunday, March 24 at the NAACP Awards Banquet being held from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Grand Ball Room at The First District Plaza, 3801 Market Street, Philadelphia.

    Dr. Patterson is a board-certified family medicine physician and Einstein’s Director of Medical Community Outreach. With her passion and expertise in preventive medicine, she is actively involved in reaching out to youth, families and seniors across the region, to educate them on a wide range of medical issues affecting their household and the community. In this role, Dr. Patterson is fulfilling her lifelong dream of building stronger, healthier families. “Donee’s commitment to community is extraordinary,” said Steven L. Sivak, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Einstein Healthcare Network and Medical Director of Einstein Community Health Associates. “She works tirelessly to educate and inform members of our community about healthy living and disease prevention. Donee is an outstanding example of an Einstein Physician.”

    The honorees will be featured in the NAACP Henry Lee Moon Library and Civil Rights Archives housed at the NAACP National Headquarters in Baltimore, which serves as an information center that maintains a reference collection of materials, books and photographs about the civil rights movement.

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