Khan, Tsao named physicians of the year
Dr. Khan was nominated by four different employees recognizing him for his kind demeanor and his inspirational leadership. Nominators lauded Dr. Khan for his efforts to make others feel appreciated and comfortable. One employee described him as “the kind of doctor that all doctors should be like” and added that Dr. Khan treats employees like family and “will do anything in the world for all of his staff.”Dr. Tsao also received high praise for his compassion with patients, employees and colleagues. One nomination said that Dr. Tsao earned the respect of employees at all levels because he is trustworthy, dependable and has a deep passion for his job. “Dr. Tsao is a true example of what every children’s hospital is searching for in a physician champion to drive a safety-focused culture,” the nominator wrote.
The Physician of the Year award is an employee-driven initiative recognizing those who go above and beyond to deliver exceptional patient care. Drs. Khan and Tsao were presented with their awards at a recent dinner for hospital leadership, physicians, the honorees, and guests. Each received a framed plaque and a monetary gift to the charity of their choosing.
— Rhiannon Collette, Memorial Hermann