This week is National Medical Group Practice Week, a recognition of the positive impact on communities by their local medical practices.
Wisdom, Integrity and Compassion are the organizational values at Wright State Physicians (WSP). Here are just a few of the many examples of how dedication to these has impacted the community at large.
Helping Firefighters Fight Skin Cancer (more)
Our providers and employees share their wisdom with medical students, resident physicians and physicians in fellowship programs at the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) helping them achieve success in their medical training. Many of these new physicians remain in the Dayton region, expanding care options for even more people in our area.
WSP CMO Participates in Event Addressing Local Maternal and Infant Mortality (more)
WSP Surgeon Named Miami Valley Hospital Physician of the Year (more)
WSP’s PTU (dermatology research) and OB/GYN research clinics provide cutting-edge, low-cost care, bridging a treatment gap for many people in our community that are uninsured or underinsured.
Helping Patients Globally also Helps Patients Locally (more)
Dr. Lee, pictured above, with WSP family medicine, also works with the BSOM Asian-Pacific medical student group, conducting health fairs for the Dayton Vietnamese community. Dr. Lee and the students provide education on Hepatitis B, and screenings such as blood pressure, glucose, and body mass index checks.
- WSP’s recent participation in the American Heart Association (AHA) Dayton Heart Walk raised thousands of dollars for heart care advancements! Our employees also volunteered with the AHA STEMM Goes Red For Women, focused on sharing information with local female students about education in STEMM-related fields.
- Our employees regularly volunteer, donate, participate, and raise money for many local non-profits, and community events including; The Foodbank, For the Love of Children, Wright State University Food Pantry, Diabetes Dayton, and the Air Force Marathon.
- To honor Veterans Day and support local Veterans WSP is collaborating with Sophie’s Companions For Veterans a local non-profit that rescues dogs and trains them to be support animals for disabled Veterans or Veterans with PTSD.
- Outreach Supports Brigid’s Path (more)
During the pandemic WSP provided free Covid-19 testing to BSOM students, allowing them to continue their clinical training,and to WSU student-athletes, allowing them to compete in NCAA competition. WSP also held multiple free community Covid-19 vaccine clinics, vaccinating thousands locally.