Physicians of the Year Recognized at Reception

Colleagues honored three outstanding physicians at the Columbus Regional Health Physician Recognition Reception, held May 13 at Green Island Hills Country Club. Physicians recognized this year are Jefferson C. Jones Sr., MD, for excellence in Leadership; Richard L. Allen, MD for excellence in Teaching; and Vincent M. Nicolais, MD for excellence in Clinical Care. The recognition program, established in 2014, salutes a Physician of the Year in each of three categories – Leadership, Teaching and Clinical Care. Any medical staff member, patient, family, board member or Columbus Regional Health employee could nominate a physician.