The Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division (PAGS-WD) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Geriatrics Teacher of the Year Awards. Christine Herb, MD, associate program director, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Internal Medicine Consortium, is the recipient of the Geriatrics Teacher of the Year Award. Victoria Hornyak, PT, DPT, GCS, assistant professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, is the recipient of the Professional Geriatrics Teacher of the Year Award.
The awards recognize a physician and a healthcare professional who have made significant contributions to the education and training of learners in geriatrics and to the progress of geriatrics education across the health professions.
Dr. Herb served as director of Geriatrics Education and Core Faculty at Allegheny Health Network from 2012 to 2017. She is currently the chair of AHN’s Academic Improvement Committee and contributor to the Clinical Competency Committee