SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians honored Gwendolyn Poles, DO, FACP, with the 2012 Robert S. Pressman Award for Distinguished Service to Internal Medicine. The chapter presented Dr. Poles with the award at their December annual awards dinner.
“We join in applauding Dr. Poles for being such a fine doctor and community member. Our insurance company has the distinct pleasure and benefit of Dr. Poles serving on our physician panel.”
Dr. Poles is a practicing physician in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She has practiced medicine for 21 years and is board certified, specializing in Internal Medicine. Dr. Poles is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
“We congratulate Dr. Poles in receiving this award,” said Scott Diener, president and CEO for the NORCAL Group. “We join in applauding Dr. Poles for being such a fine doctor and community member. Our insurance company has the distinct pleasure and benefit of Dr. Poles serving on our physician panel.”
The Pressman Award for Distinguished Service to Internal Medicine is given annually by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians to a Pennsylvania internist who best demonstrates commitment to his/her patients and his/her community as a practicing physician, as a leader within organized medicine, and for extraordinary dedication to the specialty of internal medicine. This award was first given in 1994 to Robert Pressman for his distinguished service.
The NORCAL Group of Companies
NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company, PMSLIC Insurance Company and Medicus Insurance Company, members of the NORCAL Group of companies, are medical professional liability insurers providing protection to more than 28,000 physicians, healthcare extenders, medical groups, hospitals, community clinics and allied healthcare facilities in the nation. The companies share a group rating of “A” (Excellent-Stable) by A.M. Best for their financial strength and stability.
NORCAL Mutual is based in San Francisco, CA, and operates in California, Alaska and Rhode Island. PMSLIC is based in Mechanicsburg, PA, and operates in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Medicus is headquartered in Austin, TX, and is licensed to sell medical professional liability insurance in 37 states across the nation.