NEOMED alumnus Nicholas Detore, M.D. (’09), was chosen as the 2017 Physician of the Year by Lake Health. A statement made by his co-workers in a press release from the hospital explained why he was nominated and won the title, saying, “Dr. Detore shows exceptional professionalism and compassion for his patients. He is always respectful, always willing to listen, and always thinking of how best to serve patient needs.” Within Lake Health, Dr. Detore serves as medical director for the Center for Comprehensive Rehabilitation, office quality director for CPC Plus, and member of the Medical Executive Committee, Lake PHO Board and Patient Experience Champions team.