July 20, 2023

Eleanor King, M.D., wins 2023 Ascension Medical Group Excellence in Medicine Award

Eleanor King, M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Family Medicine residency program director at Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital, won a 2023 Ascension Medical Group Excellence in Medicine Award.

Eleanor King, M.D.

The Ascension Medical Group’s Michigan Physician Well-Being Committee established the award to recognize physicians who exemplify Ascension’s values via “their volunteerism, good works, and dedication to the care of the underserved and exceptional service to their patients and colleagues.”

One of five Family Medicine physicians practicing in Ascension Medical Group sites in Michigan to receive the award, Dr. King was nominated by her peers.

Dr. King, who joined the Family Medicine faculty as a clinical assistant professor in 2018, also serves as medical director of the Rochester Academic Family Medicine Clinic. She also directs MIDOCS, a state-funded program designed to recruit and retain primary care physicians in underserved areas of Michigan.

A 2015 graduate of the WSU School of Medicine and native of Cheboygan, Mich., Dr. King completed her residency in Family Medicine at Crittenton Hospital (now Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital) in Rochester, Mich.

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