Weekly business newspaper Providence Business News is read by the business community throughout Rhode Island and Bristol County, Massachusetts. Each year, the publication holds several awards programs and, this year, Brown Medicine is pleased to be a multiple award winner. Following is a list of company-wide honors as well as specific physician recognition:
Best Places to Work
Brown Medicine’s 420 employees were asked by an independent research firm to complete a survey and, based on their feedback, Brown Medicine was celebrated at a virtual awards presentation as one of the 2020 best employers in the state. A profile story ran in the printed supplement citing Brown Medicine’s telemedicine and work-from-home options, social distancing wellness modifications for in-person employees, and a 2 culture.
Leaders & Achievers
Dr. Peter Hollmann, chief medical officer for Brown Medicine, was honored as a leader and achiever for this first-ever awards program. He was among the 25 business leaders selected from a large pool of nominees based on their leadership, achievements and longstanding commitment ot the business community, as well as a sustained demonstration of community service and mentoring in the region.
Established 20 years ago, this is one of PBN’s longest-running premier programs recognizing leadership and excellence at organizations in both private and public sectors. Brown Medicine was named a 2020 Business Excellence award winner in the nonprofit large company category. A virtual awards ceremony will be held in late November.
40 Under Forty
Dr. Abbas Rupawala, gastroenterologist with Brown Medicine and assistant director of Brown Medicine’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center; and Dr. Ross W. Hilliard, primary care physician with Brown Medicine’s Division of Internal Medicine, were recognized in a virtual ceremony as part of PBN’s 40 Under Forty awards program. They were lauded as “rising young professionals” along with 23 other men and 15 women for their efforts in the workplace and community