Dr. Jonathan QuadeThe UAB Medicine Office of Patient Experience and Engagement (OPXE) has recognized Associate Professor and Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma Jonathan Quade, M.D., as a 2021 “Top-Performing” provider.

This year, the OPXE recognized 151 physicians and APPs who are in the top providers across UAB Medicine for the Physician Communication domain. These providers scored an average of 98 percent or higher (n ≥ 30) in these five domains:

  • Listened carefully
  • Demonstrated care and concern
  • Clear explanations
  • Included patient in health care decisions
  • Overall care rating, 0-10

Those named top providers, like Quade, displayed commitment to high-quality, patient-centered care is one of the reasons UAB organization continues to excel in its pursuit to become one of the nation’s best health care systems.

The OPXE states, “To the thousands of other providers and staff who serve at UAB Medicine, thank you as well for your extraordinary efforts and service in the midst of tremendous challenges over the past two years. As revealed by our patients, you have demonstrated consistent kindness despite the difficulties you faced.”

John D. Sherrill Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery Steven Theiss, M.D., congratulates Quade on his accomplishment.

“Dr. Quade is a great example of clinical excellence for our clinicians across the department,” said Theiss. “In an urgent environment, he still manages to listen to his patients, explain plans of care, and ensure their voices are being heard. That is the type of patient experience we strive for.”