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Alper Award Nominees

Alex Jones, MD

Alex Jones MD

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine – Chattanooga, in partnership with Erlanger, is proud to announce the nomination of Alex Jones, MD, for the 2024 Alper Humanitarian Award. Dr. Jones is the nominee representing the department of family medicine.

Dr. Jones has displayed integrity in his patient care from day one and has always been very thorough and efficient. He is willing to go the extra mile to deliver evidence-based medicine that is patient-informed and aligned with the patient's goals of care.

He has served his community of peers by serving as chief this year and has gone above and beyond the call of duty in optimizing schedules, didactics, and streamlining communication.

The university, in conjunction with the Erlanger Foundation, Erlanger, and an endowment from the family of the late Dr. Harold Alper, has established the yearly ceremony and grand rounds keynote address. The Alper Humanitarian Award is presented to a graduating resident or fellow at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine – Chattanooga who has consistently demonstrated during residency or fellowship the humanistic qualities for which the late Dr. Alper was known: integrity, compassion, and community service. Join us in congratulating Dr. Jones on his nomination for the Alper Humanitarian Award.

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