Choosing Wisely® Champion Awards

Eric Anthony Lee, MD

The Choosing Wisely Champions program helps expand the Choosing Wisely campaign by highlighting stories of individual clinicians whose leadership in choosing tests and treatments wisely has inspired others to promote high-quality, person-centered care. The AGS congratulates Eric Anthony Lee, MD, on being named our Choosing Wisely Champion for 2017.

Dr. Lee is a general internist working at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles and a firm believer in healthy aging across the continuum of one’s life. As co-chair of the High Risk Drugs in the Elderly Committee for Kaiser Permanente, Southern California, Dr. Lee is a recognized authority on appropriate prescribing for older men and women. Dr. Lee helped update his institution’s diabetes testing reference range and also developed delirium prevention protocols, among several noteworthy contributions to Kaiser Permanente representing the depth and breadth of Choosing Wisely guidance from the AGS.

Past Recipients of the Choosing Wisely Champion Award

2016      Heidi-Ann Courtney, PA-C, and Ariel Green, MD, MPH