FISHERSVILLE, Virginia —Jason Lawrence, MD, of Augusta Health Pulmonology Critical Care, has been named the 2023 Preceptor of the Year by medical students of Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) for his dedication and expertise as a preceptor in healthcare education.
Preceptors are practicing physicians who are integral to medical students’ clinical education and training. The Preceptor of the Year is chosen each year in each VCOM region and is voted on by medical students based on which preceptor they believe was the most impactful to their training.
“Being a preceptor is both a privilege and a joy, as it allows me to guide and inspire the next generation of learners,” said Jason Lawrence, MD. “To be chosen as Preceptor of the Year is an honor that fills me with gratitude, highlighting the significance of shaping minds and fostering growth.”
The mission of VCOM is to prepare globally-minded, community-focused physicians to meet the needs of rural and medically underserved populations and promote research to improve human health. For more information on the College, please see the website at www.vcom.edu
Dr. Lawrence is board-certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pulmonary Medicine. He specializes in the expert management of all aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine, including asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis, lung cancer, pneumonia, pulmonary rehabilitation, smoking cessation, and recurrent respiratory infections. To learn more about Dr. Lawrence, please visit www.augustahealth.com/provider/jason-lawrence/.