West Roxbury's Dr. John Graef Receives Medical Staff Service Award from Boston Children’s Hospital
West Roxbury Resident Receives Medical Staff Service Award from Boston Children’s Hospital
Newton, Mass. January 18, 2013 — Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a multi-specialty physician practice with offices across eastern Massachusetts and an affiliate of Atrius Health, is pleased to announce that West Roxbury resident Dr. John Graef has received the Medical Staff Service Award from Boston Children’s Hospital.
Awarded by the Medical Staff Organization, Children's Medical Staff Service Award honors an individual for providing outstanding service to Children’s Hospital patients. Dr. Graef was recognized for his work on behalf of the medical staff and for his service as the organization’s president from 2009 to 2011.
Dr. Graef attended medical school at New York University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Boston Floating Hospital for Infants and Children in Boston. Dr. Graef is board certified in pediatrics. He practices at Boston Children’s Hospital.
About Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates is a nonprofit multi-specialty medical group providing care to 495,000 adult and pediatric patients at more than 21 offices across eastern Massachusetts. As an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Harvard Vanguard physicians are on the staff of Boston’s academic medical centers and community hospitals. Harvard Vanguard’s 4,100 employees, including more than 630 physicians and 1,000 healthcare professionals, are committed to making it easier for patients to be and stay healthy. Harvard Vanguard practices are among the highest rated in the state for clinical quality and accept insurance from most major health plans, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, Fallon Community Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Neighborhood Health Plan, Tufts Health Plan, and Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred. Harvard Vanguard is an affiliate of Atrius Health (http://www.atriushealth.org), an alliance of five non-profit community-based medical groups in Massachusetts.