Lawrenceville, NJ, October 22, 2015 – MDAdvantage Insurance Company of New Jersey, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, was honored on October 14th with a New Jersey Business and Industry Association 2015 Award for Excellence.
The NJBIA Awards for Excellence annually honors a select group of companies whose energy and vision has resulted in exceptional achievements in four award categories: Environmental Quality, Business Success, Outstanding Employer and Public Service. MDAdvantaqe was recognized as an award recipient in the Community Service category for the Company’s commitment to the Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Scholarship Fund and other charitable initiatives that are supported each year.
Chairman and CEO Patricia A. Costante expressed her appreciation for the award, stating “I wish to thank Michele Siekerka and the entire team at NJBIA for hosting a great event recognizing some of the state’s most outstanding companies. Congratulations to all of this year’s very deserving honorees. I would also like to express my gratitude to my team at MDAdvantage for their tireless commitment to raising scholarship funds for medical and healthcare students in New Jersey.”
Since 2003, MDAdvantage has sponsored the Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awards®, a longstanding program that has recognized exceptional physicians and healthcare leaders since 1939. The awards program is named after Edward J. Ill, MD, a New Jersey physician who pioneered national standards in continuing education. Each May, exceptional physicians and healthcare leaders are honored at a black tie dinner. Profits from the dinner are dedicated to the Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Scholarship Fund, which was developed in 2009 in recognition of a demonstrated need to support healthcare education in New Jersey. To date, the Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Foundation has raised $405,000 in scholarship contributions.
MDAdvantage Insurance Company of New Jersey, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance in New Jersey, is committed to supporting physician initiatives that increase patient safety and minimize the risks of liability, educating the New Jersey healthcare community and investing in the future of our state’s healthcare system. MDAdvantage is the publisher of MDAdvisor, a peer-reviewed, MEDLINE® indexed medical journal. For more information on MDAdvantage, call 888-355-5551 or visit www.MDAdvantageonline.com.