Daughters of Israel's Dr. Joshua Schor Named 2017 National Medical Director of the Year

March 29, 2017

Joshua Schor, MD, CMD, medical director at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was recently named the 2017 Medical Director of the Year by AMDA (The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine) during the society’s annual conference in Phoenix, AZ.

Schor has served in his role at Daughters of Israel since 2001. In 2014, he established an interdisciplinary wound-care team, which put new protocols and equipment into place. He also created a liaison with an external wound specialist who visits once a week.

As a result of Schor’s efforts, the facility’s wound numbers have shown, and the staff has seen dramatic improvement in the healing of complex wounds.