Kloecker collects MediStar Award
U of L oncologist recognized for efforts in healthcare advocacy.
Dr. Goetz Kloecker of the U of L Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, was the recipient of The Seven Counties Services "Healthcare Advocacy" Award at the 2013 MediStar Awards.
Goetz Kloecker, M.D., MBA, MSPH, FACP, of the University of Louisville Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology, along with patient Nancy Alvey, were awarded The Seven Counties Services "Healthcare Advocacy" Award at the 2013 MediStar Awards held Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.
The award is presented annually to an individual or organization that is an effective advocate at the local, state or national level concerning issues such as, but not limited to, access to care initiatives that support healthy lifestyles.
A physician at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Kloecker specializes in caring for lung cancer patients. He was instrumental in establishing the Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Clinic and serves as its director.
Kloecker also directs the Medical Oncology/Hematology Fellowship Program.
Created in 2007 by IGE Media, publishers of Medical News and Medical News For You, The MediStar Awards honor eight healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership, design, humanity and meeting consumer needs, as well as the Physician of the Year award.