|In the spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration, this week’s Magnet Moment recognizes Brittney Patterson, MS, RD, CNSC, CCTD. Brittney has been recently honored with the 2021 Excellence in Clinical Dietetics Award from the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Brittney’s accomplishments include integrating innovative frailty assessment tools for SHC’s liver transplant program and additional solid organ transplant service lines, as well as leading clinical advancements for COVID-19 ICU patients. Currently, she is an active member of the interprofessional COVID-19 Task Force and advocated for early PEG tube placement for COVID-19 patients.|
|As a transformational leader, Brittney is a teacher of clinical nutrition at a local state university and acts as a knowledgeable mentor for SHC’s interns, medical students, nurses, physicians, and her fellow Registered Dietitians. Aspiring to advance global knowledge of clinical nutrition, Brittney has published articles in journals and presents at professional events. |
Thank you, Brittney, for your commitment to interprofessional collaboration and exemplary professional practice as you dedicate tireless efforts to optimizing patients’ nutritional status.
Magnet Moment Submitted by: Meagan Moyer, MPH, RD Director of Clinical Nutrition Services Stanford Health Care