House Call Physician of the Year Award, American Academy of Home Care Medicine
Monica R. Vandivort, MD
This award is the highest honor bestowed by the Academy that recognizes pioneering physicians who are bringing house calls back into the medical care mainstream.
Dr. Vandivort is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Dr. Vandivort is a board certified internal and geriatric medicine physician and a certified medical director in long-term care. As a physician in Banner University Medical Group, she has over 20 years of experience in providing primary care in clinic settings, nursing home and assisted living sites, and at home primarily in Cochise County. She is a leader and champion for the development of home-care programs, rural health issues for elders and guiding health system change. To her patients and families, her colleagues, her trainees and members of her community, Dr. Vandivort is the beloved and welcoming face of home care medicine.