Dr. Adamkin recognized as exemplars of compassion in health care

Published on February 26, 2019

Recognized as an individual who improves the lives of others, Dr. Matt Adamkin will be honored with the Commitment to Compassion Award. 

Matt Adamkin, M.D., assistant professor in the Division Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UofL School of Medicine, is among this year’s winners for his work with Special Olympics athletes. Adamkin is a physical medicine and rehab physician in the UofL Department of Neurological Surgery and UofL Physicians – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

His volunteer work with Special Olympics Kentucky includes providing no-cost physicals to the special athletes who have intellectual or developmental difficulties.

Presented by the Partnership for a Compassionate Louisville, the award is given to health care professionals who inspire others to be more compassionate. The honorees will receive their awards during the 4th Annual Commitment to Compassion Luncheon at the Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N. 6th St., on Wednesday, Feb. 27. 

Wednesday’s event is hosted by Passport Health Plan, Insider Louisville and the Compassionate Louisville Healthcare Constellation. Read more on the Insider Louisville website.