Dr. Cole Zanetti, a leadership preventive medicine resident at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, is doing his primary residency in family medicine at Concord Hospital. A divergent thinker, he is researching the intersection of positive deviance, quality improvement, informatics, health care delivery science, and primary care. His career aim is to participate in the development and implementation of sustainable healthcare initiatives that will revolutionize healthcare delivery systems, patient care, and medical education.
Dr. Zanetti recently entered a “challenge contest” on primary care innovation, hosted by the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care and numerous partners. He was selected to make a five minute pitch to a set of ‘innovation and value judges’.
His project, “Positive Deviance as a Value Based Approach to Patient Engagement” was selected as a winning innovation. He was awarded the American College of Physicians’ Primary Care Innovation Award. His work is recognized for its ability to promote the practice of high value care.