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Physicians and executives with close ties to urgent care are prominent among Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of Black Healthcare Leaders to Know for 2023. As Becker’s reasons, diversity among providers and healthcare organization leadership “leads to more informed, personalized care and improved outcomes” while those chosen to be on the list have demonstrated an ability to foster “positive patient experiences, paving the way for the next generation of leaders, and promoting health equity.” Among them are Evelyn Balogun, MD, chief medical officer of Inspira Medical Group in Mullica Hill, NJ; Bayo Curry-Winchell, MD, urgent care medical director and physician at Saint Mary’s Medical Group in Reno, NV; Amanda Buirge, chief financial officer of Prime Healthcare’s Roxborough Memorial Hospital & School of Nursing in Philadelphia, a position in which she has oversight of the institutions urgent care services; and Nichole Wilson, vice president of Community Health Operations at Indiana University Health, for which she helped streamline urgent care clinic operations.

List of Top Black Healthcare Leaders Reflects Well on Urgent Care Diversity