Stephen M. Jordan, M.D., C.M.D. has been awarded the 2008 annual Medical Director Quality Award. This award is given jointly by the Georgia Health Care Association, the Georgia Medical Directors Association and the Georgia Medical Care Foundation. It recognizes the Medical Director who has demonstrated knowledge and activities that promote Quality Improvement in patient care in Georgia skilled nursing centers. “Dr. Jordan was selected for this award from an impressive list of nominations of Medical Directors in Georgia.” said Perry Kemp, executive director of the Georgia Medical Directors Association. “His desire to lead all of his nursing centers to continuously improve their care to our most frail elderly makes him very deserving of this honor.”
Dr. Jordan is a native of Screven County and currently resides in Statesboro. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors degree in chemistry with a minor in physics. He attended the Medical College of Georgia and did his Internal Medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota and the Medical College of Georgia. He continued his training with a cardiology fellowship at MCG. He also served as chief of cardiology at Darnell Army hospital in Ft. Hood Texas, from 1973 to 1975 leaving the army with a rank of major.
More recently, Dr. Jordan earned certification as a Medical Director in Long-term Care from the American Medical Directors Certification Program (AMDCP). He is one of only 2200 US physicians and one of 63 physicians in Georgia to have earned this certification. He currently serves as Medical Director for four nursing centers in the region.