At the recent Nebraska Medical Association awards in Omaha, Broken Bow doctor David Minnick was awarded Physician of the Year. The Physician of the Year is awarded to an actively practicing physician who consistently achieves high standards in the practice of medicine and is looked upon as a role model by his or her peers.
To be eligible for the award, the nominee must be a credible role model, both professionally and personally, to their community, other health professionals, residents, and medical students. They also must exceed expectations of his or her practice or profession, make a significant difference in the life of a patient, staff member, or colleague, and also contribute substantially to their community through community service or support. The nominee must also be a member of the Nebraska Medical Association.
Dr. Minnick specializes in broad-spectrum family medicine. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1987 and his medical doctorate from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1992. He then completed his family medicine residency at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, MO in 1995.
Dr. Minnick has worked at Central Nebraska Medical Clinic since August of 1995 and is only the fourth western Nebraska doctor to receive the award since 2000 ( 2003 – Milton “Pete” Johnson, MD, Scottsbluff, 2010 – Vincent Bjorling, MD, Scottsbluff, 2019 – Michele Mulligan-Witt, MD, Valentine).